News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

Shopping bags with 'Insert Shop Name here...' logo in the center of each bag
5 January 2022

Voting Now Open! Name the New Community Reuse Shop

What’s in a Name… The City of Kalamunda is partnering with Workpower to create a community reuse shop at Walliston Transfer Station. Voting closes 5pm on Monday, 31 January 2022.
Gladys Newton Park in High Wycombe
5 January 2022

Gladys Newton Park Upgrade

Gladys Newton is being upgraded to create a vibrant multi-purpose outdoor space that connects park users with the surrounding natural environment and offers contemporary facilities for all park users.
View of Stirk Park and the lake during Autumn
4 January 2022

Crucial funding secured for Stirk Park

The City of Kalamunda has secured a $1.715 million grant from Lotterywest towards the construction and associated costs for development of the playground and skate park at the Stirk Park Precinct.
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4 January 2022

Have Your Say: Amendment 106 to Local Planning Scheme No. 3 – Kalamunda Activity Centre Plan (KACP) and Local Planning Policy 30 (LPP30)

The City of Kalamunda has initiated Amendment 106 and LPP 30 for the purposes of public advertising.
Zoomed in shot of two pairs of feet in front of graffiti wall whist sitting down.
4 January 2022

What do you want for our young people?

Every five years the City develops a Youth Plan. The City is asking our community - what do we want for our youth? For their future?
A large bushfire burning fully grown trees with flames reaching the top of several of them.
23 December 2021

Total Fire Bans

Stay up to date with all active bans, alerts and warnings via www.emergency.wa.gov.au
Councillor Gavel
22 December 2021

Notice of Meeting - Annual General Meeting of Electors

The City of Kalamunda Annual General Meeting of Electors to receive the 2020/2021 Annual Report will be held at the City of Kalamunda Administration Centre, 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda on: Tuesday 1 February 2022 at 6:30pm.
Darren Peterson (left) with Mayor Margaret Thomas at 2021 annual Thank a Volunteer ceremony
21 December 2021

Local hero a champion for positive mental health

Mental health advocate and Gooseberry Hill resident Darren Peterson was presented a City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award at the City’s annual Thank a Volunteer event this month.
Dee Howells - 2021 Senior Local Hero with Mayor Margaret Thomas
21 December 2021

Local hero plays the part on volunteering stage

Local thespian and Kalamunda resident Dee Howells was presented the Senior Local Hero Award at the City of Kalamunda’s annual Thank a Volunteer event this month.
High school student and Forrestfield resident Bryzlyn Sin taking out the 2021 Young Local Hero of the Year award
21 December 2021

Local hero proves you’re never too young to make the world a better place

A new young hero was crowned recently, with high school student and Forrestfield resident Bryzlyn Sin taking out the Young Local Hero of the Year award in the City of Kalamunda’s Local Hero Awards.
20 December 2021

WA Volunteer Service Awards

The Department of Communities helps to acknowledge the significant efforts of Western Australia's volunteers through the WA Volunteer Service Awards program. 2022 nominations are now open.
Maclarty Way Turtle Path road crossing in WABN project located in High Wycombe
17 December 2021

City wins Planning Excellence Award

The City of Kalamunda and the Department of Transport have won the Stakeholder Engagement Award at the 2021 Planning Excellence Awards.
Analogue Clock
15 December 2021

Christmas & New Year Opening Times

A Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to All from the City Mayor, Councillors, CEO & all the staff. Additional recycling bin collections and some of our facilities including Ranger Services have adjusted operating hours over this festive season.
Zig Zag Gallery with Lions Club Art pieces from the 2018 exhibition
13 December 2021

Artists invited to submit original artworks for upcoming ‘Lions Club Art’ 2022 exhibition

The Lions Club of Kalamunda supports arts in the City of Kalamunda and is offering this group of awards to encourage and promote local artists. Hosting their annual exhibition at the Zig Zag Gallery, 2022 applications are now open and close on Monday, 3 January 2022.
Freeman of the City of Kalamunda Nita Sadler and Mayor Margaret Thomas
9 December 2021

Nita Sadler Proclaimed Freeman of the City

City of Kalamunda Mayor Margaret Thomas announced a new Freeman of the City this week, at the Annual Thank a Volunteer Day event.
A large bushfire burning fully grown trees with flames reaching the top of several of them.
7 December 2021

Total Fire Ban - Wednesday, 8 December 2021

THIS NOTICE HAS EXPIRED - A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the City of Kalamunda for Wednesday, 8 December 2021
Shopping bags with 'Insert Shop Name here...' logo in the center of each bag
6 December 2021

New Community Re-Use Shop for Walliston

The City of Kalamunda is partnering with Workpower to create a community reuse shop at Walliston Transfer Station, which will officially open in early 2022.
Person holding a pen while using a mouse on a wooden desk
3 December 2021

City asks for feedback on Discounts

The City of Kalamunda is seeking community feedback on the current discounts that are provided for eligible customers regarding their Annual Waste Charges.
Planning Development
3 December 2021

Landowners Urged to Ensure Approvals

The City of Kalamunda is reminding landowners to reach out and contact the City before commencing any changes in land use or physical works on site.
Several grass trees burning
1 December 2021

Prohibited Burning Period Commences

A reminder to all residents in the City of Kalamunda, all burning is strictly prohibited from Wednesday, 1 December 2021 until 31 March 2022 inclusive.
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