Media Releases

Group of people sitting in a circle and putting their hands in the middle
15 October 2019

September Local Hero Awards

Two residents have been acknowledged for their tireless dedication to their community and in environment in the September round of the City of Kalamunda’s Local Hero Awards.
Yellow tennis ball on line of tennis court
15 October 2019

City Wins WA Tennis Award

The City of Kalamunda took out the Local Government category at the 2019 WA Tennis Industry Awards for its ongoing backing of the sport on Friday 11 October.
A large bushfire burning fully grown trees with flames reaching the top of several of them.
17 September 2019

Bushfire Preparedness

The City of Kalamunda is uniquely placed in the Darling Ranges, with the region being renowned for its beautiful Jarrah and Marri forests, walking trails and native flora and fauna. The natural beauty of the region however, significantly increases the area’s risk to bushfire.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
4 September 2019

City of Kalamunda Students keen to Adopt-a-Patch

The City of Kalamunda has continued to prove its environmental credentials with its newest program engaging some of the City’s youngest and most passionate residents.
Dan Nelson receiving the IPWEA Australasia award
2 September 2019

International Award for City of Kalamunda's Engineering Excellence

The City of Kalamunda’s Hartfield Park Sporting Reserve Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) scheme has continued its dream award run taking out winning position at the National level for Excellence in Water Project at the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) 2019 Awards for Excellence in Hobart this week.
Close up of the playground at Alan Anderson Park located in Walliston
30 August 2019

Alan Anderson Park Is Now Open

The City of Kalamunda’s Alan Anderson Park, located on Lawnbrook Road East in Walliston, has officially reopened after extensive rehabilitation.
Aerial view of a green lawn mower cutting grass
28 August 2019

City seeking feedback on verge maintenance

The City of Kalamunda is seeking community feedback on its annual verge maintenance service.
Public Participation
21 August 2019

Mock Council Meeting For Would Be Councillors

The City of Kalamunda is encouraging anyone with an interest in Council business to come along and see what it is like to be a Councillor.
Artists Impression of Kalamunda Community Centre from the  South West side
13 August 2019

Kalamunda Community Centre

Construction on the $6.6 million multi-purpose Kalamunda Community Centre Building at Jorgensen Park is set to commence early next year.
The Kalamunda Amateur Dramatic Society (KADS) building located in Central Mall in Kalamunda
13 August 2019

KADS Celebrates 50 Years

The City of Kalamunda has congratulated Kalamunda Amateur Dramatic Society (KADS) Committee on its milestone 50 year anniversary.
Opening celebration at Kalamunda Districts Hockey and Forrestfield Flyers Teeball Club facilities
31 July 2019

New Sports Facility Open for Business

The Kalamunda Districts Hockey and Forrestfield Flyers Teeball clubs have a new place to call home, thanks to the completion of a new $3 million sports facility and playing grounds in Forrestfield.
Group of volunteers who took part in the National Tree Day at Jorgensen Park located in Kalamunda
31 July 2019

Community Success for National Tree Day 2019

The City of Kalamunda supported the Friends of Jorgensen Park to run a successful National Tree Day event last Sunday 29 July, National Tree Day.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
31 July 2019

City Adopts “Kalamunda Clean and Green” Strategy

The City of Kalamunda has a new framework for managing environmental pressures and improving sustainable practices for the next decade and beyond.
30 July 2019

2019 Budget Focused on Capital Works

The City of Kalamunda’s Annual Budget enables the City to deliver core services to our residents as well as planning for the future and improving key infrastructure including roads and community facilities.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
30 July 2019

New Environmental Guidelines for City Developments

The City of Kalamunda this week adopted its inaugural Environmental Land Use Planning Strategy (ELUPS), one of seven sub-strategies that will inform the City’s overarching Local Planning Strategy which is currently under development.
30 July 2019

Subsidised Podiatry Services for Seniors

Residents aged 62 and over may be eligible for subsidised podiatry services offered by the City of Kalamunda.
2019 recipients included Iris Jones, Thomas Hogg, Chris Saligari, Donald McKechnie, Gordon Masters, Frank Scardifield, Marian Rolfe, Mike Robinson, Noreen Townsend and Greg Cannon. Second row are elected council members
23 July 2019

Residents Awarded Freeman of the City

Ten City of Kalamunda residents were last week named honorary Freeman of the City, the highest award Council can bestow. The ceremony took place at the biennial Mayoral Dinner in Wattle Grove, an evening dedicated to the recognition of community volunteers.
17 July 2019

Playground Upgrades for Range View Reserve

High Wycombe’s Range View Reserve will receive a revamp later this year, with $50,000 in funding allocated in the City of Kalamunda’s 2019/2020 budget to playground upgrades.
View from the bottom of Lesmurdie Falls
5 July 2019

Major Milestone for Kalamunda Tourism

The City of Kalamunda this week adopted its inaugural Tourism Development Strategy, a document designed to assist the City in achieving its full tourism potential.
Trainers, earphones, water bottle and gym kit on a blue background
5 July 2019

Hart-Fit Studio launches ‘Jump Start’ fitness program for high school students

City of Kalamunda run Hart-Fit Studios launched ‘Jump Start’ this week, a specially designed multi-discipline 10 week fitness and strength program for school aged youth, years 7 to 11.
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