Open main menu

Wikipedia β

City of Kalamunda

  (Redirected from Shire 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.[2]

City of Kalamunda
Western Australia
Kalamunda LGA WA.png
Population 57,449 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 177.202/km2 (458.95/sq mi)
Established 1897
Area 324.2 km2 (125.2 sq mi)
Mayor Andrew Waddell
Council seat Kalamunda
Region Eastern Metropolitan Perth Darling Scarp
State electorate(s) Darling Range, Forrestfield, Kalamunda
Federal Division(s) Hasluck, Pearce
Kalamunda-logo.png
Website City of Kalamunda
LGAs around City of Kalamunda:
Swan Mundaring Mundaring
Belmont
Canning
City of Kalamunda York
Gosnells Armadale Beverley

Contents

HistoryEdit

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.[3] 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.[4][5][6]

WardsEdit

The city is divided into five wards.

  • East Ward (one councillor)
  • North Ward (three councillors)
  • North West Ward (two councillors)
  • South Ward (three councillors)
  • South West Ward (three councillors)

SuburbsEdit

PopulationEdit

Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1911 1,038 —    
1921 1,751 +5.37%
1933 2,814 +4.03%
1947 4,113 +2.75%
1954 6,354 +6.41%
1961 7,524 +2.44%
1966 9,785 +5.40%
1971 18,362 +13.42%
1976 26,448 +7.57%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1981 35,475 +6.05%
1986 40,547 +2.71%
1991 45,733 +2.44%
1996 46,115 +0.17%
2001 46,059 −0.02%
2006 49,534 +1.47%
2011 53,567 +1.58%
2016 57,449 +1.41%

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit