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Welcome to the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority's news, keeping you up-to-date with what's happening in Kings Park and Bold Park. You may also be interested in the media section and like to subscribe to one of our newsletters.

Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded. They may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. They may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

The 2014 Kings Park Festival celebrated the ‘Magic of Nature’ this September with more live music, outdoor exhibitions, guided walks and festival events than ever!

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A botanic ‘staircase’ highlighting Western Australia's impressive history of botanical discoveries will be built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the WA Botanic Garden in Kings Park in 2015.

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New adventure play and picnic facilities have been officially opened at the Saw Avenue Picnic Area in Kings Park.

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Kings Park's beautiful array of wildflowers have blossomed and the 2014 Kings Park Festival has begun!

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Kings Park has been named one of the world’s top ten parks in the 2014 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards.

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Children who take risks are more likely to grow into resilient adults, according to a Canadian Professor of Social Work who visited Kings Park this week.

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A six month trial for cyclists using Bold Park Scenic Walk has commenced in which one way, uphill cycling only is permitted.

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New picnic and adventure play features are currently being added to the Saw Avenue Picnic Area, thanks to our partnership with Variety WA.

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Travel author Bill Bryson has found himself in many breathtaking parts of the world but says Kings Park is the best park he has ever seen.

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Kings Park has won an Australian Tourism Award, announced in Sydney on 7 February 2014.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden has won gold in three competitive categories at the 2013 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards.

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We are pleased to announce the release of our new responsive website.

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