Nobel laureate comes to Albany image
1 June 2017

Australian Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall will deliver a public presentation titled ‘Reflections on the Road to the Nobel Prize: The Making of a Nobel Laureate’ at the Albany Town Hall this month.

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Albany families leave cars behind for Walk Safely to School Day image
17 May 2017

Albany students will join thousands around Australia participating in National Walk Safely to School Day this Friday, May 19. Walk Safely to School Day encourages parents, carers and their children to leave the car behind and safely walk the school commute instead.

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Saving lives one heart at a time!  image
17 May 2017

A community cardiac program is arresting the odds and saving lives one heart at a time. Albany Heart Safe was initiated in 2010 and over the past seven years has proven to be a valuable tool in improving survival prospects of people suffering heart attacks by enabling timely access to defibrillation (AED).

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Bella Kelly exhibition highly commended in national award image
12 May 2017

Vancouver Arts Centre’s Bella Kelly Retrospective was highly commended for the Arts Animates Category of the National Local Government Awards, one of only two WA Local Governments highly commended.

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Segway tours arrive at National Anzac Centre image
12 May 2017

The National Anzac Centre has partnered with Albany Segway Tours to trial the delivery of an iconic Segway experience through some of Albany’s most popular tourist sites.

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Amnesty period for short-term accommodation image
11 May 2017

The City of Albany is working with local homeowners to educate them on their obligations when operating short-term holiday accommodation following last month’s council meeting where elected members voted to endorse a two month information and amnesty period.

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City supports Shine the Light campaign image
8 May 2017

The City of Albany is continuing its support of WALGA’s RoadWise by participating in the 2017 Shine the Light on Road Safety campaign.

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Trails to progress one step at a time image
5 May 2017

Through extensive consultation with the community the City has developed the Albany Heritage Park Recreational Trails Concept Plan. However, there are still a number of stages to go, including funding, before the Concept Plan can progress.

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Exhibition explores The Story of Wool image
27 April 2017

From the arrival of the first sheep on the Brig Amity in 1826, sheep and wool have been important to the livelihood and creativity of the Albany community. This rich history and importance of wool to our community is now being told in The Story of Wool, an exhibition at Vancouver Arts Centre that will open at the Vancouver Street Festival on May 6 and run to June 10.

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Odette Mercy headlines the Vancouver Street Festival image
21 April 2017

The City of Albany’s Vancouver Street Festival presented by Act-Belong-Commit returns for a fourth year on Saturday, May 6 with a day full of gourmet food, heritage celebrations, artisan markets and a spectacular line-up of entertainment.

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