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Central Mall works commence

Central Mall works begin

THE first sod was turned on the Kalamunda Central Mall project this week officially kicking off works to convert the area into a pedestrian focused streetscape. Noongar Elder Neville Collard shared his rich ties to Kalamunda through a Welcome to ...

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Kalamunda heroes recognised

Kalamunda's community heroes

KALAMUNDA’S local heroes were celebrated last month at the City’s annual Thank a Volunteer event for their extensive commitment to the community. Mental health advocate and Gooseberry Hill resident Darren Peterson was presented a City of Kalamunda Local Hero Award ...

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Petition for bushfire program audit denied

By Melissa Sheil A PETITION put forward by City of Kalamunda residents wanting changes to bushfire mitigation practices was shut down in council this week. Signed by 100 ratepayers, the petition requested an audit into various aspects of the  Bushfire ...

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Centre not up to scratch

By Melissa Sheil A MULTI-MILLION dollar Kalamunda building that was only built seven months ago has been slammed by associates of the disabled community for its lack of usability. The Kalamunda Community Centre, which is located in Jorgensen Park, is ...

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Council’s tree planting policy questioned

By Melissa Sheil THE logistics of introducing a tree retention policy across the City of Kalamunda was the subject of debate at Kalamunda’s Tuesday council meeting, with councillors struck with the conundrum of resolving self-sustained environmental damage against estimated costs ...

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Two councillors back at the helm

By Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA Council’s North West ward can expect no change after this year’s election, as both re-running councillors take back their seats uncontested. Deputy Mayor Dylan O’Connor and Councillor Lisa Cooper will return to representing residents of High ...

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Inaccessible

By Melissa Sheil A MAIDA Vale couple are frustrated by the lack of disability access in their neighbourhood, saying their home is like a “jail” due to there being no way for some to venture further than the letterbox. John ...

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Emotions run high over building plan

By Rebecca Peppiatt CITY of Kalamunda councillors were heckled at Tuesday night’s council meeting as a controversial motion to endorse development proceedings in Wattle Grove South was approved nine votes to two. In a lengthy meeting that saw deputations from ...

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