News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

Mayor Margaret Thomas (left) with Donovan Village President Fran West  (right) - winner of a 2022 Local Hero Award
25 October 2022

Fran West: Village Champion and Local Hero

Tireless. Giving. Dedicated. Donovan Village President Fran West is the latest winner of a City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award. As president of the village, Fran dedicates much of her time to her fellow residents, supporting a whole host of events at the village and hostel, offering a helping hand to anyone who needs it, and improving the lives of those around her.
YAK Logo - colour
25 October 2022

Young People’s Voices Expand Across the City

The City of Kalamunda’s youth leadership and advisory council, Youth Action Kalamunda (YAK), is growing with a second meeting location being introduced in Forrestfield.
Three paint brushes with reds, yellow and orange colours on the tips of them
20 October 2022

Applications now open for 2023 Lions Club Art Awards

The Lions Club Art Awards are back again for 2023! Entries to be received by 5pm on Sunday, 18 December 2022.
Large pink pin market pointing to a location on a grey-scale map
17 October 2022

Have Your Say: Proposed Childcare Premises – Lot 69 (35) Sanderson Road, Lesmurdie (DA22/0132)

As you may be aware the City received an application for a childcare premises at the above-mentioned site. As part of the application the proposal sought to utilise a portion of the reserve as an outdoor play area. The proponent has withdrawn the application to exercise a portion of the reserve and has submitted amended plans.
Six hands holding another persons wrist forming a connected circle.
14 October 2022

Expressions of Interest: Artist in Residence

The City of Kalamunda is currently seeking submissions of expression of interest from Artists to partake in a very exciting opportunity and be part of the Kalamunda Compassionate Communities project.
Orange road work cones adjacent to construction trucks on the road
7 October 2022

Main Roads WA: Tonkin Highway Corridor - Roe Highway to Kelvin Road Update

Planning and development work is underway to improve safety and reduce delays along the heavily congested section of Tonkin Highway from Roe Highway to Kelvin Road. Read the latest updates released in September 2022 by Main Roads WA.
Caution tape surround a bitumen road
4 October 2022

Have Your Say: Tonkin Highway Grade Separated Interchanges (Hale Road and Welshpool Road) - Environmental Review

An Environmental Review Document (ERD) has been prepared by Main Roads in accordance with Environmental Protection Authority procedures and is released for public review.
Group of riders along a local Mountain Bike Trail
3 October 2022

Works: Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail

Several sections of the bike trails of the Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail and at the Pickering Brook Country Club Trails will be undergoing maintenance between Wednesday 5 October - Friday 7 October. Please be mindful and watch for signage along the track.
image showing an abstract journey of data lines with a city background
29 September 2022

Website Maintenance: 29 September 2022

- These works have now been completed - The City of Kalamunda's website and some of its online payment services may not be available from approximately 2.00pm to 4.00pm on Thursday, 29 September 2022 whilst our website undergoes some scheduled system maintenance.
24 September 2022

Award Winning Author takes us on a Trip Down Memory Lane

2021 marked the 150th anniversary of the first roads boards and municipalities, an important step in the creation of a comprehensive system of local government for Western Australia. The City of Kalamunda started its life as the Darling Range Road Board in 1897.
A small patch of Urban bushland in High Wycombe, with a diverse shrubby understory below a dense canopy of Gum trees and Banksias
23 September 2022

City Secures Crucial Grant for the War on Weeds

The City of Kalamunda has successfully obtained a Community Stewardship Grant from the State Natural Resource Management (NRM) Program for the removal of 13.6 Ha of Genista, a weed of national significance, from several roadside verges and nature reserves in the Kalamunda, Lesmurdie and Forrestfield areas.
Dieback in a local reserve
23 September 2022

Fight Against Dieback Gets a Welcome Boost

The City of Kalamunda has successfully obtained a $56,363 Community Stewardship Grant from the Western Australian Government’s State Natural Resource Management (NRM) Program for the dieback assessment of 204ha of local natural areas and treatment of 75ha of infected local natural areas.
16 September 2022

All City facilities closed on Thursday 22 September

Please be advised that all City of Kalamunda facilities will be closed on Thursday 22 September 2022 for the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen.
Image of Asbestos fencing
14 September 2022

City reminds Community of Renovation Needs

Australia has long been a renovation nation, however the popularity of renovating has reached frenzied proportions with the billions of dollars saved during the pandemic now being spent on renovating homes. With one-in-three homes containing asbestos and more than one-in-three homeowners currently undertaking renovations (an increase of 37% according to; serious concerns have been raised that DI renovators and tradies might be risking their lives and the lives of their families if they fail to respect the potentially life-threatening risks posed if asbestos is not managed safely. It’s also important to remember that renovations may require a planning or building permit and to contact the City to check before commencing works.
12 September 2022

Vale Her Majesty the Queen

The City of Kalamunda extends its condolences with the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second.
12 September 2022

Dogs Local Law 2022

The City of Kalamunda is providing a public notice for the adoption of the Dogs Local Law 2022.
Mayor (right) at Second Chance Shop
9 September 2022

Spring’s Alive at Second Chance Reuse Shop

Since it’s opening in March, the Second Chance Reuse Shop has diverted 39 tonnes of goods from landfill, and welcomed hundreds of people through its gates.
Pickering Brook Street Meet  for Fire Safety & Burning Smart
7 September 2022

Are You Fire Ready?

Come along to our Bushfire Ready Group Street Meets and Burn SMART Demonstrations to learn about keeping safe this bushfire season. It is imperative the community and individual households are bushfire aware and know what to do.
An example of a good fire break - a fire truck should have property access
7 September 2022

Fire Compliance Due by November 1

We’ve seen the devastating impacts of bushfire in WA and on the east coast in recent years. In a bid to prepare private properties in time for the approaching bushfire season, all properties must be prepared in accordance with the Fire Hazard Reduction Notice as of 1 November 2022.
Promotional image used for Harmony Week 2022
31 August 2022

Harmony Week 2023 Grants

The Office of Multicultural Interests' Harmony Week 2023 funding round is officially open.
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