Media Releases

View of netball courts located at Maida Vale Netball Centre
29 June 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.
View of the Kalamunda History Village including the steam train and other outbuildings
29 June 2020

2020 Heritage Award Finalist - Kalamunda History Village

The City of Kalamunda is excited to reveal that the Kalamunda History Village is a finalist in the WA Heritage Awards, 2020.
An image of walking bush trail with a hiker carrying a backpack.
29 June 2020

City Applauds New WA-Hiking Strategy

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed this week’s announcement of a 10-year WA Hiking Strategy by the State Government.
Fox stalking next to some grass and fallen log
23 June 2020

Outfoxing destructive foxes

The City of Kalamunda is undertaking trapping of foxes in Fred Eversden Reserve, commencing 29 June 2020, following reports of an active fox having significant impact on local wildlife.
Dave Feast presented by Mayor Margaret Thomas the Local Hero nomination for May 2020
22 June 2020

Local hero lighting the way

Committed football coach and mentor, Dave Feast was presented a City of Kalamunda ‘Local Hero Award’ by the Mayor Margaret Thomas at the Club earlier this week.
hand showing graphs on a laptop on a wooden table
22 June 2020

Annual Community Scorecard Results Released

City of Kalamunda residents have returned overwhelmingly positive feedback for its weekly rubbish collections, Walliston Transfer Station and its libraries and information services in its latest Community Scorecard.
17 June 2020

Have Your Say - 2020/2021 Differential Rates Advertised

The City of Kalamunda is seeking feedback from ratepayers on the proposed differential rates for 2020/2021 as part of its Draft Budget.
Youth stand - community members providing feedback
17 June 2020

Opportunities for Youth

Young people and their inclusion in activities and access to opportunities remains a key focus within the City, with the team now adding a host of virtual events to the calendar to keep youth connected and engaged amidst the events of COVID-19.
Image of the Hartfield Park Recreation Centre Entrance
16 June 2020

City Announces More Facilities Open

In line with current health advice, the City of Kalamunda is pleased to announce the Zig Zig Gallery, Hartfield Park Recreation Centre and the Kalamunda History Village will open to the public this week.
Road view from Hale Road with Woolworths Drive on the left in the suburb of Forrestfield
16 June 2020

Roundabout Construction at Hale Road and Woolworths Drive to Start

The City of Kalamunda has confirmed work will start next week on upgrades at the intersection of Hale Road and Woolworths Drive, Forrestfield.
papers showing graphs and analytic data
9 June 2020

City Supports Statewide Community Resilience Scorecard

The City of Kalamunda is keenly aware that the nationally- and locally-mandated social and financial measures introduced to contain the spread and impact of COVID-19 have had a profound impact on the community.
4 June 2020

City Prepares to Reopen Facilities, including Playgrounds and Skate Parks From 6 June

In line with the WA Government’s COVID-19 Phase 3 easing of restrictions, the City of Kalamunda will reopen a range of community and public recreation facilities from Saturday, 6 June.
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.
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