News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

hand showing graphs on a laptop on a wooden table
2 May 2022

Community Scorecard 2022

The study is being managed by CATALYSE® Pty Ltd, an independent company. Tell us about your needs and rate local services, facilities and programs. The City of Kalamunda is planning for the future. All community members are invited to take part.
View on a foot path in Stirk Park heading towards the playground from Headingly Road
29 April 2022

Plans for Stirk Park move into the next phase

The transformation of Stirk Park moved into a new phase this week, as plans for the new nature play space at Stirk park were adopted by Council on Tuesday 26 April.
View of an aquatic centre featuring water slides
17 April 2022

60 Million for State of the Art Recreation and Aquatic leisure Centre

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed an announcement by Federal Labor Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Catherine King in partnership with the State Minster for Transport and Planning Rita Saffioti and Swan candidate Zaneta Mascarenhas who have pledged 60 million dollars to build the long-awaited community recreational facilities.
Easter themed setting of yellow daffodils and decorative eggs
13 April 2022

Opening Hours: Easter & ANZAC Day

The Mayor, Councillors, CEO and Staff at the City of Kalamunda would like to wish all the community a safe and happy Easter.
Hakea Undulata Leaves
6 April 2022

Throwing Shade — Street Tree Partnership Adds Greenery to City

The City of Kalamunda, in partnership with the WA Local Government Association (WALGA) and the Water Corporation, has planted and established 253 trees as part of the Street Tree Project, with more trees to be planted as we head into the wetter part of the year.
Woodlupine Brook - staged work overview
6 April 2022

Works Commence at Woodlupine Brook Forrestfield

The City is transforming Woodlupine Brook from Strelizia Ave to Dawson Ave into a functioning living stream resulting in a more attractive and useable waterway for wildlife and the community.
Walliston Primary School during a conservation experience as part of the City's Adopt-A-Patch program
5 April 2022

Walliston Primary Students get Hands-on Conservation Experience

Students at Walliston Primary School were treated to a visit from Simon Cherriman and Danielle Crichton from Re-cycology this term to install a cockatube, donated by the City of Kalamunda, in one of the school’s Marri trees.
STRINGS performing in Broome 2022 - promotional image provided for their KPAC performance in  April 2022
5 April 2022


S.T.R.I.N.G.S. is a string quartet which really has gone rogue in a story from behind the scenes, in a domain never usually seen by the public: the rehearsal room! With one show only on Saturday 16 April at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre, punters are being encouraged to get their tickets quick.
Patches of controlled fire burning in bushland near buildings
1 April 2022

Restricted burning period commences

The City of Kalamunda restricted burning period opens as usual between 1 April to 31 May. RESIDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ALL CONDITIONS BEFORE BURNING.
Six Seasons flags at Kiandra Way Walka-shop in High Wycombe
14 March 2022

City celebrates diversity during Harmony Week

The City of Kalamunda will embrace Harmony Week with two upcoming feature events: the Harmony Multicultural Festival and a cultural awareness and six Noongar seasons talk with respected elder, Uncle Neville Collard.
Car park bays
14 March 2022

Study to evaluate potential parking controls around High Wycombe Train Station

High Wycombe Train Station is soon to be completed, and with it will be a demand for parking in the surrounding area.
Two small dogs running next to each-other on a dirt track
14 March 2022

Have Your Say: Proposed Dogs Local Law 2022

Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on 22 February 2022 proposed to make a new local law, the City of Kalamunda Dogs Local Law 2022.
Noel Morich Park in Forrestfield hosting Sunset Movies in March 2022
8 March 2022

Sunset Series of movie screenings off to a flying start

The City of Kalamunda’s Sunset Series, a series of free outdoor movie screenings taking place in various locations around the City, kicked off last week to a wonderful reception from residents and visitors alike.
Large pink pin market pointing to a location on a grey-scale map
4 March 2022

Name proposed for new park

The City of Kalamunda has endorsed, for public advertising, a proposal to name the park bordered by Koda Mews and Crimson Boulevard in Forrestfield Noel Morich Park. The request was from Noel’s family and considered under the City’s recently adopted policy on the naming of Parks, Reserves, Streets and Infrastructure. The proposal is now open for community feedback.
Fineart G. Lorenz, Aquarius meeting, 2021, Oil on Canvas, 101 x 76cm.
2 March 2022

A World of Pure Imagination on display at Zig Zag Gallery in March

Renowned artist Fineart G. Lorenz wants to entice you into his surreal and symbolistic fantasy world. The exhibition 100% Semi SuR Real, a compelling retrospective of works from the past 17 years, is a showcase of outstanding Surrealistic painting.
Analogue Clock
1 March 2022

Opening Hours: Labour Day Public Holiday

Monday, 7 March 2022 - Some of our facilities have alternate operating hours.
Pickering Brook study area map from the 2022 Report
1 March 2022

Draft report for Pickering Brook and Surrounds released for comment

The community are invited to have their say on options to grow local tourism and agriculture through the Pickering Brook and Surrounds Sustainability and Tourism Strategy (the Strategy) released by the McGowan Government.
25 February 2022

Power outage - Kalamunda Library and Perth Hills Visitor Centre: 25 February 2022

Please be advised that Kalamunda Library and Perth Hills Visitor Centre are currently experiencing a power outage which means some services, such as the public computers, are currently not available. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Fox stalking next to some grass and fallen log
25 February 2022

City Collaborates with State Government to Improve Control of Fox Pests

The City of Kalamunda is working with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) to coordinate fox control efforts within the City.
22 February 2022

Here’s Your Second Chance!

The Walliston Transfer Station new Community Re-Use Shop has a name – and an opening date! The City has been receiving tons of enquiries – and tons of items to go in the shop – in the lead up to the Launch. A naming competition was conducted over December and January and the votes are in.
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