Society Goes Blue for Men’s Mental Health

June 25, 2019

Albany Historical Society has recently painted one of the trees in Duke Street Park blue as part of The Blue Tree Project.

Aimed to raise awareness of mental health by being a conversation starter, with its origins in the Wheatbelt.

Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians between 15 and 44 years of age.

You can donate to Beyond Blue through our Facebook page, or visit Beyond Blue for more information.

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The Old Police House Gets Some Much Needed Love

May 21, 2019

The office at the Albany Historical Society is getting some much needed TLC at the moment with some new flooring!

After a very successful holiday season for the Gaol & Patrick Taylor Cottage, we’ve been able to do some much needed changes to the Old Police House on Duke Street where our offices are – which includes new flooring for the kitchen and hallways, a new hot-water system and a new vanity unit for the bathroom.

Many thanks to Matt for all his hard work, and many more thanks to all our volunteers and visitors who allowed this to happen!

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