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Government Jetty


City of Albany

Place Number

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Nanarup Rd Lower Kalgan

Location Details

Local Government



Great Southern

Construction Date

Constructed from 1908, Constructed from 1906

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Jun 2001 Category C

Category C

• Retain and conserve if possible. • Make every endeavour to conserve the significance of the place through the provisions of the City of Albany Town Planning Scheme. • A more detailed Heritage Assessment/Impact Statement to be undertaken before approval given for any development. • Photographically record the place prior to any development.

Statement of Significance

Though in very poor condition, the Government Jetty, built c1906-1908, is representative of the development of the bridge over the Lower Kalgan River. The jetty was used for a delivery point for itmber used in the bridge's construction.

Physical Description

Jetty located to the south of the Lower Kalgan Bridge near the mouth of the river
Finger jetty with 'T' shaped head
Timber pylons and decking, iron fastenings
Very poor condition not accessible by the public


The Government Jetty was built for the landing of the construction materials for the Lower Kalgan Bridge.
According to local people there used to be a small rail track on the jetty for a trolley for transferring materials from the barges to land. The jetty was also used for landing materials needed for the construction of the Two Peoples Bay to Albany water supply line which was opened in 1914. It was also used for recreational and tourism purposes.


Integrity: Very High


Very Poor


Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
A Wolfe; "Albany maritime Heritah=ge Survey 1627-1994". Heritage Council of WA 1994
"Oral History from Edith Webb,". Heritage TODAY and David Heaver Architects 1999
Heritage TODAY Site visit and Assessment 1999
L Johnson; "Town of Albany Heritage Survey". City of Albany 1994

Place Type

Historic Site


Epoch General Specific
Present Use Transport\Communications Water: Jetty
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Other

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Other TIMBER Log

Historic Themes

General Specific
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS River & sea transport

Creation Date

28 Mar 2000

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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