News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
10 June 2022

Cooper Rullo standing out as the modern-day hero

Inclusive. Positive. Genuine. Nominated for aiming to be the best he can be and having a never give up attitude. These were the words used to describe Mazenod College student, Cooper Rullo who was awarded a City of Kalamunda Young Local Hero at his recent school assembly.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
10 June 2022

Local Hero Bruce Glover: Innovator, Educator and Conservation Volunteer

Bruce Glover, an active volunteer member of the Hugh Sanderson Reserve and Ray Owen Reserve Friends Groups for over 20 years was awarded one of the City of Kalamunda’s Senior Local Community Hero Awards at their recent National Volunteer Week Cultural Burning event.
City views from Zig Zag Scenic Drive from the road
9 June 2022

Mayor calls for more amenity in National parks

The City of Kalamunda is calling for improvements to local National parks, following a series of complaints from residents and visitors. Gooseberry Hill National Park in the northern area of the City of Kalamunda, has no amenities provided, no marked walking trails, a lack of signage, limited car parking and no toilet facilities.
Soccer ball on field with goal in background
8 June 2022

Local Goalkeeper to Represent Kalamunda on the National Stage

Head down to Maida Vale Reserve on any given weeknight and you’ll find a hive of footballing activity as the many teams of the Kalamunda United Football Club take to the training pitch.
7 June 2022

Illegal tree Clearing in the Spotlight

The City is calling on residents to ensure they understand the value of trees on their property, and what is required if they wish to apply to have a tree removed – Along with calling on locals to report illegal activity on public and private land.
Large pink pin market pointing to a location on a grey-scale map
3 June 2022

Have Your Say: Proposed Excision of portion of Barrie Oldfield Park - Reserve 29873 Sanderson Road, Lesmurdie

The City of Kalamunda has received an application to excise a 475.36 sqm portion of Reserve 29873 to create a new reserve and facilitate a proposed lease.
Analogue Clock
31 May 2022

Opening Hours: WA Day Public Holiday

Monday, 6 June 2022 - Some of our facilities have alternate operating hours.
Objects & Reasons
25 May 2022

Have Your Say - 2022/2023 Differential Rates Advertised

The City of Kalamunda is seeking feedback from ratepayers on the proposed differential rates for 2022/2023.
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20 May 2022

Website Maintenance: 25 May 2022

This website update has 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 5.00pm on Wednesday, 25 May 2022 whilst our website undergoes some scheduled system maintenance.
Cambridge Reserve - Concept Plan A
18 May 2022

Cambridge Reserve - Local Planning Scheme Amendment No. 104

The City has received confirmation that the Minister for Planning approved the City of Kalamunda Local Planning Scheme No. 3 amendment No. 104 on 27 April 2022.
Five older adults laughing in an outdoor park area.
17 May 2022

Have Your Say: WA Seniors Strategy

Have your say on how you can age well in your community! The Department of Communities is keen to hear the thoughts and opinions of older Western Australians to help shape the strategy. Survey closes on Tuesday, 31 May 2022.
Large pink pin market pointing to a location on a grey-scale map
13 May 2022

Have Your Say: Dedication Of Land as Road - Tonkin Highway Grade Separation

The City of Kalamunda invites public comment on the proposed dedication of portions of lots as road. The dedication of land as road is required to facilitate the Main Roads Western Australia Tonkin Highway Grade Separation Project.
Large pink pin market pointing to a location on a grey-scale map
12 May 2022

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

The City has received an application for a proposed childcare premises at the above-mentioned location. The proposed use is a permissible land use under the provisions of Local Planning Scheme No.3.
Artwork by artists Aurora, Jayda & Sonny Abraham titled 'Walking Together'
11 May 2022

2022 NAIDOC Art Exhibition – Call Out for Artists

The City of Kalamunda’s annual NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition will return to the Zig Zag Gallery from 8 July through to 17 July 2022. Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Artists are invited to submit works for the 2022 exhibition.
Entrance of Lesmurdie Library located on Reid Road in Lesmurdie
10 May 2022

NAPLAN Testing @ Lesmurdie Library

NAPLAN Testing for Year 7 and Year 9 students is being held in Lesmurdie Library from Tuesday, 10 May through to Friday, 20 May 2022.
Perth College students at Jorgensen Park in May 2022
9 May 2022

College Students Help Re-Imagine Green spaces

The City of Kalamunda welcomed the hands on help of 120 Perth College students on Thursday, with students getting hands on in Jorgensen park working with the City of Kalamunda’s parks and Environment team and the Friends of Jorgensen park, who are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year.
hand showing graphs on a laptop on a wooden table
2 May 2022

Community Scorecard 2022

The study is being managed by CATALYSE® Pty Ltd, an independent company. Tell us about your needs and rate local services, facilities and programs. The City of Kalamunda is planning for the future. All community members are invited to take part.
View on a foot path in Stirk Park heading towards the playground from Headingly Road
29 April 2022

Plans for Stirk Park move into the next phase

The transformation of Stirk Park moved into a new phase this week, as plans for the new nature play space at Stirk park were adopted by Council on Tuesday 26 April.
View of an aquatic centre featuring water slides
17 April 2022

60 Million for State of the Art Recreation and Aquatic leisure Centre

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed an announcement by Federal Labor Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Catherine King in partnership with the State Minster for Transport and Planning Rita Saffioti and Swan candidate Zaneta Mascarenhas who have pledged 60 million dollars to build the long-awaited community recreational facilities.
Easter themed setting of yellow daffodils and decorative eggs
13 April 2022

Opening Hours: Easter & ANZAC Day

The Mayor, Councillors, CEO and Staff at the City of Kalamunda would like to wish all the community a safe and happy Easter.
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