News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

20 July 2021

Local Planning Policy No. 31: Container Deposit Scheme Infrastructure

Council at its Ordinary Meeting held 25 May 2021 resolved to adopt the Local Planning Policy 31 – Container Deposit Scheme Infrastructure in Residential Areas, pursuant to Clause 4(3)(i) and Clause 4 (4) of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Scheme) Regulations 2015.
A view of the flying fox at Lincoln Road Reserve
16 July 2021

Flying foxes and party fun in Forrestfield

You asked. We heard you and acted. The City of Kalamunda enhanced the play spaces at Lincoln Road Reserve with a new nature-themed ninja/exercise course, double 50m flying fox, log play, seating, pathways, and plantings.
Dancers from Koolangka's Kreate perform at the 2021 NAIDOC Week Closing event at Maamba Reserve in Forrestfield
15 July 2021

Heal Country! City’s NAIDOC Week Wrap Up

Last week the City of Kalamunda hosted a series of community events and activities to mark this year’s NAIDOC Week with a focus on the theme ‘Heal Country!’
Simon Cherriman in a Marri tree (Corymbia calophylla) securing the Cock-A-Tube to a tree within the school grounds.
15 July 2021

City’s Adopt-A-Patch Program Branches Out To Support Local Birdlife

Three local primary schools participating in the City of Kalamunda’s Adopt-A-Patch program are installing artificial cockatoo nests thanks to funding from the Federal Government’s Communities Environment Program to boost local habitat for birds.
View of an aquatic centre featuring water slides
14 July 2021

Business Case For A New Aquatic Facility Available for Public Comment

The City of Kalamunda is moving forward with its plans for the development of a new aquatic facility following the 22 June 2021, Ordinary Council meeting, where Council endorsed a draft Business Case for the purposes of seeking public comment to help guide the project.
Local Volunteers enjoying BBQ after planting on National Tree Planting Day 2021
14 July 2021

Local Volunteers Help Make National Tree Planting Day A Great Success

The City of Kalamunda’s Environment Team braved the rain and cold weather for the 25th Planet Ark National Tree Planting Day at Jorgensen Park.
A baby watching on whilst planting during the Commemorative Planting Day 2021
14 July 2021

Watch them grow - Baby trees to celebrate new babies!

Determined families rugged up and braved the rain on Friday to celebrate the birth of their child/ren at the annual Commemorative Tree Plantings across three parks in the City of Kalamunda.
Abstract Art
5 July 2021

Local Planning Policy No. 26 - Public Art Contributions

At the Ordinary Council Meeting held 25 May 2021, Council resolved to ADOPT the proposed Local Planning Policy 26 for the purposes of advertising for a period of 21 days pursuant to Schedule 2, Part 2, Clause 4(1) of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015.
2 July 2021

COVID-19 Update: Interim Restrictions Announced 2 July 2021

The Perth and Peel four-day lockdown will be lifted at midnight tonight as planned with a staged step down in restrictions for the next 10 days.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
29 June 2021

Committed to Care – Local Hero, Emily Howells

“Not all Superheroes Wear Capes” is phrase often associated with our health care workers and is very fitting for our latest City of Kalamunda Community Local Hero Award winner, Emily Howells.
29 June 2021

COVID-19 Community Update: 29 June 2021

The City has closed its buildings, venues and facilities to the community in response to last night’s announcement by the State Government regarding restrictions for Perth and the Peel region for a minimum of four days until 12.01am Saturday 3 July 2021, pending ongoing health advice.
27 June 2021

COVID-19 Community Update: 27 June 2021 12noon

As advised by the State Government effective 12pm, Sunday 27 June, restrictions are in place for Perth and Peel for a minimum 3 days.
21 June 2021

Public Comment: Civic Functions, Ceremonies and Receptions

The City of Kalamunda has released a Draft Policy on Civic Functions, Ceremonies and Receptions for public comment. Feedback closing 31 July 2021, 5.00pm
Mayor and Norma Walsh at the Kalamunda Heritage Trail Flora Board
21 June 2021

Capturing another awesome view

A new interactive, interpretive flora sign was unveiled on the Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail this week by City of Kalamunda resident and retired teacher, Mrs Norma Walsh.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
21 June 2021

Local Hero, Simon Bell knows all about “Act, Belong, Commit.”

Nominated in recognition of his long serving and active membership of the Bush Fire Brigade, City of Kalamunda resident and Senior Community Local Hero, Simon Bell is a lifetime member of the Bush Fire Brigade having volunteered for over 17 years and assisted with over 550 fires.
Aerial view of a white vehicle travelling down the Zig Zag Scenic Drive.
18 June 2021

What's Happening with Zig Zag Scenic Drive?

Following the considerable feedback gathered from the community, the City of Kalamunda will reopen the Zig Zag Scenic Drive to motor vehicles during the day from 1 July 2021 for a 12-month trial.
Road work signage including detour, closed and wrong way.
11 June 2021

Works commencing on Maida Vale Rd/ Roe Hwy off-ramp

From 9am Monday, 14 June the Maida Vale Rd Roe Highway off-ramp will be CLOSED for 12 weeks to build the long-awaited roundabout.
Councillor Gavel
10 June 2021

Cancellation of Meeting - Audit and Risk Committee Meeting

Pursuant to clause 3.4 of the City of Kalamunda Standing Orders Local Law 2015, notice is hereby given that the Meeting of the Audit and Risk Committee scheduled for Tuesday, 15 June 2021 has been cancelled
Councillor Gavel
10 June 2021

Special Meeting of Council

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of Council will be held in the Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda, on: Monday 28 June 2021 commencing at 7.00 pm
Finbin Waste Bin located at Lesmurdie Falls upper carpark
9 June 2021

City Trials Smart Bin

The City of Kalamunda is trialling a revolutionary smart bin at Lesmurdie Falls.
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