News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

16 September 2021

Local Government Ordinary Postal Election

The City of Kalamunda is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday, 16 October 2021 to fill six (6) vacancies in the offices of Councillors.
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.
Railway Road Kalamunda Highlighted Maintenance Area
14 September 2021

Electrical Maintenance – Railway Road, Kalamunda

Works are scheduled to run Monday 20 to Friday 24 September with asphalt repair works as needed the following week.
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.
Cover image for Community Anthology 2021 publication
8 September 2021

Community Anthology - The Change

The 2020 collection of art, flash fiction and poetry submitted to the City of Kalamunda Creative Writing and Digital Art competition is now available.
4 senior people with their arms out with blue sky behind them
2 September 2021

Have Your Say: Senior Services

The City runs a number of services, events and workshops catering specifically for our Seniors. Be involved and ‘Have a Say’. Your feedback will help shape the development of our services for Seniors.
A member of the DFES team in front of their vehicle on a bush track
2 September 2021

Are You Ready?

Come along to meet our Bushfire Ready Group Street Meets and Burn SMART demonstration to learn about keeping safe in this area. It is imperative the community and individual households are bushfire aware and know what to do.
Several grass trees burning
1 September 2021

Fire Hazard Reduction Notice Reminder

It’s time to reduce fire hazards across your property. Have you received your Fire Hazard Reduction Notice yet? Are you ready? Would you like our team to come visit your property to answer any questions about the Fire Hazard Reduction Notice?
Councillor Gavel
30 August 2021

Notice of Meeting - Audit and Risk Committee Meeting

Pursuant to clause 3.4 of the City of Kalamunda Standing Orders Local Law 2015, notice is hereby given that a Meeting of the Audit and Risk Committee will be held in the Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda on: Tuesday, 21 September commencing at 6.30pm.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
27 August 2021

Local Heroes and Dynamic Duo: Fran Dean and Cathy Audino

Dynamic Duo, Fran Dean and Cathy Audino were recently awarded a City of Kalamunda Community Local Hero Award for their involvement running the Darling Range Seniors Hub.
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.
Water flowing through a natural creek in Lesmurdie
27 August 2021

Kalamunda Flowing - Water Quality… Where the water meets the road

Do you wash your car in the driveway? Or fertilise your garden? Does your swimming pool flow over from time to time? Once the rain collects all the soluble and insoluble items in its path (detergents, leaves, litter, weed killer, etc) and carries them to streams, creeks, lakes, and other waterways and wetlands... what happens?
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
27 August 2021

Local Hero Builds Community at Walliston Primary School

Nominated for being a highly valued and active volunteer at Walliston Primary School, Jason Turner is the latest winner of a City of Kalamunda Community Local Hero Award. Jason was presented with his award by Mayor Margaret Thomas JP at a recent school assembly.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
26 August 2021

Making a Home Run: Local Hero, Sandra (Skip) Devine

The City of Kalamunda recently presented Sandra (Skip) Devine a Local Community Hero Award. Skip, a committee member of the Kalamunda Rangers for over six years, is known for being one of the first to put her hand up to ensure events run smoothly. Every year she takes on several roles, as well as coaching at least two teams each season.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
26 August 2021

Local Hero, Maureen Parkinson, using her ‘Powers’ for good

Retired Psychologist Maureen Parkinson is the latest of our Local Heroes to be presented a Seniors Community Local Heroes Award. The monthly Awards are proudly presented by the City of Kalamunda and supported by Echo News.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
25 August 2021

‘Joy’ the simple act of caring

Approximately 20 years ago, Joy Barratt became involved in a social club providing meals and social events for the disabled. Today, the City awarded Joy with a City of Kalamunda Senior Community Local Hero Award for her continued support of the disabled, and her coordination and commitment to 'Showing a Hills Christmas' creating Christmas hampers and gifts for those in need.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
25 August 2021

Mighty Rhinos’ Hero Award Winner: Terry Davidson

Often when we talk about football heroes we talk about the talented players however, many are those behind the scenes like Terry Davidson. Terry, a true City of Kalamunda local hero, passionately volunteers his time supporting the Forrestfield Football Club since the early 80s.
Recreation Program for Fitness
25 August 2021

20% Spring into September Sale!

The Hartfield Park Recreation Centre is super excited to offer 20% off six (6) and twelve (12) month memberships for September.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
23 August 2021

It’s a Slam Dunk. Celebrating basketball hero, Lizzie.

City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award winner Elizabeth (Lizzie) Falconbridge has been volunteering with the Kalamunda & Districts Basketball Association for 42 years and umpired around 7,000 games. Lizzie delivers the ‘Taking it to Schools’ and ‘Hills Hoops’ stadium-based programs, introducing primary school children to basketball and helping develop the skills of players, referees, and coaches.
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