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Virtual Visitor servicing Appointments
Posted 08 March 2022 Virtual Visitor servicing Appointments

If you can't make it in-store, we offer virtual appointments with our expert staff at the visitor centre. Appointments are available Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 9 am-10 am (in 15-minute intervals)

ALAC Covid Update
Posted 08 March 2022 ALAC Covid Update

An update in relation to a potential Covid case at Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre.

City welcomes Bicentenary ambassadors
Posted 08 March 2022 City welcomes Bicentenary ambassadors

Today the City of Albany welcomes its newly appointed Bicentenary Ambassadors with a civic function at the Town Hall as the community’s journey to 2026 officially commenced.

In Cahoots at the Town Hall
Posted 08 March 2022 In Cahoots at the Town Hall

Artists in remote and regional Aboriginal art centres and independent artists from across Australia have come together to develop the In Cahoots exhibition coming to Albany Town Hall in March.

New event at Cinefest Oz Albany shines spotlight on Albany film
Posted 22 February 2022 New event at Cinefest Oz Albany shines spotlight on Albany film

Details have been announced for CinefestOZ Albany 2022, revealing a huge four-day festival of film screenings and special events that will take place from 28 April – 1 May.

Local delicacies put on the Maritime map
Posted 09 February 2022 Local delicacies put on the Maritime map

The City of Albany and the Albany Chamber of Commerce and Industry are calling on all local hospitality venues to develop maritime themed dishes or drinks to feature in the Maritime Menu Map as part of this year’s Albany Maritime Festival.

Ten
Posted 08 February 2022 Ten "Other" Great Walks

The Bald Head Walk is currently closed due to significant trail upgrades. Don't miss out on these other great walks in the beautiful Great Southern. Read on for ten more spectacular choices.

Misery Beach Named Tourism Australia Best Beach 2022
Posted 30 January 2022 Misery Beach Named Tourism Australia Best Beach 2022

Our own Misery Beach, has been named the best beach in the country by Tourism Australia

Bald Head Trail Upgrade
Posted 28 January 2022 Bald Head Trail Upgrade

Works will commence in February to upgrade the iconic Bald Head Walk Trail in the Torndirrup National Park.

Grant success for City's Maritime Festival
Posted 28 January 2022 Grant success for City's Maritime Festival

The 2022 City of Albany Maritime Festival has been given a funding boost with the recent announcement of two successful grants.

Life’s a Beach with new all-terrain wheelchair
Posted 28 January 2022 Life’s a Beach with new all-terrain wheelchair

People with a disability will be able to enjoy the sand and surf at Binalup / Middleton Beach thanks to a new all-terrain beach wheelchair funded by the Department of Communities.

Warbirds return to Princess Royal Fortress
Posted 13 December 2021 Warbirds return to Princess Royal Fortress

Explore the militarised skies of Great Britain, Japan, Germany and more at the Princess Royal Fortress exhibition Warbirds; Aircraft of the Second World War.

Emotional exhibition arrives at Town Hall
Posted 10 December 2021 Emotional exhibition arrives at Town Hall

An emotional and reflective collective exhibition Eight: The Shift and Saudade will open from 9 November at the Albany Town Hall.

City of Albany lights up for Christmas
Posted 10 December 2021 City of Albany lights up for Christmas

The City of Albany’s Christmas festivities are double in size this year, combining the community’s traditional pageant with a new Christmas attraction that is sure to engage the whole family.

National Anzac Centre secures Silver in tourism awards
Posted 10 December 2021 National Anzac Centre secures Silver in tourism awards

The National Anzac Centre joined some of the State’s best tourism providers in the industry on Saturday night, securing Silver in the 2021 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards.

National Anzac Centre finalist in WA Tourism Awards
Posted 06 October 2021 National Anzac Centre finalist in WA Tourism Awards

The National Anzac Centre has been selected as a finalist in the 2021 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards, continuing the museum’s long list of tourism industry accolades.

Great Southern join festival of pre-loved stuff
Posted 15 September 2021 Great Southern join festival of pre-loved stuff

Great Southern residents are encouraged to join the Garage Sale Trail, Australia’s largest sustainability and community festival, when it returns bigger than ever in November 2021.

Exhibition commemorates enduring Aussie spirit
Posted 20 August 2021 Exhibition commemorates enduring Aussie spirit

To commemorate 80 years since the Siege of Tobruk, the Princess Royal Fortress is hosting a free exhibition which explores the Australian story that emerged from this 242-day long siege.

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