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September 2019

Southern Peaks

September 28 @ 8:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
Albany Albany, WA 6330 Australia + Google Map

Featuring Australia’s only Urban Downhill race, Southern Peaks is a community run and owned event. It truly has something for everyone – from hardcore riders, daredevils, committed mountain bikers and beginners – the 2019 Southern Peaks promises challenges, thrills and fun for participants and spectators – while showcasing some of the most spectacular urban and country scenery WA has to offer, in the heart of the community of Albany.

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October 2019

Understanding Tourism Market Research (Workshop)

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albany Chamber of Commerce & Industry, 76 Collie Street
Albany, WA 6330 Australia
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$50

Are you confused about recent conflicting reports on the state of tourism in the Great Southern? Are you having trouble finding customers for your amazing tourism products? If you’re asking: “Where the Bloody Hell are they?”, then this workshop is for you. This half-day workshop examines the latest research on visitation trends and market segmentation. We cut through the hype to help you understand what's really happening. At the end of this workshop you'll have a good understanding of demographics, motivators, and psychographics (no…

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Camp Quaranup Community Open Day

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camp Quaranup, Quaranup Rd, Vancouver Peninsula
Albany, WA 6330 Australia
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Camp Quaranup is holding a Community Open Day on the 12 October and is calling for volunteers to assist on the day. They are looking for people to assist with: Tour Guiding Crowd management Parking control Information services Waitressing Kitchen hands To register or find out more contact Camp Quaranup: Phone: 9844 4087 or 0407 029 343 (no texts please) Email: campq@dlgsc.wa.gov.au

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Turning Good Ideas into Extraordinary Experiences

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albany Chamber of Commerce & Industry, 76 Collie Street
Albany, WA 6330 Australia
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$50

A product is what you buy, an experience is what you remember.  Would you like to learn how to take your tourism product and turn it into an awe-inspiring, positive, word-of-mouth experience? This half-day workshop examines the growth of experiential travel, and why it's the fastest-growing sector of the tourism economy. You will learn how to create long-lasting memories, stimulate your customer's five senses and establish a "WOW" moment. By the end of the workshop, you will have discovered new methods…

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November 2019

Harnessing the power of storytelling to market your tourism experience

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albany Chamber of Commerce & Industry, 76 Collie Street
Albany, WA 6330 Australia
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$50

A product is what you buy, an experience is what you remember.  Stories are a great way to connect with your customers and spread the word about your amazing tourism business. This half-day workshop explores how you can share your unique story with your customers. We examine practical industry examples to show you how to use storytelling to market your business and capture the imagination and attention of your ideal customers. About the Trainer: Lenore Lyons has over 25 years of experiences as a…

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Run Albany

November 9 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Albany Albany, WA 6330 Australia + Google Map
Albany trail running

Run Albany, is a trail weekend unlike anything WA has seen. You'll be blown away by the atmosphere. From the party on Middleton beach, to the breathtaking coastal views. To the live music and visual art masterpieces. A celebration of all great things trail.……there's also wine, beer, food and one amazing trail community to share it all with. Distances suit all runners with the ability to run every day if you like! A former whaling town, Albany is becoming an…

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Trail Construction Training Workshop

November 26 @ 9:00 am - November 27 @ 5:00 pm
Albany Centennial Stadium, 143 Lockyer Avenue
Albany, WA 6330 Australia
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$150

Training provided by world-class trail builder Nick Bowman This course provides an introduction to trail building. It is designed for those with an interest in gaining employment in trails construction, as well as businesses and land managers wanting to up-skill current staff. What's included? 2 x half-day theory sessions covering different aspects of trail planning and construction 2 x half-day hands-on training at various locations Lunch and morning tea provided daily Opportunity to connect with trail builders in the region About…

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December 2019

Level 1 Flat Water Guide (Canoe/Kayak) – 2 Day Course

December 2 @ 8:30 am - December 3 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Quaranup, Quaranup Rd, Vancouver Peninsula
Albany, WA 6330 Australia
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$290

Australian Canoeing Flat Water Guide assessment (Canoe OR Kayak). Note: This is a two-day course. Participants are required to attend both days. Successful completion of assessments will ensure teachers meet the Department of Education activity-specific skills based requirements for paddling in closed water, as outlined within the Paddling Procedures (in addition to a First Aid Certificate and Rescue Qualification). A subsidy is available to members of outdoor recreation clubs and community groups. This subsidy is not available to teachers who require the qualification to…

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Level 0 Orienteering Coaching Certificate

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camp Quaranup, Quaranup Rd, Vancouver Peninsula
Albany, WA 6330 Australia
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$185

Level 0 Orienteering Coaching Successful completion of this course will ensure teachers meet the Department of Education activity specific skills based requirements for orienteering, as outlined within the Bushwalking and Orienteering Procedures (in addition to a First Aid Certificate). This course is a pre-requisite for those attending the skills workshop in the afternoon. What is included: The training and assessment will be conducted by Albany and Denmark Hinterland Orienteering Club (ADHOC) on behalf of Orienteering WA. Tea/coffee and water. What…

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Advanced Orienteering Coaching Skills

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camp Quaranup, Quaranup Rd, Vancouver Peninsula
Albany, WA 6330 Australia
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$120

Advanced Orienteering Coaching Skills This workshop will build on the foundation skills gained in the Level 0 certificate, and will provide more advanced instruction in compass work and navigation. This skills course has been developed in response to feedback from teachers who have completed the Level 0 qualification. A number of teachers require advanced techniques in order to teach Outdoor Education for WACE. Pre-Requisites - Level 0 Orienteering Coaching Course *Please note this is not the full Level 1 coaching course…

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