Media Releases

Girls at end of slide with arms up
17 January 2022

Keep cool on Australia Day at Kalamunda Water Park

Australia Day is set to go off with a splash at the City of Kalamunda’s Australia Day Pool Party on Wednesday 26 January 2022.
View of Stirk Park and the lake during Autumn
4 January 2022

Crucial funding secured for Stirk Park

The City of Kalamunda has secured a $1.715 million grant from Lotterywest towards the construction and associated costs for development of the playground and skate park at the Stirk Park Precinct.
Darren Peterson (left) with Mayor Margaret Thomas at 2021 annual Thank a Volunteer ceremony
21 December 2021

Local hero a champion for positive mental health

Mental health advocate and Gooseberry Hill resident Darren Peterson was presented a City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award at the City’s annual Thank a Volunteer event this month.
Dee Howells - 2021 Senior Local Hero with Mayor Margaret Thomas
21 December 2021

Local hero plays the part on volunteering stage

Local thespian and Kalamunda resident Dee Howells was presented the Senior Local Hero Award at the City of Kalamunda’s annual Thank a Volunteer event this month.
High school student and Forrestfield resident Bryzlyn Sin taking out the 2021 Young Local Hero of the Year award
21 December 2021

Local hero proves you’re never too young to make the world a better place

A new young hero was crowned recently, with high school student and Forrestfield resident Bryzlyn Sin taking out the Young Local Hero of the Year award in the City of Kalamunda’s Local Hero Awards.
Maclarty Way Turtle Path road crossing in WABN project located in High Wycombe
17 December 2021

City wins Planning Excellence Award

The City of Kalamunda and the Department of Transport have won the Stakeholder Engagement Award at the 2021 Planning Excellence Awards.
Freeman of the City of Kalamunda Nita Sadler and Mayor Margaret Thomas
9 December 2021

Nita Sadler Proclaimed Freeman of the City

City of Kalamunda Mayor Margaret Thomas announced a new Freeman of the City this week, at the Annual Thank a Volunteer Day event.
Shopping bags with 'Insert Shop Name here...' logo in the center of each bag
6 December 2021

New Community Re-Use Shop for Walliston

The City of Kalamunda is partnering with Workpower to create a community reuse shop at Walliston Transfer Station, which will officially open in early 2022.
Person holding a pen while using a mouse on a wooden desk
3 December 2021

City asks for feedback on Discounts

The City of Kalamunda is seeking community feedback on the current discounts that are provided for eligible customers regarding their Annual Waste Charges.
Planning Development
3 December 2021

Landowners Urged to Ensure Approvals

The City of Kalamunda is reminding landowners to reach out and contact the City before commencing any changes in land use or physical works on site.
2021 Kalamunda Secondary Education Support Centre Duke of Edinburgh International Award Australia recipients
24 November 2021

City commends hard working Graduates

The City of Kalamunda held a Graduation Ceremony at the Zig Zag Cultural Centre this week, recognizing the work of the Kalamunda Secondary Education Support Centre Duke of Edinburgh International Award Australia recipients.
Rugby fields at Hartfield Park located in Forrestfield
24 November 2021

Harmony Cup

NRL WA hosted a fifth consecutive Fuel to Go & Play Harmony Cup Tournament, late last month.
Planning Development
23 November 2021

City appoints BOS Civil for Central Mall Redevelopment

The City of Kalamunda has selected BOS Civil to redevelop the Central Mall in Kalamunda. Mayor Margaret Thomas said that the project is one of the key components of the City’s Activity Centre Plan and will deliver a vibrant experience that supports both day and night-time activities.
Maclarty Way Turtle Path road crossing in WABN project located in High Wycombe
8 November 2021

Connecting Community Award Winner

The City of Kalamunda was honoured to be awarded a Local Government Professionals Connecting Community Award for community engagement at the Annual State Conference Awards.
Image of Asbestos fencing
4 November 2021

Don’t Play Renovation Roulette! – get to kNOw Asbestos this November

In the lead up to the summer holiday home renovation season the City of Kalamunda is warning home owners to be asbestos aware. Over the past two years more than 8,000 deaths from asbestos-related diseases were recorded including asbestosis and lung cancer with an alarming number of deaths from mesothelioma attributed to both occupational (tradies) and non-occupational (homeowners) exposure during residential renovations.
Local Fire crew member strapping their protective helmet
4 November 2021

City Works With Community to Boost Bushfire Preparedness

The City of Kalamunda is reminding residents of the need to be bushfire prepared as we head into summer.
4 senior people with their arms out with blue sky behind them
4 November 2021

Healthy Ageing Hot on Agenda

The City of Kalamunda has thrown it support behind a range of community activities and initiatives for Seniors Week 2021, with a strong focus on healthy Ageing.
Spirit of the Valley
26 October 2021

City Champions Spirit of the Valley with Amazing Concert Under the Stars

The City of Kalamunda is teaming up with the Perth Symphony Orchestra (PSO) to present a concert under the stars at Melrose, Carmel, on Saturday, 13 November 2021.
2021 Freeman awarded to Norma Walsh who is surrounded by family and friends
13 October 2021

Norma and Max Walsh Awarded Freeman

The City of Kalamunda awarded two Freeman on 12 October 2021, Mrs Norma Walsh, and her husband Mr Max Walsh, who have made a significant contribution to the City of Kalamunda over their lives.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
5 October 2021

Local Hero Trish Verran dives in to support swimmers

Don’t hold your breath. Give a shout out! Trish Verran is the latest of the City of Kalamunda’s Local Hero Award winners. Nominated for her volunteer work at the Guildford and Kalamunda Districts Swim Club, Trish’s association with the Club dates to 2008.
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