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ALAC hoist abilities upgraded
Posted 08 July 2020 ALAC hoist abilities upgraded

Eight new starting platforms and a contemporary pool hoist will be installed at Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre that will increase user accessibility and bring the lap pool up to competition standard.

City funding supports community events
Posted 07 July 2020 City funding supports community events

Major regional events and local community events are able to apply for new funding rounds from the City of Albany this month to encourage community recovery and social connectivity.

City water tank gets a refresh
Posted 02 July 2020 City water tank gets a refresh

Trees, bushland and wildlife that were painted on an Emu Point water tank in 1999 by two local artists is being refreshed years later by one of the original artists and his new next generation apprentice.

Restoring Menang Noongar Boodja
Posted 01 July 2020 Restoring Menang Noongar Boodja

City of Albany will partner with local Menang Noongar community and South Coast Natural Resource Management to identify key places that can be dual named with the traditional Noongar name.

Millbrook Road Closure
Posted 29 June 2020 Millbrook Road Closure

Closure of Millbrook Road to heavy vehicles.

City of Albany Facilities and Services Opening Hours
Posted 26 June 2020 City of Albany Facilities and Services Opening Hours

Some City of Albany facilities are making temporary changes to how they deliver services.

ALAC hit the ground running
Posted 26 June 2020 ALAC hit the ground running

Swimming, basketball, yoga, senior programs and junior sport that were thriving activities at the Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre before COVID-19 are being welcomed back next month.

Roundabout receives safety trial
Posted 17 June 2020 Roundabout receives safety trial

A roundabout that intercepts North and Campbell Roads in Spencer Park will be subject to a safety trial after another vehicle lost control at the location in April.

City grants support community groups
Posted 10 June 2020 City grants support community groups

City of Albany are accepting applications for a variety of community grants aimed at helping eligible community organisations to bounce back from the impact of COVID-19.

City gets clever about climate
Posted 09 June 2020 City gets clever about climate

Reducing community consumption, costs and carbon emissions are just some of the benefits residents will see first-hand through the City’s new partnership with ClimateClever.

City re-opening community facilities for Phase 3
Posted 05 June 2020 City re-opening community facilities for Phase 3

The City of Albany will re-open a number of facilities from this weekend in response to the implementation of Phase 3 of the State Government’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

City staff support employment variation
Posted 28 May 2020 City staff support employment variation

City of Albany employees have overwhelming supported a proposal to reduce staff costs next financial year to save jobs and assist Council to balance its budgets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Winter road safety priority
Posted 28 May 2020 Winter road safety priority

With winter just around the corner, residents are encouraged to ensure that safety of themselves and others is a priority when they head out onto the roads.

Great Southern Youth Scuba Program
Posted 28 May 2020 Great Southern Youth Scuba Program

At-risk young Aboriginal people are being offered the chance to dive into their education, learning and career pathways with a place in the Great Southern Youth Scuba Training Program.

Bulk Green Waste Collection 2020
Posted 25 May 2020 Bulk Green Waste Collection 2020

The 2020 Bulk Green Waste Collection has been re-scheduled!

AHP volunteer clocks 30 years of service
Posted 18 May 2020 AHP volunteer clocks 30 years of service

As he takes his weekly post as a Visitor Information Officer this week, Albany Heritage Park volunteer Eric Corrigan will clock up an impressive 30 years on the frontline of Albany’s military history.

Visitor Centre assist tourism opeators
Posted 15 May 2020 Visitor Centre assist tourism opeators

The City of Albany is offering one-on-one assistance to eligible local tourism operators through the Albany Visitor Centre to support them accessing the WA Government’s Tourism Recovery Assistance Fund.

City begins re-opening community facilities
Posted 15 May 2020 City begins re-opening community facilities

From next week the City of Albany will begin phasing-in a re-opening of its facilities and services affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as the State Government begins to lift public restrictions.

City campsites set for upgrade
Posted 14 May 2020 City campsites set for upgrade

Cosy Corner and Torbay Inlet campgrounds will be closed to campers over winter as the City progresses planned upgrades that were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

City shine spotlight on community recovery
Posted 14 May 2020 City shine spotlight on community recovery

Albany’s social connection and community resilience will come under the spotlight as the City of Albany undertakes the first spot check survey with residents this week.

Albany farewells POW hero
Posted 07 May 2020 Albany farewells POW hero

Albany’s heart is heavy today as it farewells one of its most loved and respected community members, and “Death Railway” prisoner of war survivor Harold Martin, aged 103.

Drive-way drop-in to thank volunteers
Posted 07 May 2020 Drive-way drop-in to thank volunteers

Albany Heritage Park staff will take part in a unique initiative to recognise the Park’s dedicated team of volunteers for National Volunteers Week later this month.

Albany Community Observation Project
Posted 01 May 2020 Albany Community Observation Project

Residents can be part of history through a project facilitated by Albany Public Library and Albany History Collection to document the everyday experiences of the community though the COVID-19 pandemic.

City reopens campsites
Posted 01 May 2020 City reopens campsites

The City of Albany’s nature-based campsites will reopen to the public this afternoon following the State Government’s move to ease restrictions on camping.

City call and check on community
Posted 29 April 2020 City call and check on community

Albany residents who would like someone to check in on them regularly can now register for the ‘Call and Check’ service through the City of Albany.

#albanyinthistogether connects community
Posted 14 April 2020 #albanyinthistogether connects community

The City of Albany has launched an online campaign to help keep the community connected despite the challenges of current COVID-19 restrictions.

City campsites closed this Easter
Posted 07 April 2020 City campsites closed this Easter

The City of Albany is urging all residents to stay home this Easter holiday and cancel any plans to camp at the City’s nature based campsites because they will be closed.

Head home before regional borders close
Posted 27 March 2020 Head home before regional borders close

Albany Mayor Dennis Wellington is asking anyone who is currently holidaying in Albany to return home urgently before regional borders close next week.

Fossickers Tip Shop and Albany Visitor Centre to close due to COVID-19
Posted 24 March 2020 Fossickers Tip Shop and Albany Visitor Centre to close due to COVID-19

Fossickers Tip Shop and Albany Visitor Centre are the latest City of Albany facilities to close to the public on the back of the national response to COVID-19.

Library and Anzac Centre join COVID-19 closures
Posted 24 March 2020 Library and Anzac Centre join COVID-19 closures

Albany Public Library and the National Anzac Centre are now closed to the public as the Federal Government tightens restrictions on social distancing to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

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