Media Releases

Girl with yellow book
30 May 2020

City Announces Re-opening of Kalamunda Libraries

The City of Kalamunda is delighted to announce the re-opening of libraries in High Wycombe and Kalamunda from 2 June 2020.
View of the AFL Footy field and clubhouse located at Scott Reserve in High Wycombe
26 May 2020

Scott Reserve Lighting Upgrade On Track

The City of Kalamunda is delighted to share latest details of its Scott Reserve Lighting Upgrade project.
Pile of four open library books
26 May 2020

City Libraries Continue Contact during COVID

The City of Kalamunda’s libraries have rolled out a modified approach to its services including self-serve printing, photocopying and scanning and bookings for library computers.
White bicycle symbol painted on a bitumen road with autumn leaves partially covering the road.
25 May 2020

New Shared Path along Welshpool Road East Ready for Riding

A portion of Welshpool Road East has been given a shared path upgrade. Funding to undertake the upgrade, was funded under the Department of Transport’s Western Australian Bicycle Network Grants Program, with the work delivered in partnership with the City of Canning.
A beetle drinking nectar from a blossoming Marri flower
25 May 2020

City of Kalamunda Embraces Innovation in Environmental Education

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic the City of Kalamunda has moved fast to replace face-to-face environmental education workshops with a series of online engagement opportunities.
Close up of community wall in High Wycombe located at Newburn Road.
25 May 2020

City Reminds Local Business of Ongoing Support Initiatives

The City of Kalamunda understands many local businesses are continuing to face challenging conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Person holding a pen while using a mouse on a wooden desk
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.
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.
An image of a mountain biker doing a mountain bike trail
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.
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.
An image showing 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.
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