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Mayor Dennis Wellington & the City of Albany Podcast

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Mayor Dennis Wellington is born and bred in Albany, Western Australia. Before becoming Mayor he ran his own business for more than 20 years and in 2001 was elected onto the city council, before his election as Mayor in 2011.

As a city, Albany boasts a population of more than 37,000 inhabitants and is in the process of implementing a number of government grants to help achieve a range of economic development initiatives. This will see the city grow to an expected population of 50,000 by 2025.

In this edition’s podcast he speaks with our host Stuart Anderson on the unique position the city is in having avoided the boom & bust of the mining cycle, the Royalties for Regions program and their economic development plan including:

  • Areas of investment
  • Implementation of better roads for the region
  • Investment in sporting fields
  • The growth in the recognition of Albany
  • National ANZAC Centre in Albany and its heritage as their last point of departure
  • Clean and green energy with 78% of their energy from wind farms
  • Being home to 26% of the state’s premium wines

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