Media Releases

A White Striped Mastif Bat being held in a hand
18 February 2020

City’s Micro Bat Project To Help Reduce Mosquito Populations

The City of Kalamunda is encouraging residents and schools to participate in a habitat enhancement project to create homes for local micro bats that it is hoped will reduce local mosquito numbers.
Stage of Japanese drummers performing on the stage at the Corymbia Multicultural Festival held at Forrestfield.
17 February 2020

City Launches Corymbia Multicultural Festival 2020 Program

The count down to the City of Kalamunda’s Corymbia Multicultural Festival on Sunday 7 March at Hartfield Park is well and truly on with the launch of the 2020 program this week.
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14 February 2020

City Opens Community Event Donation and Sponsorship Program

The 2020/2021 City of Kalamunda’s Community Event Donation and Sponsorship Program is now open, with grants of up to $20,000 available.
From left Premier Mark McGowan joined with City of Kalamunda Mayor Margaret Thomas, local MP Mathew Hughes. Mark McGown is tipping dirt off the shove he is holding.
5 February 2020

New Community Centre Construction Commences

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed the commencement of construction on the new $6.6 million Kalamunda Community Centre with a turning of the sod ceremony on 31 January 2020. Premier Mark McGowan joined with local MP Mathew Hughes, Mayor Margaret Thomas, Councillors, representatives from Lotterywest, Pindan, the Kalamunda Community Learning Centre and the reference group to mark the momentous occasion.
View of a black bushfire smoke rising from a fire on a hill
3 February 2020

City Supports Free Fire Recovery Workshop for Residents

With the recent devastating bushfire crisis, and recent fire at Lesmurdie Falls, front of mind, the City of Kalamunda is urging residents to attend its free Fire Recovery and Resilience Workshop on Saturday 29 February at Bunnings, Kalamunda.
View of the entrance to Kalamunda Library
22 January 2020

Reroofing goes ahead at Kalamunda Library

Reroofing of the Kalamunda Library will start in early February 2020 with a staged roll out to minimise any inconveniences to library users.
Five people competing in a swimming race
22 January 2020

Lesmurdie Legends Swim Meet

Lesmurdie Legends Swimming Club is holding its inaugural swim meet at the Kalamunda Water Park on Saturday, 15 February 2020.
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.
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