Media Releases

Patches of controlled fire burning in bushland near buildings
1 April 2020

Restricted burn period proceeds with COVID-19 measures

The City of Kalamunda announced the annual restricted burning period will open as usual between 1 April to 31 May, with special COVID-19 measures in place to protect City staff and the community.
Fleming Reserve in High Wycombe
31 March 2020

City of Kalamunda closes playgrounds and skate parks

The City of Kalamunda has closed all playgrounds, skate parks and outdoor equipment in City reserves to slow the spread of COVID-19.
27 March 2020

City Warns Community to Stay Vigilant as COVID-19 Scams Abound

The City of Kalamunda is urging residents to be mindful of increased cyber-scam activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
27 March 2020

City of Kalamunda announces February’s Local Hero Award winners

The City of Kalamunda announced its Local Hero award winners for February, with three very community-spirited locals walking away with the prizes.
18 March 2020

City of Kalamunda cancels event schedule due to COVD-19

The City of Kalamunda has cancelled upcoming events, in accordance with current Federal and State Government declarations.
17 March 2020

City of Kalamunda Exceed Customer Satisfaction

The City of Kalamunda’s half yearly update on regulatory services has showcased a focused on service, professionalism and quality.
Road work signage including detour, closed and wrong way.
13 March 2020

Roadworks for the Long-term benefit of All

Road rehabilitation works on several of the City’s roads began yesterday at Stirling Crescent and today on Welshpool Road East’s slow lane going up the hill between Lewis and Gladys streets.
7 March 2020

City Announces 2020 Auspire Citizen of the Year Award Recipients

City of Kalamunda awarded two 2020 Auspire Citizen of the Year Awards in front of a large crowd at the Corymbia Multicultural Festival on Saturday 7 March.
View of the AFL Footy field and clubhouse located at Scott Reserve in High Wycombe
6 March 2020

Seeking public comment on a Draft Master Plan for Scott Reserve

The City of Kalamunda has a vision for Scott Reserve to be a place for everyone to grow, learn and play in the heart of High Wycombe and wants to hear your thoughts on the draft Master Plan.
6 March 2020

City Seeks Feedback On Draft Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan

The City of Kalamunda’s is reminding the community to have their say on the Draft Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2020-25.
A young girl using a smartphone outside
6 March 2020

Raising children in a digital world

*** NOTE: This event has been CANCELLED - due to current health advice this event is cancelled *** With the rapid rise in devices, screens, apps and games, children are having a very different exposure to technology than their parents – so how can we relate to this huge generational shift in the use of devices? The City of Kalamunda is inviting parents and carers with children aged 4-12 to a special information session on 24 March 2020 about children’s exposure to technology and how to handle it.
Woman holding a light-bulb sketch in front of a whiteboard full of other sketches and images.
6 March 2020

City of Kalamunda asks under-25s to co-design programs and services

** NOTE: This event has been CANCELLED - due to current health advice this event is cancelled *** The City of Kalamunda has invited its under-25s to a brainstorming session over pizza to identify new programs or activities the City can launch to improve community safety and crime prevention.
Stirk Park - View of lake from under trees facing playground area
6 March 2020

Stirk Park gets storm water health upgrade

The City of Kalamunda is serious about protecting our precious waterways with the installation this month of a gross pollutant trap in Stirk Park. The trap, also known as a baffle box, will greatly improve the quality of storm water entering Stirk Park and the pond, and the public will be able to see it working through the see-through lid.
Solar Panels under blue sky
24 February 2020

City to Investigate Solar Farm Potential

The City of Kalamunda will investigate the feasibility of local solar farms off the back of positive community feedback to its 2019 Environmental Sustainability Initiatives survey. Following Council endorsement of the idea, the City will now appoint a consultant to complete a feasibility study and report findings by mid-2020.
A White Striped Mastif Bat being held in a hand
18 February 2020

City’s Micro Bat Project To Help Reduce Mosquito Populations

The City of Kalamunda is encouraging residents and schools to participate in a habitat enhancement project to create homes for local micro bats that it is hoped will reduce local mosquito numbers.
Stage of Japanese drummers performing on the stage at the Corymbia Multicultural Festival held at Forrestfield.
17 February 2020

City Launches Corymbia Multicultural Festival 2020 Program

The count down to the City of Kalamunda’s Corymbia Multicultural Festival on Sunday 7 March at Hartfield Park is well and truly on with the launch of the 2020 program this week.
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14 February 2020

City Opens Community Event Donation and Sponsorship Program

The 2020/2021 City of Kalamunda’s Community Event Donation and Sponsorship Program is now open, with grants of up to $20,000 available.
From left Premier Mark McGowan joined with City of Kalamunda Mayor Margaret Thomas, local MP Mathew Hughes. Mark McGown is tipping dirt off the shove he is holding.
5 February 2020

New Community Centre Construction Commences

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed the commencement of construction on the new $6.6 million Kalamunda Community Centre with a turning of the sod ceremony on 31 January 2020. Premier Mark McGowan joined with local MP Mathew Hughes, Mayor Margaret Thomas, Councillors, representatives from Lotterywest, Pindan, the Kalamunda Community Learning Centre and the reference group to mark the momentous occasion.
View of a black bushfire smoke rising from a fire on a hill
3 February 2020

City Supports Free Fire Recovery Workshop for Residents

With the recent devastating bushfire crisis, and recent fire at Lesmurdie Falls, front of mind, the City of Kalamunda is urging residents to attend its free Fire Recovery and Resilience Workshop on Saturday 29 February at Bunnings, Kalamunda.
View of the entrance to Kalamunda Library
22 January 2020

Reroofing goes ahead at Kalamunda Library

Reroofing of the Kalamunda Library will start in early February 2020 with a staged roll out to minimise any inconveniences to library users.
© City of Kalamunda 2020