News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

Silver colored rectangular microphone
22 August 2022

Calling all young musicians

Are you a young musician looking for some exposure and experience performing in front of crowds? We’re after solo artists, duos and bands to perform live at our Young Creatives Month event in October 2022. Register your details before 5pm on Friday, 14th October 2022.
15 August 2022

Special Submissions Meeting

Pursuant to clause 6.13 of the City of Kalamunda Standing Orders Local Law 2015, notice is hereby given that the City of Kalamunda will hold a Special Submissions Meeting in the Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda, on Tuesday 16 August 2022 commencing at 6.30pm.
Perth Hills Spring Festival Logo
10 August 2022

2022 Perth Hills Spring Festival Registrations Open

The City of Kalamunda is inviting local businesses and operators to register their event by Monday 5 September 2022 and be part of the 2022 Perth Hills Spring Festival, starting 8 October.
Children building blocks with letters
8 August 2022

Expressions of Interest: Families and Parents Expo

Are you an Educator or Early Years Service provider in the City of Kalamunda? Come showcase your services available to families at the Families and Parents Expo! Register your details before 5pm on Wednesday, 24th August 2022.
High Wycombe Art Work
5 August 2022

City releases draft Public Art Master Plan for public advertising

The City of Kalamunda is looking to give public art more prominence, with the release of its draft Public Art Master Plan now open for public advertising and feedback.
Evening view of the cultural centre from Haynes Street in Kalamunda
1 August 2022

Zig Zag Cultural Centre - CLOSED

- THIS NOTICE HAS EXPIRED - The Zig Zag Cultural Centre is currently closed due to maintenance.
1st Walliston Scout Group - Maria Kelly receiving Local Hero award from Mayor Margaret Thomas (July 2022)
26 July 2022

Cub Scout Leader wins Local Hero Award

Talk to anyone at the 1st Walliston Scout Group and they will tell you that Maria Kelly is a dedicated role model for young people, deserving of recognition. Maria received that recognition last week as she was awarded a City of Kalamunda Local Heroes award for her outstanding contribution as a Cub Leader.
Artist impression of Forrestfield Library relocation
11 July 2022

Convenience the goal for new Forrestfield Library location

A bold, innovative digital hub is coming to Forrestfield, as the Forrestfield Library will move into Hawaiian's Forrestfield later this year.
Using smart technology to help with enviornment.
11 July 2022

Draft Climate Change Action Plan released

Following extensive community engagement in 2021, and with the support of the City’s Environmental and Sustainability Advisory Committee the City of Kalamunda has drafted a Climate Change Action Plan for public comment.
Eldery couple having coffee
8 July 2022

Aged Care: Do you have what you need?

The City would like to identify services that help our aged community to live independently at home, and to have access to short-term care services when needed.
7 July 2022

Maida Vale Reserve Upgrades hit major milestone

The City of Kalamunda has recently completed three upgrade projects at Maida Vale Reserve relating to new sports lighting, resurfacing of the entrance road from Ridgehill Road and installation of a new retaining wall, footpath and fencing along the eastern oval.
Michael Breen Local Hero in 2022
7 July 2022

Michael Breen: Taking up the leadership challenge

City of Kalamunda resident and Local Hero Award winner, Michael Breen has overcome his share of challenges, including Autism and the loss of sight in one eye, rising to be a valued leader of the 1st Walliston Scout Group.
Kaitlyn Sin at the YAK weekly meetings
7 July 2022

Local teen Kaitlyn Sin brings a fresh perspective to volunteering

Hula Hooping, piano playing, cooking, volunteering as a reading buddy and assisting seniors with technology are just a few ways recent City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award recipient, Kaitlyn Sin has given back to the community over many years.
2022 Bankwest Housing Excellence Awards - Master Builders Association
6 July 2022

City of Kalamunda awarded for service excellence

The City of Kalamunda has won the Local Government Best Practice Award at the 2022 Master Builders WA Bankwest Housing Excellence Awards.
1 July 2022

Brand new way to hire City places and spaces

There is a brand new way for community members to hire City of Kalamunda facilities, after the launch of a new partnership with booking company SpacetoCo.
Australian Fire Danger Ratings (AFDRS) levels coming into affect from September 2022
30 June 2022

Australian Fire Danger Rating System Changes Coming

The Australian Fire Danger Rating System (AFDRS) Program is a national project working to design and implement a new fire danger rating system. The AFDRS will go live across Australia on 1 September 2022.
Senior Local Hero, Eileen Stark
29 June 2022

Senior Local Hero Eileen Stark: Growing healthy spaces with local youth

City of Kalamunda resident, Eileen Stark was presented with a Senior Local Hero Award at a recent Adopt a Patch bush-care session held with students from High Wycombe Primary School.
Diana Fisher with Mayor (left) receiving her Local Hero Certificate (June 2022)
28 June 2022

Local Hero Diana Fisher: On the trail for healthy hearts

Lub-dub. Lub-dub. Crunch. Crunch. The rhythmic beating of hearts and crunching of leaves – these are the sounds of over 30 members of the Kalamunda Heart Foundation’s Walking Group setting off for their morning hike along the Railway Heritage Trail, Kalamunda.
image showing an abstract journey of data lines with a city background
27 June 2022

Website Maintenance: 29 June 2022

- This website update has now been completed - The City of Kalamunda's website and some of its online payment services may not be available from approximately 1.00pm to 3.00pm on Wednesday, 29 June 2022 whilst our website undergoes some scheduled system maintenance.
21 June 2022

All City of Kalamunda Libraries: Late Opening Thursday, 23 June 2022

All City of Kalamunda Libraries will open at the later time of 10am on Thursday 23rd June.
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