NAIDOC Week celebrations

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia in July to recognise and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Each year NAIDOC Week takes on a theme for the celebrations. This year the theme ‘VOICE.

TREATY.TRUTH Lets work together for a shared future’ invites everyone to walk with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a movement of Australian people for a better future.

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Whale Watching Season

The annual migration of humpback, southern right whales and the rare blue whale brings these marine creatures to Albany waters each June, kicking off whale watching season in Amazing Albany. From June to October, observe these gentle giants from Albany’s shores or hop on a whale-watching cruise and get up close. 

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Final Days of the Field of Light: Avenue of Honour

Don’t miss the final days of Bruce Munro’s evocative artwork Field of Light: Avenue of Honour on Mt Clarence, honouring the WWI Anzacs and those who have served in every conflict since. The installation will light up for the very last time on the evening of Sunday, 28th April.

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Anzac Day 2019

Albany was the focus of special centenary events during the 2014-2018 commemorative period, but Albany's connection to the Anzac legend extends beyond this time. This is now one of Australia and New Zealand’s most significant pilgrimage destinations to experience the legend that shaped a nation.

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