Public notices are used to advise Albany residents of road closures, footpath works and rubbish collections within the municipality.

All notices are published in local and/or state publications such as the Albany Advertiser, Great Southern Weekender and West Australian.

The Annual Electors Meeting will be held on Thursday 14 March 2019, commencing at 6.30pm in the Council Chambers, 102 North Road, Yakamia.

For further enquiries please call: Council Liaison 6820 3076

The City of Albany and the Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades will be carrying out a number of Fuel Reduction Burns this coming autumn 2019.

Fuel Reduction Burns will be undertaken when conditions are suitable for low intensity burns to be conducted.

Maps of the prescribed burning locations will be available at the City of Albany website

The City of Albany uses Fuel Reduction Burns to reduce fuel loads to assist in reducing bushfire risk to our communities whilst maintaining the biodiversity of the wide range of ecosystems in the City of Albany Reserves.

The City of Albany will be monitoring the forecast weather conditions to select the most appropriate conditions to undertake fuel reduction activities. The City liaises closely with DFES and other Emergency Service organisations to assess suitable conditions. Prescribed burns are announced on the ABC Great Southern Radio (ABC630 AM) prior to burning, and advice posted on the Emergency WA website.

Please direct enquiries to Darren Little Fire Liaison Officer at the City of Albany on 6820 3958 during business hours.

The City of Albany advises that the following temporary extended trading hours for 2019 have been approved by the Hon John Quigley MLA, Minister for Commerce.


Sunday 3 March 2019               10:00am – 5:00pm        Labour Day Weekend

Monday 4 March 2019               10:00am – 5:00pm        Labour Day


Sunday 21 April 2019                 10:00am – 5:00pm        Easter Sunday

Monday 22 April 2019                10:00am – 5:00pm        Easter Monday


Thursday 25 April 2019              12:00pm – 5:00pm        Anzac Day


Sunday 2 June 2019                  10:00am – 5:00pm        WA Day Weekend

Monday 3 June 2019                 10:00am – 5:00pm        WA Day


Sunday 29 September 2019       10:00am – 5:00pm        Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Monday 30 September 2019      10:00am – 5:00pm        Queen’s Birthday

Please note it is not compulsory for retailers to trade on these dates.

The City of Albany wishes to advise the community that site works for Alison Hartman Gardens will commence the week of the 30th of January 2019. Smith Constructions will be responsible for traffic management and site access.

No public access to the site from the 31st January 2019. The courtyard, Library and Visitor Centre will remain accessible.

Further information will be available on the City of Albany website:

Or, contact City of Albany Major Projects on: 6820 3000 or email:

To find out more about the Albany Town Hall Repurposing Project and make a comment, please go to the Public Comment page: Link to Public Comment page

Upgrading the recreational trails in AHP was identified as a Priority Project in the Albany Trail Hub Strategy adopted by Council in 2015 and resulted in the AHP Trails Concept Plan being developed and adopted by Council in 2017.

Since this time detailed planning of the first trails has been progressing including completion of more detailed surveys of environmental and cultural values.

To inform the community on the progress of the project, community members are invited to visit information displays and talk to City staff at the Princess Royal Fortress barbeque area on:

Friday, 11th January 2019, 10am-2pm,  

Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, 3pm – 6pm 

Saturday, 9th February 2019, 10am-2pm

For more information contact the City’s Reserves Officer Carl Beck, via email at 

To improve amenity and enhance our services, Albany Leisure & Aquatic Centre will be undergoing maintenance and upgrades to a number of its facilities.

Opening 24 January, 6am. Leisure Pool & Toddler Pool

Maintenance works to the pools have finished well ahead of schedule. 

Pools re-open in time for Australia Day long-weekend!

4 February - 28 February. Old Courts

Courts 1 to 4 will be closed during the day to allow for re-roofing, but will open for evening basketball fixtures.

Re-roofing schedule is subject to suitable weather conditions.

Postponed. Front Counter 

Front counter upgrades have been temporarily postponed. New dates for this work will be advised in due course.  

Albany Leisure & Aquatic Centre appreciates your support and patience during these  upgrades. For more information, please contact Albany Leisure & Aquatic Centre on 6820 3400 or visit

The City of Albany advises that maintenance will be undertaken on the footbridge, week commencing 04 February 2019.  Works include the removal of rust and re-coating of the structure.  Expected completion is late March 2019.

Please be advised that there will be periodic closures of the footbridge during the works.

Drivers and pedestrians are expected to show caution, observe all signs and obey the on-site traffic controllers in the work area.The City of Albany will endeavour to keep restrictions to a minimum and would appreciate your co-operation in working with on-site staff.

Please direct enquiries to Andrew Glendinning, Building Infrastructure Officer, at the City of Albany on 6820 3971 during business hours.

The City of Albany advises that roadworks will be undertaken on Grey Street East (between York Street and Aberdeen Street), commencing mid March 2019.

Works include the replacement of drainage pits and grates, sections of kerbing, removal of the existing road surface and placement of bitumen seal and upgrading all footpaths.  Following the completion of all works, this section of Grey Street East will return to two-way traffic flow.

Works are expected to be completed by early May 2019.

The City will endeavour to keep disruptions to a minimum and advise that the current one way traffic flow will continue for the duration of the works. 

Please direct enquiries to Roger Cations, Team Leader – Civil Infrastructure, at the City of Albany on 6820 3975 during business hours.


Grey Street East Roadworks (2MB) View File  OR   Download FileConcept design for Grey Street East road works - convert to 2-way.