Media Releases

8 April 2020

City of Kalamunda announces COVID-19 Hardship Policy

The City of Kalamunda Council held a special meeting last night to set the principles and parameters for a crisis budget to meet the challenges produced by the coronavirus pandemic.
View from Zig Zag area in Gooseberry Hill - Perth City visible in distance
8 April 2020

Temporary measures for Zig Zag Scenic Drive

Council has resolved to close the Zig Zag Scenic Drive to vehicles for 6 months as a temporary measure. The temporary closure is planned to come into effect from the 30 May 2020.
Walliston Map Layout
7 April 2020

Vehicle limits at Walliston Transfer Station during COVID-19 pandemic

The City of Kalamunda has announced new limits to the number of vehicles permitted at Walliston Transfer Station at one time.
Easter themed setting of yellow daffodils and decorative eggs
7 April 2020

Wishing you a Safe Easter

The City of Kalamunda is reminding residents to stay safe this Easter, be kind to one another and reflect on all of our communities amazing achievements, as well as thinking about our health and wellbeing.
Books in a row
7 April 2020

City Libraries Switch to Virtual Services

The City of Kalamunda reminds residents while their physical doors are temporarily closed, the City’s libraries are ‘virtually’ open.
Patches of controlled fire burning in bushland near buildings
1 April 2020

Restricted burn period proceeds with COVID-19 measures

The City of Kalamunda announced the annual restricted burning period will open as usual between 1 April to 31 May, with special COVID-19 measures in place to protect City staff and the community.
Fleming Reserve in High Wycombe
31 March 2020

City of Kalamunda closes playgrounds and skate parks

The City of Kalamunda has closed all playgrounds, skate parks and outdoor equipment in City reserves to slow the spread of COVID-19.
27 March 2020

City Warns Community to Stay Vigilant as COVID-19 Scams Abound

The City of Kalamunda is urging residents to be mindful of increased cyber-scam activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
27 March 2020

City of Kalamunda announces February’s Local Hero Award winners

The City of Kalamunda announced its Local Hero award winners for February, with three very community-spirited locals walking away with the prizes.
18 March 2020

City of Kalamunda cancels event schedule due to COVD-19

The City of Kalamunda has cancelled upcoming events, in accordance with current Federal and State Government declarations.
17 March 2020

City of Kalamunda Exceed Customer Satisfaction

The City of Kalamunda’s half yearly update on regulatory services has showcased a focused on service, professionalism and quality.
Road work signage including detour, closed and wrong way.
13 March 2020

Roadworks for the Long-term benefit of All

Road rehabilitation works on several of the City’s roads began yesterday at Stirling Crescent and today on Welshpool Road East’s slow lane going up the hill between Lewis and Gladys streets.
7 March 2020

City Announces 2020 Auspire Citizen of the Year Award Recipients

City of Kalamunda awarded two 2020 Auspire Citizen of the Year Awards in front of a large crowd at the Corymbia Multicultural Festival on Saturday 7 March.
View of the AFL Footy field and clubhouse located at Scott Reserve in High Wycombe
6 March 2020

Seeking public comment on a Draft Master Plan for Scott Reserve

The City of Kalamunda has a vision for Scott Reserve to be a place for everyone to grow, learn and play in the heart of High Wycombe and wants to hear your thoughts on the draft Master Plan.
6 March 2020

City Seeks Feedback On Draft Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan

The City of Kalamunda’s is reminding the community to have their say on the Draft Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2020-25.
A young girl using a smartphone outside
6 March 2020

Raising children in a digital world

*** NOTE: This event has been CANCELLED - due to current health advice this event is cancelled *** With the rapid rise in devices, screens, apps and games, children are having a very different exposure to technology than their parents – so how can we relate to this huge generational shift in the use of devices? The City of Kalamunda is inviting parents and carers with children aged 4-12 to a special information session on 24 March 2020 about children’s exposure to technology and how to handle it.
Woman holding a light-bulb sketch in front of a whiteboard full of other sketches and images.
6 March 2020

City of Kalamunda asks under-25s to co-design programs and services

** NOTE: This event has been CANCELLED - due to current health advice this event is cancelled *** The City of Kalamunda has invited its under-25s to a brainstorming session over pizza to identify new programs or activities the City can launch to improve community safety and crime prevention.
Stirk Park - View of lake from under trees facing playground area
6 March 2020

Stirk Park gets storm water health upgrade

The City of Kalamunda is serious about protecting our precious waterways with the installation this month of a gross pollutant trap in Stirk Park. The trap, also known as a baffle box, will greatly improve the quality of storm water entering Stirk Park and the pond, and the public will be able to see it working through the see-through lid.
Solar Panels under blue sky
24 February 2020

City to Investigate Solar Farm Potential

The City of Kalamunda will investigate the feasibility of local solar farms off the back of positive community feedback to its 2019 Environmental Sustainability Initiatives survey. Following Council endorsement of the idea, the City will now appoint a consultant to complete a feasibility study and report findings by mid-2020.
A White Striped Mastif Bat being held in a hand
18 February 2020

City’s Micro Bat Project To Help Reduce Mosquito Populations

The City of Kalamunda is encouraging residents and schools to participate in a habitat enhancement project to create homes for local micro bats that it is hoped will reduce local mosquito numbers.
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