News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

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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.
Orange road work cones adjacent to construction trucks on the road
7 October 2022

Main Roads WA: Tonkin Highway Corridor - Roe Highway to Kelvin Road Update

Planning and development work is underway to improve safety and reduce delays along the heavily congested section of Tonkin Highway from Roe Highway to Kelvin Road. Read the latest updates released in September 2022 by Main Roads WA.
Caution tape surround a bitumen road
4 October 2022

Have Your Say: Tonkin Highway Grade Separated Interchanges (Hale Road and Welshpool Road) - Environmental Review

An Environmental Review Document (ERD) has been prepared by Main Roads in accordance with Environmental Protection Authority procedures and is released for public review.
Group of riders along a local Mountain Bike Trail
3 October 2022

Works: Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail

Several sections of the bike trails of the Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail and at the Pickering Brook Country Club Trails will be undergoing maintenance between Wednesday 5 October - Friday 7 October. Please be mindful and watch for signage along the track.
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29 September 2022

Website Maintenance: 29 September 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 2.00pm to 4.00pm on Thursday, 29 September 2022 whilst our website undergoes some scheduled system maintenance.
24 September 2022

Award Winning Author takes us on a Trip Down Memory Lane

2021 marked the 150th anniversary of the first roads boards and municipalities, an important step in the creation of a comprehensive system of local government for Western Australia. The City of Kalamunda started its life as the Darling Range Road Board in 1897.
A small patch of Urban bushland in High Wycombe, with a diverse shrubby understory below a dense canopy of Gum trees and Banksias
23 September 2022

City Secures Crucial Grant for the War on Weeds

The City of Kalamunda has successfully obtained a Community Stewardship Grant from the State Natural Resource Management (NRM) Program for the removal of 13.6 Ha of Genista, a weed of national significance, from several roadside verges and nature reserves in the Kalamunda, Lesmurdie and Forrestfield areas.
Dieback in a local reserve
23 September 2022

Fight Against Dieback Gets a Welcome Boost

The City of Kalamunda has successfully obtained a $56,363 Community Stewardship Grant from the Western Australian Government’s State Natural Resource Management (NRM) Program for the dieback assessment of 204ha of local natural areas and treatment of 75ha of infected local natural areas.
16 September 2022

All City facilities closed on Thursday 22 September

Please be advised that all City of Kalamunda facilities will be closed on Thursday 22 September 2022 for the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen.
Image of Asbestos fencing
14 September 2022

City reminds Community of Renovation Needs

Australia has long been a renovation nation, however the popularity of renovating has reached frenzied proportions with the billions of dollars saved during the pandemic now being spent on renovating homes. With one-in-three homes containing asbestos and more than one-in-three homeowners currently undertaking renovations (an increase of 37% according to RateCity.com.au); serious concerns have been raised that DI renovators and tradies might be risking their lives and the lives of their families if they fail to respect the potentially life-threatening risks posed if asbestos is not managed safely. It’s also important to remember that renovations may require a planning or building permit and to contact the City to check before commencing works.
12 September 2022

Vale Her Majesty the Queen

The City of Kalamunda extends its condolences with the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second.
12 September 2022

Dogs Local Law 2022

The City of Kalamunda is providing a public notice for the adoption of the Dogs Local Law 2022.
Mayor (right) at Second Chance Shop
9 September 2022

Spring’s Alive at Second Chance Reuse Shop

Since it’s opening in March, the Second Chance Reuse Shop has diverted 39 tonnes of goods from landfill, and welcomed hundreds of people through its gates.
Pickering Brook Street Meet  for Fire Safety & Burning Smart
7 September 2022

Are You Fire Ready?

Come along to our Bushfire Ready Group Street Meets and Burn SMART Demonstrations to learn about keeping safe this bushfire season. It is imperative the community and individual households are bushfire aware and know what to do.
An example of a good fire break - a fire truck should have property access
7 September 2022

Fire Compliance Due by November 1

We’ve seen the devastating impacts of bushfire in WA and on the east coast in recent years. In a bid to prepare private properties in time for the approaching bushfire season, all properties must be prepared in accordance with the Fire Hazard Reduction Notice as of 1 November 2022.
Promotional image used for Harmony Week 2022
31 August 2022

Harmony Week 2023 Grants

The Office of Multicultural Interests' Harmony Week 2023 funding round is officially open.
Silver colored rectangular microphone
22 August 2022

Calling all young musicians

Are you a young musician looking for some exposure and experience performing in front of crowds? We’re after solo artists, duos and bands to perform live at our Young Creatives Month event in October 2022. Register your details before 5pm on Friday, 14th October 2022.
15 August 2022

Special Submissions Meeting

Pursuant to clause 6.13 of the City of Kalamunda Standing Orders Local Law 2015, notice is hereby given that the City of Kalamunda will hold a Special Submissions Meeting in the Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda, on Tuesday 16 August 2022 commencing at 6.30pm.
Perth Hills Spring Festival Logo
10 August 2022

2022 Perth Hills Spring Festival Registrations Open

The City of Kalamunda is inviting local businesses and operators to register their event by Monday 5 September 2022 and be part of the 2022 Perth Hills Spring Festival, starting 8 October.
Children building blocks with letters
8 August 2022

Expressions of Interest: Families and Parents Expo

Are you an Educator or Early Years Service provider in the City of Kalamunda? Come showcase your services available to families at the Families and Parents Expo! Register your details before 5pm on Wednesday, 24th August 2022.
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