Education and Training
Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and Bold Park are iconic Perth landmarks steeped in history, culture and natural beauty. Managed by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, staff are committed to promoting appreciation and understanding of Western Australia’s unique biodiversity and motivating visitors to join with us in its conservation.
All forms of education by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority are based on three simple 'take-home' messages:
- Kings Park and Bold Park are special places
- Western Australia has unique biodiversity
- You Can Do It! - a call to environmental action for ecological sustainability.
Kings Park Education provides hands-on, inquiry-based education programs for students from Kindergarten to Tertiary. Programs highlight the unique plants, people and places of Western Australia and the role we can all play in a sustainable future.
The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority enjoys an international reputation in biodiversity conservation science, undertaking integrated research focused on practical outcomes in native plant biology, rare plant conservation and bushland restoration.
The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority offers a variety of community education opportunities including free guided walks, school programs, public workshops, volunteer opportunities and interpretation through signage, public art and publications.