AlburyCity News
What’s happening in our community
Friday 11 March 2022
Welcome to your AlburyCity News

It's been many busy hands since the last edition, so please read on and enjoy staying up to date with what's happening in our community.


At our recent Council meeting I was pleased to be able to report that at the end of the last quarter (Oct – Dec) we are very close to being on-track in delivering the items in this financial year's Budget. This is particularly pleasing as Council, like many other organisations in our community have continued to deliver our services during a challenging period.

Frank Zaknich - CEO


Dust off your fascinator, round up your friends, and head down to the racecourse for a thrilling weekend of food, fashion, and fun at the Albury Gold Cup.

And don't forget, it's a it's a half-day holiday from 12 noon on Friday 25 March for all employees within the Albury City Local Government Area.

Get amongst the fillies and enjoy the racing Friday 25 March - Sunday 27 March.


See you at the races

If you weren’t able to enjoy the inaugural Riverside Vibes a couple of weeks ago, you can still experience the amazing Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk on your very own... it’s the ultimate outdoor art gallery beneath the gumtrees.

Roll out a picnic rug, soak up the breathtaking views, and stroll along the riverbank to discover the unique story behind each art installation.

This must-see local treasure is home to the ‘Guguburras’, the newest edition to the intricately crafted Indigenous sculpture collection.

Visit Riverside Gallery

Embark on a journey through the world of contemporary photography with MAMA’s National Photography Prize 2022 exhibition.

This year’s finalists explore stories about community, family, and language, while simultaneously evoking reflection on some of the most pressing issues of our time.

Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Museum with family and friends.

Adventure into art

Rain didn’t hold riders and skaters back from hitting the bowl at the recent Retro Youth event, Famuary.

The skate park came alive with tunes from local bands, while food vendors kept their energy levels up during a jam-packed day of tail-whips and triple flips.

Bring your bike and try out the new pump track, have a go at the climbing wall, or shoot some hoops on the basketball court at our newly renovated skatepark.

Hit it up

What steps can we take to meet local housing demand now and into the future?

Your views will help shape the Albury Local Housing Strategy and strengthen our housing market by planning for affordable and well-designed homes.

If you have a great idea, we want to hear from you by March 31.

Share your thoughts

An unusually wet summer, combined with high humidity has led to rapid grass growth.

While the rain has regenerated our outdoor spaces with luscious green grass, our mowing crews have been working extra hard to keep up with the growth and have been prioritising the maintenance of local parks, recreation spaces, reserves, sports grounds, streetscapes and walkways.

Get Growing

We’re home to a large grey-headed flying-fox colony that helps establish and regenerate our native bushland. Thanks to these tiny critters, our local ecosystem continues to thrive.

One of the ways we check in on our flying-foxes is by conducting quarterly counts to learn more about their population size.

Track our furry friends

Over the years, you may have visited me on leisurely strolls through the Albury Botanic Gardens, or enjoyed picnics with family and friends beneath my majestic dome-shaped branches. Since I moved into the gardens as a sapling, we’ve shared many fond memories together, which is why I want to let you in on a little secret…

Discover now

The storm water network on Gap Road is getting a makeover, with old pipes being replaced to ensure storm water goes where it needs to, well into the future.

Road closures may affect your usual travel path, so plan an alternate route while works take place.

In the loop
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PO Box 323
Albury NSW 2640
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