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Port Albert Progress Association (PAPA) has been representing the community since 1880. Run by a volunteer committee, they are supported by members consisting of residents, local businesses, and service organisations.

Become a member today!

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PAPA Committee 2023

Port Albert Progress Assocation

Port Albert Progress Association (PAPA) has been representing our community since 1880.


Run by volunteer committee, we are supported by a membership consisting of residents, local businesses, and service organisations.

PAPA arranges community events, fundraises for improved facilities, and works with local/state government and various advocacy groups on development and community planning opportunities. 

Our primary goals are.

  • To ensure that residential and business interests are represented.

  • To promote the region as tourist destination.

  • To make Port Albert a liveable town through residential growth opportunities, business investment and increased community infrastructure.


Port Albert Progress Assocation faciltates a number of local community initiatives such as...

  • Local Raffles & Competitions.

  • Community infrastructure.

  • Conduit between local council and community.

  • Easter Family Fun Day (part of the Tarra Festival)

  • ANZAC Day.

  • Christmas Lights Competition.

  • New Years Eve Fireworks.


PAPA achieve these tasks by our close working relationship with peak bodies like the Wellington Shire Council and acting as a conduit for collaboration of relevant information.

PAPA relies on membership fees and fundraising to fund these local events so please consider becoming a member.

Membership Types

We have a variety of affordable memberships to suit your needs.

Membership Application

Please complete the form. 


Direct Transfer: Bendigo Bank BSB: 633 000 Account: 162 752 075
Reference: Please quote “Membership” and your Surname for admin purposes.

Cheque: Payable to Port Albert Progress Association
PO Box 7, Port Albert, 3971

Thanks for submitting!

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PAPA Merchandise

Port Albert Merchandise

Check out the range of Port Albert Branded Merchandise.

Prospect Wines & PAPA

Wines for Port

Port Albert’s very own “Wines for Port"

Port Albert Progress Association have joined with Prospect Wines to offer a selection of 6 wines, to help raise funds for our community.


Minimum order quantity: 6 bottles (can be all 1 wine, or any mix of different wines).

Wine is to be purchased online and can be purchased as a gift with delivery available Australia wide.  

Port Wine by Port Albert Progress Association and Progress Wines

Whats Happening at Port Albert?

Check out what events or fishing competitions are being held in the area.

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