Media Releases

Close up of a golden retriever panting
20 January 2020

It’s happening fur-real: City’s draft plans for two proposed fenced dog exercise parks

You told us, we listened. The City of Kalamunda is seeking feedback on the proposed location and concept plans for fenced dog parks in the City, following on from extensive community feedback that the community would like to see this infrastructure in our community.
Yellow tennis ball on line of tennis court
14 January 2020

Tennis Success through Partnership

The City of Kalamunda is continuing its track record of success in supporting tennis in the community, by working with Tennis West to run open court sessions locally. The open court sessions program runs for eight weeks on different nights at different clubs across the City of Kalamunda.
14 January 2020

Keep your cool this summer with a compliant swimming pool

With the weather heating up, the City of Kalamunda is encouraging residents to stay cool by ensuring their swimming pool or spa is safety compliant.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
19 December 2019

Drive safe, stay safe this festive season

City of Kalamunda residents are being urged to keep each other safe on our roads this festive season with the Mayor launching a pre-Christmas appeal to drivers.
Artist impression of the Kalamunda Community Centre from the South West View
19 December 2019

Contract awarded to deliver Kalamunda Community Centre build

The City of Kalamunda has awarded the contract to deliver the construction of the Kalamunda Community Centre at Jorgensen Park to Pindan Contracting following a competitive tender process. The contract covers the building, car parking improvements and associated infrastructure.
Shot of gum leaves hanging over the tree trunk
28 November 2019

Consultant Advises City to Prune Trees for Public Safety

A small portion of Lemon Scented Gums along Welshpool Road, Wattle Grove, will be pruned to maintain public safety and a number of self-sewn trees will be removed to avoid overcrowding in the coming years.
Focus photo of a lit sparkler
26 November 2019

Athletes recognised for outstanding achievements

The City of Kalamunda presented a whopping $14,850 in grants to 70 Kalamunda Sports Stars at an awards reception on Wednesday, 20 November.
Group of people sitting in a circle and putting their hands in the middle
26 November 2019

Nominations Invited – Community Reference Groups for Kalamunda Projects

The City of Kalamunda is calling for nominations for two community reference groups to assist with the development and implementation of key transport and waterways strategies to future-proof the region.
Community and City staff at the Kalamunda Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan launch held at Hartfield Park in Forrestfield on 21 November 2019.
26 November 2019

City launches RAP and lights Hartfield Karla*

The City of Kalamunda has taken an historic step launching its Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (2019-2021) to the community at Hartfield Park, Forrestfield, on Thursday 21 November.
Five ladies with arms around each-other facing the camera smiling during the Seniors Week 2019 Supper Club event
15 November 2019

City of Kalamunda Celebrates Seniors

The City of Kalamunda’s 2019 Seniors Week celebrations ended with a rousing afternoon of bingo on Friday, wrapping up a jam packed two-week program of events.
Shot from far end of the 50m pool at Kalamunda Water Park showing the swim lanes
14 November 2019

Aquatic facility for the future

The City of Kalamunda will be investigating the needs and options for the provision of a future aquatic facility within the City.
13 November 2019

City celebrates back-to-back WA Tourism awards

The City of Kalamunda maintained its winning streak for promoting Perth Hills as a premier tourism destination taking home Gold for the second year at the 2019 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards held at Crown Perth on 9 November.
Stephanie Brokenshire, the 2019 Young Planner of the Year winner speaking at the podium
13 November 2019

City’s young award winner plans for a bright future

The City of Kalamunda congratulates its Strategic Planner and 2019 Young Planner of the Year - Stephanie Brokenshire - for her Planning Institute Australia (PIA) WA award win on Friday, 8 November.
A large bushfire burning fully grown trees with flames reaching the top of several of them.
8 November 2019

Total Fire Ban and Harvest & Vehicle Movement Ban issued for Saturday 9 November

THIS NOTICE HAS EXPIRED - DFES has advised a total fire ban for residents in the City of Kalamunda for Saturday 9 November. In addition, the City has declared a Harvest & Vehicle Movement ban on Saturday 9 November from 8:00am to 7:00pm. Further advice may be issued after this time.
A native flora plant commonly referred to as banksia
8 November 2019

Heidelberg Potential Aged Care Site

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed the State Government’s announcement confirming a preferred location for a new aged care facility in the City. The site, located on the borders of Lesmurdie, Walliston and Carmel, was formerly an orchard and is currently owned by the State Government.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
8 November 2019

Schmitt Road Land Resolved

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed an announcement from the State Government today, advising the proposed sale of State Government land at 30, 34 and 39 Schmitt Road will not proceed. It is intended instead for the site to continue to be utilised as part of the Railway Heritage Trail.
Railway siding along Midland - Karragullen line c1940s - Pickering Brook
5 November 2019

Head Back to Pickering Brook for Silver Anniversary

The City of Kalamunda has congratulated the Pickering Brook Heritage Group for its 25-year commitment to preserving local history. City of Kalamunda Mayor, Cr Margaret Thomas, has praised the Group for helping to protect, preserve and value the Perth Hill’s heritage in the lead up to its silver anniversary next month.
4 senior people with their arms out with blue sky behind them
4 November 2019

City Introduces Wayfairer Program to Boost Community Resources

For many people, retirement is a time to relax, unwind and spend time on favourite hobby or interest. However for many, retirement can also mean a loss of purpose and reduced social connections, leading to loneliness and isolation.
Showing the areas of vandalism with yellow paint at the root of poisoned tree at Kostera Oval in Kalamunda
23 October 2019

City Calls Out Tree Vandals

The City of Kalamunda has recorded a spike in reports of damaged trees on public land including the poisoning of mature trees at Kostera Oval and Jones Road in Kalamunda and Grove and Graelou roads in Lesmurdie.
A dog and cat laying next to eachother on green vegetation
23 October 2019

Don’t Risk It – Get Your Pet Microchipped for Free!

The City of Kalamunda is offering two, free microchipping and registration (fees apply) sessions in November for sterilised cats and dogs living in the City. The first session on Saturday 16 November will be at Hartfield Park Recreation Centre with a second session at the City of Kalamunda Administration building on Saturday 23 November. Both sessions will run from 9am to 1pm.
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