Local Events Cancelled

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A number of organisers have preemptively cancelled local upcoming events due to the Federal Governments management plan of COVID-19 or the coronaviris. Below is a list of the cancelled events so far. 

  • Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate
  • ANZAC Day commemorations
  • The Albany basketball finals
  • Country Week
  • Albany & Districts Cricket Association grand finals will not go ahead
  • Football Federation Australia announced all football activities across the country will be postponed until April 14
  • Southern Peaks (6 months away)
  • The South West Street Fest March 21
  • Sustainable Community Festival March 21
  • Albany Shanty Festival
  • Borden X Cup
  • Great Southern Grammar's play Aida at the Albany Entertainment Centre
  • Disabled Surfers Association Great Southern Let's Go Surfing Day planned for April 4
  • Leukaemia Foundation Charity Fun Gold Day planned for March 22
  • The WA Football Commission has suspended all football training and games in WA until May 31
  • Celebrate WA announced the 2020 WA Day celebrations will be cancelled
  • Coal Miner's Daughter for April 1 at the Albany Entertainment Centre has been postponed (Keep your tickets!)
  • The Rubens have postponed their national tour, scheduled to play at the White Star in July
  • The South Coast Lions Club Bargain Bonanza April 5
  • The South Coast Lions Club free hearing checks April 4-5
  • Lockyer and Spencer Park Community Neighbour Day events

Although some may feel disappointment, organisers assure they have put attendees health first and moved to either postpone or cancel for 2020 altogether. 

(If you suspect you may have coronavirus symptoms or may have had close contact with a person who has coronavirus, you should contact the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.)

Marion Print

19 March 2020

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