The Walpole-Nornalup St John Ambulance sub-centre has sounded its own emergency call as the team continues to search for volunteers to step up for their community.
A “bold step” to save the critically endangered western ground parrot is showing early signs of success after a group of birds were relocated to historic habitat east of Albany.
A program to train volunteers to care for the region’s trails and a project to preserve the Noongar stories of sites along Great Southern trails will be kickstarted with a $380,000 boost.
With nearly 100 years of volunteer service between them, Albany Meals on Wheels stalwarts Pat Bracknell and Melba Bembridge are showing no signs of slowing down.
Nullaki lime pit developer Graeme Robertson says he has abandoned negotiations with environmental protestors and will proceed with his road-widening plans after persistent trespassing and damage.
National Reconciliation Week came to an end with a sea of hands in Albany Town Square on Thursday as a reminder that the entire community has a responsibility take action to create meaningful change.
The City of Albany is set to backtrack on plans to ban four-wheel-drives on Shoal Bay and Betty’s Beach North after pushback from the community.
A first-of-its-kind winter festival is set to breathe new life into Albany’s rich maritime history next month with a stacked line-up of free events and international folk music hitting our shores.
A significant Noongar site dedicated to the memory of Paddy Coyne will be rejuvenated in a new community project backed by nearly $30,000 of State Government funding.
The Albany Boardriders are not easing up on the push for a safe and consistent surf break in town, as the search continues for the $5 million needed to build the Middleton Beach artificial surf reef.
A project to replace the City of Albany’s 4000 street lights with LEDs is expected to cost $2.5 million and cut greenhouse gas emissions emitted by street lighting by 50 per cent.
Menang Noongar history, stories and language could be preserved in the names of 28 natural landmarks as a historic City of Albany dual-naming project nears a milestone.
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