Media Releases

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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.
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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.
2021 Kalamunda Secondary Education Support Centre Duke of Edinburgh International Award Australia recipients
24 November 2021

City commends hard working Graduates

The City of Kalamunda held a Graduation Ceremony at the Zig Zag Cultural Centre this week, recognizing the work of the Kalamunda Secondary Education Support Centre Duke of Edinburgh International Award Australia recipients.
Rugby fields at Hartfield Park located in Forrestfield
24 November 2021

Harmony Cup

NRL WA hosted a fifth consecutive Fuel to Go & Play Harmony Cup Tournament, late last month.
Planning Development
23 November 2021

City appoints BOS Civil for Central Mall Redevelopment

The City of Kalamunda has selected BOS Civil to redevelop the Central Mall in Kalamunda. Mayor Margaret Thomas said that the project is one of the key components of the City’s Activity Centre Plan and will deliver a vibrant experience that supports both day and night-time activities.
Maclarty Way Turtle Path road crossing in WABN project located in High Wycombe
8 November 2021

Connecting Community Award Winner

The City of Kalamunda was honoured to be awarded a Local Government Professionals Connecting Community Award for community engagement at the Annual State Conference Awards.
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4 November 2021

Don’t Play Renovation Roulette! – get to kNOw Asbestos this November

In the lead up to the summer holiday home renovation season the City of Kalamunda is warning home owners to be asbestos aware. Over the past two years more than 8,000 deaths from asbestos-related diseases were recorded including asbestosis and lung cancer with an alarming number of deaths from mesothelioma attributed to both occupational (tradies) and non-occupational (homeowners) exposure during residential renovations.
Local Fire crew member strapping their protective helmet
4 November 2021

City Works With Community to Boost Bushfire Preparedness

The City of Kalamunda is reminding residents of the need to be bushfire prepared as we head into summer.
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4 November 2021

Healthy Ageing Hot on Agenda

The City of Kalamunda has thrown it support behind a range of community activities and initiatives for Seniors Week 2021, with a strong focus on healthy Ageing.
Spirit of the Valley
26 October 2021

City Champions Spirit of the Valley with Amazing Concert Under the Stars

The City of Kalamunda is teaming up with the Perth Symphony Orchestra (PSO) to present a concert under the stars at Melrose, Carmel, on Saturday, 13 November 2021.
2021 Freeman awarded to Norma Walsh who is surrounded by family and friends
13 October 2021

Norma and Max Walsh Awarded Freeman

The City of Kalamunda awarded two Freeman on 12 October 2021, Mrs Norma Walsh, and her husband Mr Max Walsh, who have made a significant contribution to the City of Kalamunda over their lives.
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5 October 2021

Local Hero Trish Verran dives in to support swimmers

Don’t hold your breath. Give a shout out! Trish Verran is the latest of the City of Kalamunda’s Local Hero Award winners. Nominated for her volunteer work at the Guildford and Kalamunda Districts Swim Club, Trish’s association with the Club dates to 2008.
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30 September 2021

Young Local, Hero Tessa Forrest – she’s magic!

Congratulations to Tessa Forrest, who was presented with a City of Kalamunda Young Local Hero Award this week at Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to wildlife conservation.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
30 September 2021

Celebrating the diversity of our Local Heroes

You don’t have to be old to be one of our vintage Local Heroes. Benjamin Hughes was awarded a Young Local Hero Award in recognition of his volunteer work (twice a week) at the Kalamunda History Village. Benjamin ensures the paths are clear and that everything looks in tip top shape.
Adult Mountain Trail Bikers riding a local Perth Hills Trail
29 September 2021

City of Kalamunda Celebrates WA Bike Month

The City of Kalamunda is encouraging residents to dust off their bikes, pump up their tyres, pop on a helmet and get riding this October for WA Bike Month.
Partial view of the Meloway Reserve Playground in Maida Vale
15 September 2021

Improved Maida Vale Playground a Hit with Locals

Local families are having loads of outdoor fun thanks to the City’s latest playground upgrades at Meloway Drive Reserve, Maida Vale.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
15 September 2021

Local Heroes raise $7,800 for Breast Cancer Research

City of Kalamunda resident Tara Thill has been awarded a Local Community Hero Award for helping to raise $7,800 for Breast Cancer Research, with support from the Forrestfield United Football Club.
10 September 2021

City Award Win for Building Community Resilience

The City of Kalamunda scooped the 2021 Innovative Partnerships – Metro Award at last night’s Local Government Professionals Community Development Conference.
Orange road work cones adjacent to construction trucks on the road
27 August 2021

Main Roads WA: Improved Tonkin Highway-Hale Road designs unveiled following community feedback

Updated designs of the Tonkin Highway and Hale Road interchange have been unveiled today in direct response to local community feedback.
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