Media Releases

1 July 2019

Kalamunda Adopts Arts Strategy

The City of Kalamunda has committed to enhancing community wellbeing through social and cultural opportunities with the adoption of its new ‘Creative Communities – An Arts Strategy’.
People participating in events at Hartfield Park Recreation Centre
27 June 2019

Free fun event helps connect locals with all their community has to offer

The City of Kalamunda is inviting all members of the community, young and old, to get out, active and connected to their local community with a free ‘Connecting Communities’ event Thursday 18 July at Hartfield Park Recreation Centre between 10am to 1pm.
20 June 2019

City Seeks Vision for Community Space

The City of Kalamunda is asking the community to put forward their vision for a vacant site on the corner of Pomeroy and Canning Road.
19 June 2019

Local Hero Awarded to three champions for the environment

Three residents have been awarded the monthly Local Hero Award for May for their outstanding contribution to both the community and the environment.
12 June 2019

Senior artists invited to submit original artworks for upcoming ‘Re-Imagined’ exhibition

The City of Kalamunda’s Zig Zag Gallery is inviting local senior artists (aged 55+) to submit their artwork for inclusion in the upcoming Senior Residents Art Exhibition, to be held as part of Seniors’ Week activities in November this year.
7 June 2019

City of Kalamunda Wins Parks and Leisure Australia Award

The City of Kalamunda has taken out the Parks & Leisure Australia- WA Awards of Excellence - Research Award at the awards ceremony last night for work relating to its Managed Aquifer Recharge project. The project stemmed from the need to redevelop and expand the available sports fields by securing an alternate water source to license ground water.
Two friends smiling - one of the friends is in a wheelchair
6 June 2019

Nominations open to join ‘Inclusive Community’ focus group

The City of Kalamunda is calling on interested community members to nominate by June 30 to be part of a focus group, which will guide the delivery of inclusive initiatives.
Perth Hills Spring Festival Logo
30 May 2019

Registrations open for 2019 Perth Hills Spring Festival

The City of Kalamunda is inviting tourism businesses and operators to register their event by June 30 and be part of the 2019 Perth Hills Spring Festival, starting October 11.
Plants for Residents - View of some of the seedlings available for residents to select
27 May 2019

21 Years of Free Plants for Residents

The past 21 years have seen backyards across the City of Kalamunda transform with residents taking home close to 220,000 free plants from the City’s annual Plants for Residents Days.
4 Volunteers wearing Maroon shirts
27 May 2019

Town Team workshops are here

Are you passionate about making the place you live the best it can be? Are you interested in improving a space or place, or connecting with your community?
17 May 2019

Free StrokeSafe Talk at Woodlupine Family and Community Centre

In Australia, a stroke occurs every 9 minutes and more than 80 per cent of strokes are preventable. The City of Kalamunda is urging its community to be stroke safe by learning about this potentially deadly health issue at their free StrokeSafe talk on Friday 21 June 2019 at Woodlupine Family and Community Centre in Forrestfield.
Logo for celebrating 2019 NAIDOC Week  - Voice. Treaty. Truth
14 May 2019

NAIDOC Art Exhibition – Call Out for Artists

The City of Kalamunda’s annual NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition will return to the Zig Zag Gallery from Saturday 29 June to Sunday 7 July. Local artists are invited to register their artwork for selection before 14 June. Selected pieces will best showcase the 2019 NAIDOC Week theme, Voice, Treaty, Truth.
Planting Native Plant
13 May 2019

Community Planting Days in the City of Kalamunda

Over 2500 native plants will find a new home at parks and reserves across the City of Kalamunda this winter thanks to the support of local residents.
3 May 2019

Advocacy of Key Regional Issues Fruitful

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed announcements from both the Liberal and the Labor Party regarding key regional issues.
3 May 2019

Celebrate Your Club’s Unsung Hero

When it comes to sporting club legends, much of the glory is focussed on the field. In most cases, on-field glory would not be possible without the support of parents and volunteers working behind the scenes. The City of Kalamunda is calling on local clubs to nominate their unsung heroes as part of their Kalamunda Connected campaign.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
2 May 2019

Free Wildflower Walks in the City of Kalamunda

The City of Kalamunda is renowned for its natural beauty, offering a glorious mix of bushland, creeks and waterfalls to explore all year round. During the cooler months, many flock to the Perth Hills to witness one of the most stunning displays of wildflowers in WA.
30 April 2019

Kalamunda Loop Trail One Step Closer

The City of Kalamunda is progressing with the development of the Kalamunda Loop Trail, in the popular Mountain Biking Region. With over 40km of fully signed single-track, the Kalamunda Trails area is the most popular MTB destination in WA. It is only a 40 minutes’ drive from the centre of Perth, and is situated in both picturesque National Park and State Forest.
Flyer/Promotion Tile for Name the Suburb Competition
29 April 2019

Community to Vote on Suburb Name

A short-list of suburb names for the locality surrounding the new Train Station, has been put to the City of Kalamunda community for voting. The short-list is made up of suggestions put forward by ratepayers as part of the City’s Name the Suburb Competition.
Silhouette of a cyclist riding with sun shining behind him.
29 April 2019

Cycling High on Agenda

The City of Kalamunda has a range of popular cycling routes in the Perth Hills, however it is calling for major upgrades to road infrastructure to better accommodate cyclists and all road users in harmony.
Kalamunda Town Centre Pedestrian Upgrades
18 April 2019

Pedestrian Improvements for Kalamunda Town Centre

Works will this month commence to improve pedestrian facilities at a number of key locations throughout the Kalamunda Town Centre.
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