Media Releases

Kanyana being presented the cheque from the book sale donation in 2022
16 February 2022

Book sale gives sick native critters a little boost

The furred, feathered, scaled and spined cuties at Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Lesmurdie received a donation from the City of Kalamunda this week.
Close up of a snake necked turtle
15 February 2022

Stirk Park Turtles Find New Home as Works Begin

Works have now commenced at Stirk Park Lake which has seen the need to drain the lake, and with the care of the locals a top priority the City enlisted the help of Mike and Mandy Bamford of Bamford Consulting Ecologists to relocate a group of Snake Necked Turtles this week.
View of netball courts located at Maida Vale Netball Centre
22 January 2022

Lights Camera Action at Maida Vale Reserve

The City is pleased to announce that works have begun on the Maida Vale Reserve sports lighting project. The new sports lighting will provide improved lighting for both Kalamunda United Football Club (KUFC) and Kalamunda Rangers, which host teeball, softball, and baseball.
Water flowing through a natural creek in Lesmurdie
22 January 2022

New Life at Woodlupine Brook

The City, with support from the Water Corporation, is commencing a fantastic new project upgrading Woodlupine Brook in Forrestfield between Strelitzia and the Woolworths Drive bridge.
Group of riders along a local Mountain Bike Trail
22 January 2022

Mountain biking – Riders Commended for Staying on the trails

The City provides a range of quality cycling, mountain biking and walk trails that cater for all levels of experience and which currently remain open to the community. The Kalamunda Trails area is one of the most popular mountain biking destinations in WA, with over 40km of fully signed tracks and located in scenic National Parks and State Forests.
Carpark Upgrades Ray Owen
21 January 2022

Ray Owen Car Park Improvement Works to ease Congestion

As part of the 2021/2022 financial budget, the City of Kalamunda has begun works to the car park at Ray Owen Reserve, located at Grove and Gladys Roads, Lesmurdie. The car park construction commenced this month with expected completion early March 2022.
Girls at end of slide with arms up
17 January 2022

Keep cool on Australia Day at Kalamunda Water Park

Australia Day is set to go off with a splash at the City of Kalamunda’s Australia Day Pool Party on Wednesday 26 January 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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