News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

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23 May 2020

Find Funding Opportunities with City’s New Grant Hub

The City of Kalamunda has launched a free, one-stop online grant portal to help local community groups, businesses and not-for-profit organisations more easily find and apply for funding opportunities.
A large bushfire burning fully grown trees with flames reaching the top of several of them.
22 May 2020

Total Fire Ban

TOTAL FIRE BAN declared for City of Kalamunda on Saturday, 23 May 2020 and Sunday, 24 May 2020.
Section of stained glass from an industrial area in Forrestfield
21 May 2020

A plan to make Public Art a larger part of life in the City of Kalamunda

The City of Kalamunda is embarking on the journey to develop its Public Art Master Plan and is looking for like-minded residents to get involved. The Master Plan will identify potential themes, sites and forms for artworks to be commissioned.
Sunlight shining through the green leaves of young native plants being displayed for the annual Plants for Residents program
19 May 2020

Free Plants for Residents

The City of Kalamunda is pleased to announce the highly anticipated Plants For Residents program will commence this week.
18 May 2020

Cautious Easing of Restrictions Underway

The City, as of today, has commenced implementing Phase 2 restrictions. The City will be assisting local businesses, sporting and community groups whilst also revising all of the City’s operations.
Pile of four open library books
13 May 2020

What will our future libraries look like?

The City of Kalamunda is actively engaging with community members to determine the current level of satisfaction with their local library. The evidence gained will inform future directions to meet the needs of users, including library infrastructure and programs offered.
A mountain biker coming around a corner on a mountain bike trail surrounded by grass trees and other native trees
11 May 2020

New mountain bike and walk trail. Get ready to roll!

Construction of Kalamunda Loop Trail, Stage 1 is underway and on target for completion in late-July, ahead of the spring wildflower season.
7 May 2020

Stage One Stirk Park Upgrades Shovel Ready

The City of Kalamunda needs State and Federal Government funding support to greenlight the stage one of the Stirk Park Master Plan that will deliver a vibrant, inclusive, outdoor space for the whole community.
Building Applications
5 May 2020

Do your Renovations or New Structures Need Approval?

The City of Kalamunda is calling on residents to check with the City to see if approvals are required before commencing home renovations.
The baffle box being lifted off a low bed trailer parked on Kalamunda Road opposite the Stirk Park site.
5 May 2020

City Stays Focused on Delivering Capital Works Projects

During this difficult time, the City of Kalamunda continues to deliver slated developments, infrastructure improvements and move forward new projects to meet community demand and expectations.
Overview of the master plan for Maida Vale
1 May 2020

Maida Vale Reserve Upgrades Planned

The City of Kalamunda wants to drive forward a $15.5 million plan to improve infrastructure at the Maida Vale Reserve to meet the demands of the local community and deliver opportunities for increased wellbeing.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
1 May 2020

City Launches 2020 Commemorative Tree Planting Program

The City of Kalamunda has opened applications for the 2020 Commemorative Tree Planting to celebrate the community’s youngest residents.
Fire burning bushland
1 May 2020

Fire Permits now being issued

Fire Control Officers will now start issuing Fire Permits from 1 May 2020.
29 April 2020

COVID-19 hygiene training sets course for hospitality recovery

The WA Government announced on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 that WA's hospitality industry is being prepared for a return to business with the launch of a mandatory COVID-19 hygiene training program to protect the public and venue staff.
Two colleagues shaking hands in a meeting
28 April 2020

City Backs Small Business Advisory Support Program

The City of Kalamunda has launched a confidential, advisory support program to help local small businesses through this challenging time.
Silhouette of a cyclist riding with sun shining behind him.
22 April 2020

City’s Plan to Create Cycle Infrastructure and Improve Safety

The City of Kalamunda is looking to deliver significant infrastructure over the next five years to support cyclists and improve safety.
View from Zig Zag area in Gooseberry Hill - Perth City visible in distance
22 April 2020

Notice of Proposed Road Closure: ZIG ZAG SCENIC DRIVE

The City of Kalamunda invites public comment on the proposed closure of Zig Zag Scenic Drive between Ocean View Parade and Ridge Hill Road for a period of six (6) months.
Analogue Clock
21 April 2020

Opening Hours: ANZAC

RSLWA is encouraging all Aussies to get creative in a show of mateship this ANZAC Day – by standing in quiet contemplation at the end of their driveways, or on their balconies, at 6am on Saturday, April 25.
A family cycling down a bush cycle track
16 April 2020

Mountain biking in the Perth Hills – Illegal Jumps in the spotlight

Bike riders are asked to stop building bike jumps in reserves and protect our natural bushland. While the City of Kalamunda encourages active and creative pursuits, protecting the natural environment for future generations is a priority.
A large bushfire burning fully grown trees with flames reaching the top of several of them.
10 April 2020

Total Fire Ban | Harvest & Vehicle Movement Ban Declared for City of Kalamunda

TOTAL FIRE BAN declared for City of Kalamunda on 11 April 2020. HARVEST & VEHICLE MOVEMENT BAN declared for the City of Kalamunda on Saturday 11 April 2020 from 11:00hrs (11:00am) to 17:00hrs (5:00pm)
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