In figures released by the Federal Government this week, the City of Albany’s single-dose Indigenous vaccination rate is sitting at just 54.6 per cent.
Alzheimer’s WA chair Warren Harding revealed the plans to build a new four-bedroom cottage for overnight respite care within the next 18 months.
The six existing Legislative Council regions — half of which are in the country — will be replaced with a single “whole-of-State” electorate, from which all 37 MPs will be elected in future.
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The fifth Albany Pride Festival will be a celebration of the region and its thriving LGBTQIA+ community from February 18-27.
The A-Team is a photography project from Albany’s ACE Camera Club supporting people with disabilities to hone their skills and get involved in a thriving local club.
Dr Mullan made his way from Kalamunda to Albany over three months, raising close to $10,000 for people living with dementia.
More than 100 people gathered for a gala dinner at Motel Le Grande on Saturday to start the 11th annual Footy Stars Weekend raising vital funds for WA’s only community-funded hospice.
Lower Great Southern Alcohol and Other Drug Management Group chairman Sachin Khairnar said the festive season was a good time to reflect on our drinking culture.
Just 19 per cent of AHC staff surveyed this year said their organisation was “making the necessary improvements to meet our future challenges”.
Hosted by the Great Southern Noongar Emerging Leadership Group the two-day forum was attended by Aboriginal people from across regional WA.
Albany community services and businesses have united to host a raft of community events to mark the 16 Days in WA to Stop Violence Against Women campaign.
Great Southern Health Professionals Network’s Tess Air said there was significant evidence rural health professionals who were well-connected were more likely to continue living in the community.
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