News & Announcements

City of Kalamunda media releases and announcements listed below:

Girls at end of slide with arms up
11 January 2021

Family-friendly Australia Day Celebrations at Kalamunda Water Park

Residents, friends, family and visitors are invited to the City’s Australia Day Pool Party at Kalamunda Water Park with two-for-one entry from 9am to 6pm on Tuesday, 26 January.
Kalamunda History Village Post Office Building
10 January 2021

Kalamunda History Village - CLOSED

The Kalamunda History Village is closed until further notice due to a fallen tree, which has impacted the post office building.
Close up view of a microphone in the council chambers
8 January 2021

Special Meeting of Council

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of Council will be held in the Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda, on: Tuesday 19 January 2021 commencing at 6.30pm
Fox Trapping - Mundy Regional Park - Crumpet Creek
6 January 2021

Mundy National Park - Closed Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 January 2021

THIS NOTICE HAS EXPIRED - the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) has advised Mundy Regional Park will be closed from Thursday 7 January to Sunday 10 January 2021 due to fire danger.
Councillor Gavel
4 January 2021

Notice of Meeting - Annual General Meeting of Electors

*** This event has been cancelled in line with WA Government COVID-19 5-day lockdown. Rescheduled date TBC ***
Artists Impression of Kalamunda Community Centre from the  South West side
22 December 2020

City Seeking EOI for Significant Public Art

The City of Kalamunda is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) from the art community for a public art commission opportunity at the Kalamunda Community Centre.
Mayor Margaret Thomas cutting the ribbon for Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail in December 2020
15 December 2020

A ribbon cutting moment!

The Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail – Perth Hills Trail Loop Stage 1 was officially opened today, 15 December 2020. Thank you to everyone who joined us on this momentous ride and to our awesome Western Trails Alliance Ltd (WTA) volunteers who spent over 1000 hours creating a safe recreational space for our community to enjoy. The Kalamunda to Pickering Brook Trail took a substantial amount of hard work by so many people, thank you!
Planning Development
15 December 2020

City’s Latest Building Stats Back Up Boom

The City of Kalamunda received a record number of both planning and building permit applications across the second half of 2020.
Mosquito sitting on a green stem of a plant
15 December 2020

City Backs Microbats to Keep Mozzies Away

A City of Kalamunda partnership with a local men’s shed and education support centre is delivering amazing learning and environmental outcomes for the community.
15 December 2020

Keep your cool this summer with a compliant swimming pool

Summer time is here and as it heats up the City of Kalamunda is encouraging residents to stay cool by ensuring their swimming pool or spa is safety compliant.
From left Peter Hanson, Mayor Margaret Thomas and Saxon Marrell cutting the 2020 Thank a Volunteer Day cake
8 December 2020

City Celebrates Local Heroes and Volunteers at Annual Thank You Event

More than 100 local heroes and volunteers attended the City of Kalamunda’s 2020 Thank A Volunteer Day celebration at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre on International Volunteer Day (5 December).
Walliston Map Layout
7 December 2020

City’s Waste Facility Upgrades On Track

The City of Kalamunda will improve the Walliston Transfer Station over the next three years to better manage the City’s waste and comply with the site’s recent 20-year license renewal conditions.
Analogue Clock
3 December 2020

Christmas & New Year Opening Times

A Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to All from the City Mayor, Councillors, CEO & all the staff. Bin Collection and some of our facilities including Ranger Services have adjusted operating hours over this festive season.
Local Fire crew member strapping their protective helmet
2 December 2020

Be prepared - complete the 'My Bushfire Plan'

We urge you to bear in mind during this festive period your bushfire preparedness – to ensure that yourself, your family and your community are as safe as is possible.
Graphic promoting the KalaCash Keeping it Local campaign using Eftpos type cards
30 November 2020

Local Businesses get ready to accept ‘Kala Cash’

More than 60 local businesses have registered to accept ‘Kala Cash’ gift cards, an EFTPOS based gift card program, launched this week in the City of Kalamunda. Businesses throughout the City have jumped on board this buy local initiative funded and established through a partnership developed between Community Bank Forrestfield and High Wycombe Bendigo Bank and the City of Kalamunda, in response to effects of COVID 19 on local business.
An open book with Christmas present, pine cones, candy cane and a glass of milk
19 November 2020

City launches 2020 Festive Events Program

This week the City of Kalamunda launched its Christmas Festival Events Program featuring a number of marquee events including concerts, markets, arts and crafts, film nights and story telling.
Entrance to High Wycombe Library located on Markham Road in High Wycombe
17 November 2020

Temporary Closure: High Wycombe Library

Please note the High Wycombe Library will be closed from 25 November 2020 – 1 December 2020 inclusive for planned maintenance works.
Stirk Park - View of lake from under trees facing playground area
13 November 2020

City Wins Consultation Award For Stirk Park Upgrade

The City of Kalamunda has been recognised for giving local youth a voice in planning the Stirk Park Playground Upgrade at the 10th annual Local Government Policy Awards.
View from Zig Zag area in Gooseberry Hill - Perth City visible in distance
10 November 2020

Update: Temporary measures for Zig Zag Scenic Drive

Council has resolved to extend the closure of the Zig Zag Scenic Drive to vehicles as a temporary measure.
4 senior people with their arms out with blue sky behind them
5 November 2020

City Wants To Connect Seniors Through Song

The City of Kalamunda, Music Focus WA and Kalamunda Rotary have teamed up to launch a five-week Senior’s Choir as part of this year’s Senior’s Week celebrations.
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