Media Releases

24 April 2023

Youth Action Kalamunda: A Voice for You

Are you 11-18 years of age and looking to make a difference in your community? Look no further, Youth Action Kalamunda (YAK) is here!
23 April 2023

Steady Progress with Stirk Park Upgrade

Stirk Park has hit another major milestone in its upgrade with works underway on the new skate park and nature playground.
ANZAC Day Memorial in Stirk Park
21 April 2023

Kalamunda's ANZAC Day Commemoration

The City of Kalamunda has organized various activities for the commemoration of this year’s ANZAC Day.
21 April 2023

Planning for High Wycombe South Reaches Next Critical Step

The Council supported the progression of Amendment 113 at the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 18 April 2023, requesting certification from the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) for public advertising and request the WAPC to amend the Metropolitan Region Scheme to reclassify specific areas of Local Open Space on the High Wycombe South Residential Precinct Local Structure Plan.
20 April 2023

2024/2025 Road Rehabilitation Projects Program

The City of Kalamunda Council has endorsed submissions for funding as part of the 2024/2025 Metropolitan Regional Roads Group (MRRG) Road Rehabilitation Projects Program at its April Ordinary Council Meeting.
Extract from the lower part of the painting titled “The Hand of our Ancestors” by Aurora Abraham 2019
10 February 2023

Be a part of developing our City’s RAP

The City of Kalamunda is encouraging community members to help develop its 2023 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).
1 February 2023 - Stirk Park - turning of the sod
1 February 2023

Stirk Park upgrade gets underway

The City of Kalamunda marked the commencement of the highly anticipated Stirk Park upgrade with a turning of the sod ceremony in the park on 1 February 2023.
Shot from far end of the 50m pool at Kalamunda Water Park showing the swim lanes
19 January 2023

Family fun on Australia Day at Kalamunda Water Park

Australia Day is set to go off with a splash at the City of Kalamunda’s Australia Day Pool Party on Thursday, 26 January 2023. Two-for-one entry will run between 9am and 6pm with a whole raft of activities and attractions like inflatable slides and obstacle courses, free BBQ hire, great entertainment, and fun for the kids, the event is the perfect opportunity to kick back and keep cool on Australia Day.
High Wycombe Train Station
16 January 2023

Sharing the Love for City’s Newest Shared Path

The Berkshire-Dundas shared path and High Wycombe train station will come to life on Wednesday 18 January 2023 as part of an initiative to activate the area.
Local Hero of the Year Awards 2022 - Michael Breen, Hazel Baxter, Mayor Margaret Thomas and Diana Fisher
23 December 2022

Local Heroes Awarded for 2022

The City of Kalamunda has announced the Local Hero of the Year Award Winners for 2022.
23 December 2022

Young People making a difference for our reserves

Recently, students from Carmel Adventist College Secondary, in collaboration with the City of Kalamunda, took part in a busy bee at the newly revegetated Kalamatta Way Reserve in Gooseberry Hill.
A fire crew member directing the water gun from the fire truck
6 December 2022

Important reminder not to rely on scheme water during a bushfire

Water Corporation are reminding community to consider their water supply in preparation for bushfire season.
Food scraps in a dustbin
23 November 2022

City to push ahead with Waste Management Initiatives

The City of Kalamunda will push ahead with plans to implement for residents a Food Organic and Garden Organic (FOGO) kerbside collection and processing in 2024.
Concept design for Stirk Park Upgrade
22 November 2022

Stirk Park Redevelopment Contract Awarded

The City of Kalamunda has selected Advanteering Civil Engineers to construct a new playground and skate park at Stirk Park, Kalamunda.
Shot from far end of the 50m pool at Kalamunda Water Park showing the swim lanes
16 November 2022

New Attractions at Kalamunda Water Park for the Season

The City of Kalamunda has announced that the slides at Kalamunda Water Park will be closed for the 2022/2023 season, with structural maintenance works to be undertaken in preparation for the 2023/2024 season. The park will remain open, with new inflatable attractions on offer throughout the season.
City Team with PIA 2022 Awards
11 November 2022

City Wins Award for Excellence in Community Engagement

The City of Kalamunda was awarded the Stakeholder Engagement award at the Planning Institute of Australia’s 2022 Awards for Planning Excellence on Friday November.
Maclarty Way Turtle Path road crossing in WABN project located in High Wycombe
9 November 2022

City Wins Your Move Award for Shared Path Project

The City of Kalamunda won the WA Bicycle Network Category award at the Your Move Awards hosted by the Department of Transport last week.
Mayor Margaret Thomas (left) with Donovan Village President Fran West  (right) - winner of a 2022 Local Hero Award
25 October 2022

Fran West: Village Champion and Local Hero

Tireless. Giving. Dedicated. Donovan Village President Fran West is the latest winner of a City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award. As president of the village, Fran dedicates much of her time to her fellow residents, supporting a whole host of events at the village and hostel, offering a helping hand to anyone who needs it, and improving the lives of those around her.
YAK Logo - colour
25 October 2022

Young People’s Voices Expand Across the City

The City of Kalamunda’s youth leadership and advisory council, Youth Action Kalamunda (YAK), is growing with a second meeting location being introduced in Forrestfield.
24 September 2022

Award Winning Author takes us on a Trip Down Memory Lane

2021 marked the 150th anniversary of the first roads boards and municipalities, an important step in the creation of a comprehensive system of local government for Western Australia. The City of Kalamunda started its life as the Darling Range Road Board in 1897.
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