News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

Analogue Clock
22 September 2020

Opening Hours: Queen's Birthday

Monday 28 September 2020 - Some of our facilities have alternate operating hours.
Closed notice hanging on a glass window/door.
22 September 2020

Temporary Library Closures

All City of Kalamunda libraries will be closed 29 September – 2 October 2020
A dog and cat laying next to eachother on green vegetation
20 September 2020

City Promotes Importance of Being a Responsible Pet Owner

The City of Kalamunda dog and cat registration renewal reminders will be issued next month. Mayor Margaret Thomas said with this in mind it was timely to remind all pet owners to do their bit to ensure both their pets and people stay safe.
Several grass trees burning
17 September 2020

Resilient Perth Hills - How prepared are we?

The Perth Hills Preparedness Project aims to build resiliency and prepare local communities for emergency situations. Red Cross are asking our Community to take a short survey.
A Community Workshop taking place in the City of Kalamunda Administration Centre Function Room
11 September 2020

City calls for ‘thinkers’ to take part in the review of the Strategic Community Plan

The City of Kalamunda will be commencing the major review of its Strategic Community Plan and is inviting the community to take part in the process.
From the right of Hale Road towards the Woolworths Drive roundabout
7 September 2020

Celebrating a new, safer intersection, connecting the community

The City of Kalamunda is excited to be announcing the completion of works at the intersection of Hale Road and Woolworths Drive, Forrestfield. Mayor Margaret Thomas opened the intersection at an official ceremony earlier this morning, acknowledging the Whadjuk Noongar people, the traditional owners and custodians of the land.
A pile of various loose lego pieces
3 September 2020

The search is on for our local LEGO® kings and their kids

Are you up for the Challenge? The City of Kalamunda’s Lesmurdie Library is holding a fun ‘Big Brick Build Off LEGO® Challenge this Saturday and are calling for all Blokes - Dads, Grandads, Carer’s, Big Brothers, Uncles to bring their kids of all ages to test their LEGO® inventiveness.
2 September 2020

Become a citizen scientist and count your quendas

Act now before we lose one of our endemic species, the quenda. The City of Kalamunda is encouraging residents to join the 2020 Spring Quenda Count, an environmental study facilitated by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Australia and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA).
2 September 2020

Local Heroes Recognised for Dedication to the Sporting Community and Environment

The City of Kalamunda have awarded the Local Hero Awards to three deserving community members in recognition for their contribution to local sporting communities and keeping the High Wycombe community litter free.
Students cleaning up on the Railway Heritage Trial
1 September 2020

Classroom heroes working on the Railway Heritage Trail

Excited students from the Kalamunda Secondary Education Support Centre (KSESC) have been participating in weekly environmental education and conservation activities along the Railway Heritage Trail. The interactive lessons included history sessions, rubbish and fire risk management, and flora and fauna identification.
Promo image for Phil Walleystack performing at the KPAC location in September 2020
31 August 2020

Acclaimed Artist Phil Walleystack Headlines KPAC Performance

Renowned Australian singer-songwriter Phil Walleystack will join the Perth Symphony Orchestra’s string section for one-night at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre on 12 September.
An example of the Southern River vegetation complex showing tall trees over dense shrub land along a creekline
31 August 2020

Successful feral pest control safeguards our wildlife

The City of Kalamunda has successfully conducted feral fox and rabbit control in local parks and reserves in its commitment to remove invasive and destructive species.
Promoting the Perth Hills Preparedness Project, from left Claire Silverira (Red Cross), City of Kalamunda Mayor Margaret Thomas, Shire of Mundaring President John Daw and City of Swan Deputy mayor David Lucas
31 August 2020

Perth Hills prepares for emergencies

The Perth Hills Preparedness Project aims to build resiliency and prepare local communities for emergency situations. The City of Kalamunda is proud to be collaborating in this Red Cross initiative, in partnership with the Shire of Mundaring and the City of Swan. The Project will deliver a variety of resiliency building programs over the next two years, providing lots of opportunities for community members to engage and become involved.
Artist impression of the Kalamunda Community Centre from the South West View
28 August 2020

Vote Now To Name the City’s New Community Centre

The City of Kalamunda is one-step closer to naming its new community centre at Jorgensen Park after releasing a shortlist of six names for public voting.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
27 August 2020

Building community. Building progress.

The City of Kalamunda continues to work hard behind the scenes to plan for and create quality spaces promoting positive lifestyle opportunities and connected communities.
26 August 2020

Nominations Open: Kalamunda Environmental Advisory Committee

The City of Kalamunda is seeking community nominations for the Kalamunda Environmental Advisory Committee (KEAC). Nominations close 5pm, Monday 31 August 2020.
Two young kids swinging on a spider web swing
12 August 2020

Lincoln Road Reserve Visioning

The City of Kalamunda is committed to creating spaces that meet the needs of everyone in our community and is seeking your input on Lincoln Road Reserve located in Forrestfield.
Raymond Cecil Owen honoured as the 2020 WA Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductee
11 August 2020

RASWA Honours Perth Hills Agricultural Giant as Hall of Fame Inductee

The late politician and agricultural scientist, Ray Owen, has been honoured by the Royal Agricultural Society of WA (RASWA) as the 2020 WA Agricultural Hall of Fame inductee.
Metronet East Redevelopment Project by Department of Planning
10 August 2020

Draft METRONET East Redevelopment Scheme released for public comment

Local residents and business owners are invited to comment on a draft redevelopment scheme that will guide development around the Bayswater, High Wycombe and Midland train stations.
Promotion for Perth Hills Spring Festival - three people laying on grass enjoying fresh apples in the park
7 August 2020

Perth Hills Spring Festival 2020 Expression of Interest: Local Businesses

The City of Kalamunda is delighted to announce that the Perth Hills Spring Festival (PHSF) will go ahead in 2020. We are calling for Expressions of Interest to participate in the popular program from owners and operators of tourism orientated businesses.
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