Great-grandmother Patricia Byrne tells of miracle survival after three days lost in Albany bush

Great-grandmother Patricia Byrne tells of miracle survival after three days lost in Albany bush

Updated December 17, 2018 18:57:28 An 84-year-old woman who survived for three days in remote Western Australian bushland has thanked her rescuers — and even managed to joke about the ordeal from her hospital bed. Key points: Patricia Byrne was found on Sunday morning after a three-day search operation She …

Carnegie Energy’s Albany wave farm to get $2.6m from WA Government despite viability concerns

Carnegie Energy’s Albany wave farm to get $2.6m from WA Government despite viability concerns

Updated October 05, 2018 19:37:58 Photo: Carnegie’s proposed Albany wave farm is months behind schedule. (ABC News: Benjamin Gubana) Embattled wave power company Carnegie Clean Energy will receive a $2.6 million government pay cheque despite serious questions over its ability to fund what it has billed as Australia’s first commercial-scale …

Albany wave farm project in doubt amid Carnegie Clean Energy turmoil

Albany wave farm project in doubt amid Carnegie Clean Energy turmoil

Updated October 01, 2018 20:19:40 Photo: Sand Patch is the proposed location for the wave farm, but the Government is looking for assurances about the project’s viability. (ABC News: Benjamin Gubana) The future of the McGowan Government’s promised Albany wave farm is up in the air, with funding put on …

‘Field of Light’ to illuminate Albany in spectacular tribute to the Anzacs

‘Field of Light’ to illuminate Albany in spectacular tribute to the Anzacs

Posted September 27, 2018 07:35:23 Photo: Bruce Munro’s Field of Light at Uluru is the size of four football fields. (Supplied: FORM) Related Story: Uluru lights up with 15 tonnes of LEDs in outback spectacular Albany’s Mount Clarence will light up next week with the launch of a major art …

Palliative care and community-owned hospice make Albany a great place to die, locals say

Palliative care and community-owned hospice make Albany a great place to die, locals say

Posted August 10, 2018 06:56:37 Photo: The south coast WA town of Albany is a scenic place to live and a comfortable place to die. (ABC Great Southern: Ben Gubana) Related Story: Death doulas explain why everyone should have an end-of-life plan Related Story: Life after death: When dying is …

Albany bushfires: Firefighters begin mopping up after major blazes in WA

Albany bushfires: Firefighters begin mopping up after major blazes in WA

Posted May 26, 2018 19:04:57 Photo: Volunteer fire crews are happy to be mopping up today after some much needed rainfall. (ABC News: James Carmody) Related Story: Burn-off program defended in wake of major WA bushfires Related Story: Bushfire threat eases in WA but storm continues to batter south Emergency …

Albany burn-off program defended in wake of devastating bushfires

Albany burn-off program defended in wake of devastating bushfires

Updated May 26, 2018 08:54:42 Related Story: Volunteer firefighters exhausted as private burns get out of control Related Story: ‘It’s just absolute mayhem’: Property lost as bushfires rage near WA city of 35,000 Bushfires near the WA town of Albany have sparked a blame game between farmers and authorities with …

Massive WA bushfires downgraded as threat to Albany eases

Massive WA bushfires downgraded as threat to Albany eases

Posted May 25, 2018 20:53:20 The alert level for two bushfires nearing a township of 35,000 people in the south of Western Australia has been downgraded as firefighters manage to halt the blazes’ destructive paths. Key points: Firefighters say they are stretched thin as they try to get everyone out …

Instagram warning after tourist taking photos plunges to his death at The Gap in Albany

Instagram warning after tourist taking photos plunges to his death at The Gap in Albany

Updated May 18, 2018 17:16:11 Photo: The Gap on WA’s southern coast is a popular tourist destination despite the dangers. (Instagram: Saika_fit) Related Story: Man who slipped off sea cliff was trying to take photo, friend says Related Story: Tightrope walkers at Albany tourist spot spark police ire The death …

Anzac Day in Albany – in pictures | News

For the soldiers of the first convoy, Albany was the last time they would see Australia. Alan Henderson of the 7th Battalion had run out of black ink as he noted in his diary the events of 1 November 1914. ‘A red letter day in truth. I haven’t got any …