Media Releases

Finbin Waste Bin located at Lesmurdie Falls upper carpark
9 June 2021

City Trials Smart Bin

The City of Kalamunda is trialling a revolutionary smart bin at Lesmurdie Falls.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
1 June 2021

Conservation Mentor: Local Hero Ken Patterson

Long-standing member of the Piesse Brook Friends Group and mentor to new (and old) Volunteers, Ken Patterson was awarded one of the City of Kalamunda’s Senior Community Local Hero Award recently.
A recycling hub located at various locations in the City of Kalamunda
1 June 2021

New Recycling Stations Boost City’s War on Waste

The City of Kalamunda has made recycling easier for residents with the installation of four recycle stations at Kalamunda Central, Kalamunda Library, High Wycombe Library and High Wycombe Village Shopping Centre.
Lucia Pownall the 2021 Golden Feather Finder in Scribblers Festival
1 June 2021

2021 Scribblers Festival Golden Feather Found at Lesmurdie Library

Avid reader Lucia Pownall has won a VIP Scribblers Festival Experience, iPad and signed book pack following a trip to Lesmurdie Library earlier this month!
4 wooden pawn figurines
31 May 2021

City Launches Kalamunda Advancing: Strategic Community Plan 2021-2031

The City of Kalamunda has officially launched its new Strategic Community Plan, a guiding document for the City and community over the next 10 years.
Plan of Maida Vale Road and Roe Highway off ramp road upgrades
31 May 2021

Maida Vale Road Roundabout Works To Start

The City if Kalamunda has started prepping for a new roundabout at the Maida Vale Road-Roe Highway off ramp.
31 May 2021

City Launches Kalamunda Thriving Campaign

After more than 12-months of COVID-19 ups and downs, the City of Kalamunda has launched Kalamunda Thriving – a campaign that shines a light on local people and businesses.
Hakea Undulata Leaves
31 May 2021

City to Plant More Trees Thanks To Funding Win

The City of Kalamunda’s Clean and Green credentials have been bolstered with the recent announcement of $70,000 in funding from the Water Corporation’s 2021/2022 Local Government Urban Canopy Grant Program.
2021 Local Hero Debbie Don
27 May 2021

Mask(ed) Warrior – Lockdown Local Hero

Challenges are inevitable, however City of Kalamunda resident, Debbie Don, is not known for letting them beat her.
John Kellock with Mayor Margaret Thomas and Probus Club
20 May 2021

Local Hero Mr John Kellock recognised for ‘Experience’ Tours

City of Kalamunda resident Mr John Kellock was recognised this week for his long history arranging local, intra-state and inter-state adventures, for members of the Kalamunda Probus Club.
View of part of the Zig Zag Scenic Drive located in Gooseberry Hill
14 May 2021

City To Re-open Zig Zag Scenic Drive to Vehicles During Day from 1 July

The City of Kalamunda will reopen the Zig Zag Scenic Drive in Gooseberry Hill during the day from 1 July 2021 for a 12-month trial.
Visual concept plans for the upgrades at Lincoln Road Reserve in Forrestfield during 2021
28 April 2021

City Starts Work On Lincoln Reserve Upgrade

An upgrade featuring new dual flying fox, awesome ninja course, nature play area, new seating, paths and planting is underway Lincoln Reserve in Forrestfield.
Aerial Overview of the Walliston Transfer Station
28 April 2021

Walliston Transfer Station Improvements Get Underway

The City of Kalamunda has kicked off its 20-year licence renewal improvements at the Walliston Transfer Station.
Farm animals including horse, cow, chicken, donkey, sheep, turkey and rabbit.
28 April 2021

New Resources to Help Animal Owners Better Prepare for Emergencies

The City of Kalamunda has released two mixed-media videos detailing ways to keep pets and livestock safe in emergency situations.
Poppy
8 April 2021

Local ANZAC Day 2021 Events

*** Due to 3-day lockdown for Perth Metro and Peel regions in relation to COVID-19 announced by WA Government ANZAC dawn services have been cancelled - For those who wish to participate in the driveway service, listen to services live via radio *** Residents and visitors are encouraged to commemorate ANZAC Day 2021, with local events in Kalamunda and Pickering Brook to remember and reflect on the sacrifices of our past and current service personnel.
Flowering Dwarf banksia plant
7 April 2021

2021 Commemorative Planting Day Registrations Open

The City of Kalamunda has opened registrations for its 2021 Commemorative Planting Day to recognise the community’s newest residents.
Hand garden shovel with gloves, hat and garden soil
7 April 2021

City To Host Environmental Showcase

The City of Kalamunda is hosting a FREE Environmental Showcase for the community on Sunday, 11 April 2021 with local botanists, ecologists and flora and fauna experts on hand to share their incredible skills and knowledge.
Aerial view from the rear of the Kalamunda Community Care building located at Jorgensen Park in Kalamunda
1 April 2021

Kalamunda Community Centre Temporary Car Park Closure

The Kalamunda Community Centre’s temporary car park at Jorgensen Park will close from Thursday 8 April to Monday 12 April 2021 so that a concrete cross over can be installed.
Plants for Residents annual program displaying trays of native seedlings laid out on tables with identification labels
30 March 2021

Save the Date - Plants for Residents Is Back!

The City of Kalamunda will give away more than 13,000 native plants on Saturday 29 May 2021 as part of its hugely popular Plants for Residents program.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
22 March 2021

Shining a light on the first of our 2021 Local Hero Award Winners

The City of Kalamunda has great pleasure in announcing the first three Community Local Hero Award Winners for the year, Sara Colombini, Stephanie Bream and Margaret Fowler.
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