News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

Local History collection
30 November 2022

Applications now open for 2023 Local History Awards

Kalamunda Library is holding the inaugural Local History Award in 2023. The City is encouraging the community involvement in recording and promoting the rich history of the City of Kalamunda for future generations. Entries to be received by 5pm on Tuesday, 31 January 2023.
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30 November 2022

Total Fire Ban | Harvest & Vehicle Movement Ban Declared for City of Kalamunda

THIS NOTICE HAS EXPIRED - TOTAL FIRE BAN declared for City of Kalamunda on Wednesday, 30 November 2022. HARVEST & VEHICLE MOVEMENT BAN declared for the City of Kalamunda on Wednesday, 30 November 2022 - 0800hrs (8am) until 1400hrs (2pm).
Food scraps in a dustbin
23 November 2022

City to push ahead with Waste Management Initiatives

The City of Kalamunda will push ahead with plans to implement for residents a Food Organic and Garden Organic (FOGO) kerbside collection and processing in 2024.
23 November 2022

Have Your Say: 2022 Review of Ward Boundaries & Representation

The State Government, as part of a major review of the Local Government Act 1995, has recently announced significant changes with respect to councillor numbers and the method of election of the Mayor/President for some local governments. Comments close 5pm on Friday, 20 January 2023.
Concept design for Stirk Park Upgrade
22 November 2022

Stirk Park Redevelopment Contract Awarded

The City of Kalamunda has selected Advanteering Civil Engineers to construct a new playground and skate park at Stirk Park, Kalamunda.
Shot from far end of the 50m pool at Kalamunda Water Park showing the swim lanes
16 November 2022

New Attractions at Kalamunda Water Park for the Season

The City of Kalamunda has announced that the slides at Kalamunda Water Park will be closed for the 2022/2023 season, with structural maintenance works to be undertaken in preparation for the 2023/2024 season. The park will remain open, with new inflatable attractions on offer throughout the season.
Two young kids swinging on a spider web swing
16 November 2022

Have Your Say: Magnolia Way Reserve, Forrestfield Playground Upgrade

Magnolia Way Reserve is being upgraded to create a vibrant multi-purpose all abilities outdoor space which connects park users with the surrounding natural environment and offers contemporary facilities for all park users. Comments close 5pm on Monday, 12 December 2022.
View of Haynes Street in Kalamunda from Canning Road.
14 November 2022

Have Your Say: Haynes Street Upgrade Project

The City of Kalamunda has allocated funding to undertake a detailed design for Haynes Street in the 2022/2023 financial year. The Haynes Street upgrade marks the continuation of the 10-year vision for the Kalamunda Town Centre coming to life. Comments closes on Wednesday, 28 November 2022.
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14 November 2022

Website Maintenance: 14 November 2022

- These works have now been completed - The City of Kalamunda's website and some of its online payment services may not be available from approximately 1.00pm to 3.00pm on Monday, 14 November 2022 whilst our website undergoes some scheduled system maintenance.
City Team with PIA 2022 Awards
11 November 2022

City Wins Award for Excellence in Community Engagement

The City of Kalamunda was awarded the Stakeholder Engagement award at the Planning Institute of Australia’s 2022 Awards for Planning Excellence on Friday November.
Maclarty Way Turtle Path road crossing in WABN project located in High Wycombe
9 November 2022

City Wins Your Move Award for Shared Path Project

The City of Kalamunda won the WA Bicycle Network Category award at the Your Move Awards hosted by the Department of Transport last week.
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9 November 2022

Have Your Say: Proposed redevelopment of a Service Station - Lot 78 (7) Welshpool Road East, Lesmurdie

The City has received an application for the redevelopment of a Service Station at Lot 78 (7) Welshpool Road East, Lesmurdie. Comments close 5pm on Monday, 28 November 2022.
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3 November 2022

Have Your Say: Amendment 109 to Local Planning Scheme No. 3 – Lot 106 (No. 88) Hale Road, Forrestfield

The City of Kalamunda has initiated Amendment 109 for the purposes of public advertising. Comments close 5pm on Wednesday 14 December 2022
Soccer ball on field with goal in background
2 November 2022

Funding Opportunity: Sport and Community Development Applications now open

Does your club or group need equipment or services? Now is the time to get your application in and score up to $1,000 in the City's Round 1 Funding Program. Applications close 30 November 2022.
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31 October 2022

Have Your Say: Amendment 110 (A110) to Local Planning Scheme No. 3 - Extending expiry date of Development Contribution Area 1 (DCA1)

The City of Kalamunda initiated Local Planning Scheme No. 3 (LPS 3) Amendment 110 (A110) for the purposes of public advertising. Comments close 5pm on Monday, 9 January 2023
Mayor Margaret Thomas (left) with Donovan Village President Fran West  (right) - winner of a 2022 Local Hero Award
25 October 2022

Fran West: Village Champion and Local Hero

Tireless. Giving. Dedicated. Donovan Village President Fran West is the latest winner of a City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award. As president of the village, Fran dedicates much of her time to her fellow residents, supporting a whole host of events at the village and hostel, offering a helping hand to anyone who needs it, and improving the lives of those around her.
YAK Logo - colour
25 October 2022

Young People’s Voices Expand Across the City

The City of Kalamunda’s youth leadership and advisory council, Youth Action Kalamunda (YAK), is growing with a second meeting location being introduced in Forrestfield.
Three paint brushes with reds, yellow and orange colours on the tips of them
20 October 2022

Applications now open for 2023 Lions Club Art Awards

The Lions Club Art Awards are back again for 2023! Entries to be received by 5pm on Sunday, 18 December 2022.
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17 October 2022

Have Your Say: Proposed Childcare Premises – Lot 69 (35) Sanderson Road, Lesmurdie (DA22/0132)

As you may be aware the City received an application for a childcare premises at the above-mentioned site. As part of the application the proposal sought to utilise a portion of the reserve as an outdoor play area. The proponent has withdrawn the application to exercise a portion of the reserve and has submitted amended plans.
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14 October 2022

Expressions of Interest: Artist in Residence

The City of Kalamunda is currently seeking submissions of expression of interest from Artists to partake in a very exciting opportunity and be part of the Kalamunda Compassionate Communities project.
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