Media Releases

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.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
10 June 2022

Cooper Rullo standing out as the modern-day hero

Inclusive. Positive. Genuine. Nominated for aiming to be the best he can be and having a never give up attitude. These were the words used to describe Mazenod College student, Cooper Rullo who was awarded a City of Kalamunda Young Local Hero at his recent school assembly.
Young boy wearing sunglasses and a black cape stretching his right arm up towards the sun
10 June 2022

Local Hero Bruce Glover: Innovator, Educator and Conservation Volunteer

Bruce Glover, an active volunteer member of the Hugh Sanderson Reserve and Ray Owen Reserve Friends Groups for over 20 years was awarded one of the City of Kalamunda’s Senior Local Community Hero Awards at their recent National Volunteer Week Cultural Burning event.
City views from Zig Zag Scenic Drive from the road
9 June 2022

Mayor calls for more amenity in National parks

The City of Kalamunda is calling for improvements to local National parks, following a series of complaints from residents and visitors. Gooseberry Hill National Park in the northern area of the City of Kalamunda, has no amenities provided, no marked walking trails, a lack of signage, limited car parking and no toilet facilities.
Soccer ball on field with goal in background
8 June 2022

Local Goalkeeper to Represent Kalamunda on the National Stage

Head down to Maida Vale Reserve on any given weeknight and you’ll find a hive of footballing activity as the many teams of the Kalamunda United Football Club take to the training pitch.
7 June 2022

Illegal tree Clearing in the Spotlight

The City is calling on residents to ensure they understand the value of trees on their property, and what is required if they wish to apply to have a tree removed – Along with calling on locals to report illegal activity on public and private land.
Objects & Reasons
25 May 2022

Have Your Say - 2022/2023 Differential Rates Advertised

The City of Kalamunda is seeking feedback from ratepayers on the proposed differential rates for 2022/2023.
Perth College students at Jorgensen Park in May 2022
9 May 2022

College Students Help Re-Imagine Green spaces

The City of Kalamunda welcomed the hands on help of 120 Perth College students on Thursday, with students getting hands on in Jorgensen park working with the City of Kalamunda’s parks and Environment team and the Friends of Jorgensen park, who are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year.
View on a foot path in Stirk Park heading towards the playground from Headingly Road
29 April 2022

Plans for Stirk Park move into the next phase

The transformation of Stirk Park moved into a new phase this week, as plans for the new nature play space at Stirk park were adopted by Council on Tuesday 26 April.
View of an aquatic centre featuring water slides
17 April 2022

60 Million for State of the Art Recreation and Aquatic leisure Centre

The City of Kalamunda has welcomed an announcement by Federal Labor Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Catherine King in partnership with the State Minster for Transport and Planning Rita Saffioti and Swan candidate Zaneta Mascarenhas who have pledged 60 million dollars to build the long-awaited community recreational facilities.
Hakea Undulata Leaves
6 April 2022

Throwing Shade — Street Tree Partnership Adds Greenery to City

The City of Kalamunda, in partnership with the WA Local Government Association (WALGA) and the Water Corporation, has planted and established 253 trees as part of the Street Tree Project, with more trees to be planted as we head into the wetter part of the year.
Woodlupine Brook - staged work overview
6 April 2022

Works Commence at Woodlupine Brook Forrestfield

The City is transforming Woodlupine Brook from Strelizia Ave to Dawson Ave into a functioning living stream resulting in a more attractive and useable waterway for wildlife and the community.
Walliston Primary School during a conservation experience as part of the City's Adopt-A-Patch program
5 April 2022

Walliston Primary Students get Hands-on Conservation Experience

Students at Walliston Primary School were treated to a visit from Simon Cherriman and Danielle Crichton from Re-cycology this term to install a cockatube, donated by the City of Kalamunda, in one of the school’s Marri trees.
STRINGS performing in Broome 2022 - promotional image provided for their KPAC performance in  April 2022
5 April 2022

STRINGS Comes to KPAC

S.T.R.I.N.G.S. is a string quartet which really has gone rogue in a story from behind the scenes, in a domain never usually seen by the public: the rehearsal room! With one show only on Saturday 16 April at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre, punters are being encouraged to get their tickets quick.
Patches of controlled fire burning in bushland near buildings
1 April 2022

Restricted burning period commences

The City of Kalamunda restricted burning period opens as usual between 1 April to 31 May. RESIDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ALL CONDITIONS BEFORE BURNING.
Six Seasons flags at Kiandra Way Walka-shop in High Wycombe
14 March 2022

City celebrates diversity during Harmony Week

The City of Kalamunda will embrace Harmony Week with two upcoming feature events: the Harmony Multicultural Festival and a cultural awareness and six Noongar seasons talk with respected elder, Uncle Neville Collard.
Car park bays
14 March 2022

Study to evaluate potential parking controls around High Wycombe Train Station

High Wycombe Train Station is soon to be completed, and with it will be a demand for parking in the surrounding area.
Noel Morich Park in Forrestfield hosting Sunset Movies in March 2022
8 March 2022

Sunset Series of movie screenings off to a flying start

The City of Kalamunda’s Sunset Series, a series of free outdoor movie screenings taking place in various locations around the City, kicked off last week to a wonderful reception from residents and visitors alike.
Fineart G. Lorenz, Aquarius meeting, 2021, Oil on Canvas, 101 x 76cm.
2 March 2022

A World of Pure Imagination on display at Zig Zag Gallery in March

Renowned artist Fineart G. Lorenz wants to entice you into his surreal and symbolistic fantasy world. The exhibition 100% Semi SuR Real, a compelling retrospective of works from the past 17 years, is a showcase of outstanding Surrealistic painting.
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