Media Releases

Section of stained glass from an industrial area in Forrestfield
21 May 2020

A plan to make Public Art a larger part of life in the City of Kalamunda

The City of Kalamunda is embarking on the journey to develop its Public Art Master Plan and is looking for like-minded residents to get involved. The Master Plan will identify potential themes, sites and forms for artworks to be commissioned.
Sunlight shining through the green leaves of young native plants being displayed for the annual Plants for Residents program
19 May 2020

Free Plants for Residents

The City of Kalamunda is pleased to announce the highly anticipated Plants For Residents program will commence this week.
18 May 2020

Cautious Easing of Restrictions Underway

The City, as of today, has commenced implementing Phase 2 restrictions. The City will be assisting local businesses, sporting and community groups whilst also revising all of the City’s operations.
Pile of four open library books
13 May 2020

What will our future libraries look like?

The City of Kalamunda is actively engaging with community members to determine the current level of satisfaction with their local library. The evidence gained will inform future directions to meet the needs of users, including library infrastructure and programs offered.
A mountain biker coming around a corner on a mountain bike trail surrounded by grass trees and other native trees
11 May 2020

New mountain bike and walk trail. Get ready to roll!

Construction of Kalamunda Loop Trail, Stage 1 is underway and on target for completion in late-July, ahead of the spring wildflower season.
7 May 2020

Stage One Stirk Park Upgrades Shovel Ready

The City of Kalamunda needs State and Federal Government funding support to greenlight the stage one of the Stirk Park Master Plan that will deliver a vibrant, inclusive, outdoor space for the whole community.
Building Applications
5 May 2020

Do your Renovations or New Structures Need Approval?

The City of Kalamunda is calling on residents to check with the City to see if approvals are required before commencing home renovations.
The baffle box being lifted off a low bed trailer parked on Kalamunda Road opposite the Stirk Park site.
5 May 2020

City Stays Focused on Delivering Capital Works Projects

During this difficult time, the City of Kalamunda continues to deliver slated developments, infrastructure improvements and move forward new projects to meet community demand and expectations.
Overview of the master plan for Maida Vale
1 May 2020

Maida Vale Reserve Upgrades Planned

The City of Kalamunda wants to drive forward a $15.5 million plan to improve infrastructure at the Maida Vale Reserve to meet the demands of the local community and deliver opportunities for increased wellbeing.
Spring Flowers in Perth Hills
1 May 2020

City Launches 2020 Commemorative Tree Planting Program

The City of Kalamunda has opened applications for the 2020 Commemorative Tree Planting to celebrate the community’s youngest residents.
Two colleagues shaking hands in a meeting
28 April 2020

City Backs Small Business Advisory Support Program

The City of Kalamunda has launched a confidential, advisory support program to help local small businesses through this challenging time.
Silhouette of a cyclist riding with sun shining behind him.
22 April 2020

City’s Plan to Create Cycle Infrastructure and Improve Safety

The City of Kalamunda is looking to deliver significant infrastructure over the next five years to support cyclists and improve safety.
A family cycling down a bush cycle track
16 April 2020

Mountain biking in the Perth Hills – Illegal Jumps in the spotlight

Bike riders are asked to stop building bike jumps in reserves and protect our natural bushland. While the City of Kalamunda encourages active and creative pursuits, protecting the natural environment for future generations is a priority.
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.
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