Queens Baton Relay heading to Albany

Local schools joining the celebrations!

Queens Baton Relay heading to Albany

Schools from across the Great Southern will fill the Town Square next Thursday, February 22 as Albany celebrates the Queen’s Baton Relay.

The Baton will be officially welcomed to Albany at the National Anzac Centre from 7am before it begins its journey through the streets of Albany.

More than 500 students from 22 schools across the region will gather in Town

City of Albany mayor Dennis Wellington is pleased that Albany is the first stop in Western Australia ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in April.