Media Releases

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.
Fox stalking next to some grass and fallen log
25 February 2022

City Collaborates with State Government to Improve Control of Fox Pests

The City of Kalamunda is working with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) to coordinate fox control efforts within the City.
22 February 2022

Here’s Your Second Chance!

The Walliston Transfer Station new Community Re-Use Shop has a name – and an opening date! The City has been receiving tons of enquiries – and tons of items to go in the shop – in the lead up to the Launch. A naming competition was conducted over December and January and the votes are in.
Kanyana being presented the cheque from the book sale donation in 2022
16 February 2022

Book sale gives sick native critters a little boost

The furred, feathered, scaled and spined cuties at Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Lesmurdie received a donation from the City of Kalamunda this week.
Close up of a snake necked turtle
15 February 2022

Stirk Park Turtles Find New Home as Works Begin

Works have now commenced at Stirk Park Lake which has seen the need to drain the lake, and with the care of the locals a top priority the City enlisted the help of Mike and Mandy Bamford of Bamford Consulting Ecologists to relocate a group of Snake Necked Turtles this week.
View of netball courts located at Maida Vale Netball Centre
22 January 2022

Lights Camera Action at Maida Vale Reserve

The City is pleased to announce that works have begun on the Maida Vale Reserve sports lighting project. The new sports lighting will provide improved lighting for both Kalamunda United Football Club (KUFC) and Kalamunda Rangers, which host teeball, softball, and baseball.
Water flowing through a natural creek in Lesmurdie
22 January 2022

New Life at Woodlupine Brook

The City, with support from the Water Corporation, is commencing a fantastic new project upgrading Woodlupine Brook in Forrestfield between Strelitzia and the Woolworths Drive bridge.
Group of riders along a local Mountain Bike Trail
22 January 2022

Mountain biking – Riders Commended for Staying on the trails

The City provides a range of quality cycling, mountain biking and walk trails that cater for all levels of experience and which currently remain open to the community. The Kalamunda Trails area is one of the most popular mountain biking destinations in WA, with over 40km of fully signed tracks and located in scenic National Parks and State Forests.
Carpark Upgrades Ray Owen
21 January 2022

Ray Owen Car Park Improvement Works to ease Congestion

As part of the 2021/2022 financial budget, the City of Kalamunda has begun works to the car park at Ray Owen Reserve, located at Grove and Gladys Roads, Lesmurdie. The car park construction commenced this month with expected completion early March 2022.
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.
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