City of Kalamunda(Redirected from Shire of Kalamunda)
|City of Kalamunda|
|Population||57,449 (2016 census)|
|• Density||177.202/km2 (458.95/sq mi)|
|Area||324.2 km2 (125.2 sq mi)|
|Region||Eastern Metropolitan Perth Darling Scarp|
|State electorate(s)||Darling Range, Forrestfield, Kalamunda|
|Federal Division(s)||Hasluck, Pearce|
|Website||City of Kalamunda|
The City of Kalamunda is a local government area in the eastern metropolitan region of the Western Australian capital city of Perth about 25 kilometres (15.5 mi) east of Perth's central business district. The city covers an area of 324.2 square kilometres (125.2 sq mi), much of which is state forest rising into the Darling Scarp to the east. According to the 2016 Census, the city recorded a population of 57,449 people.
The Darling Range Road District was gazetted in 1897. On 1 July 1961, it became the Shire of Kalamunda after the enactment of the Local Government Act 1960. The Shire of Kalamunda commenced community consultation on whether to become a city in 2015, and was renamed the City of Kalamunda on 1 July 2017.
The city is divided into four wards.
- North Ward (three councillors)
- North West Ward (three councillors)
- South East Ward (three councillors)
- South West Ward (three councillors)
- WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.