History of Albury’s Infrastructure Development

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Robert Brown establishes the first general store near the Hovell Tree

may 1836 - june 1836

The first police station was built on the river crossing.

may 1838 - june 1838

Brown’s Hume Inn opens which was Albury’s first ever hotel.

june 1840 - july 1840

The flour Mill opened.

june 1846 - july 1846

Albury’s court of Petty Sessions was established.

august 1846 - september 1846

German migrants Schubach, Frauenfelder and Rau established the first vineyards.

july 1850 - august 1850

The very first hospital opened in Thurgoona Street.

may 1861 - june 1861

Gaol opened in Thurgoona Street.

may 1862 - june 1862

A new Albury post office opened which is the current post office

june 1875 - july 1875

Gas plant opened in Kiewa Street

july 1882 - august 1882

Waterworks established and town water was supplied.

july 1886 - august 1886

Town hall was built.

july 1908 - august 1908

Albury district hospital was opened in Wodonga Place.

july 1918 - august 1918

Hume Dam construction began

february 1919 - april 1919

Albury High School was established.

july 1920 - august 1920

The first housing commission homes completed in North Albury.

august 1947 - september 1947

Upper Murray Regional Library established.

august 1950 - september 1950

Wodonga township was established.

january 1954 - february 1954

The first paddle steamer was introduced to Albury.

january 1955 - february 1955

Lavington and Thurgoona became additions on from Albury.

september 1962 - october 1962

Natural gas supply started.

august 1977 - september 1977

Albury-Wodonga Private Hospital opened.

august 1979 - september 1979

Court House in Olive Street completed

august 1987 - september 1987

Charles Sturt University established.

september 1989 - october 1989

New Albury Base Hospital and new Police Station opened.

august 1994 - september 1994

Hume Freeway opened as well as the Library-Museum opened

august 2007 - september 2007

Gardens Medical Centre opened.

august 2008 - september 2008