What's News

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 like to subscribe to one of our newsletters or browse the media section and science highlights.

Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded.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 or refer to web pages or documents that have moved.

New designs including a large rockpool and 'sky scramble' have been announced for an exciting new development in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park.

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If you fancy yourself as a budding scientist, you can help us with a new 'citizen science' project in Bold Park.

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Kings Park and UWA Scientists Dr Todd Erickson, Dr David Merritt, and Assistant Professor Andrew Guzzomi have won a top prize at the 2016 WA Innovator of the Year awards.

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The Bold Park Management Plan 2016 – 2021 and associated Audit of Public Submissions has been approved by the Hon. Albert Jacob, Minister for the Environment; Heritage.

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2016 has been jam-packed with achievements, success, friendships and fun for our 869 active volunteers in Kings Park and Bold Park.

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Inspiring scenery, sunny days and balmy evenings make Kings Park and Botanic Garden and Bold Park the perfect places to be this summer!

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A number of ageing trees are being replaced along the Honour Avenues in Kings Park as part of a long-term plan to keep their majestic appearance.

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Protecting Western Australia’s rich biodiversity while enabling economic development will be easier in the future thanks to a new scientific collaboration and co-ordination efforts actively supported by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

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From 5.20 pm 14 November 2016, the highly anticipated ‘super moon’ will rise over Perth on what is expected to be a warm and perfectly clear evening.

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Big changes are coming to Kings Park Education in 2017! Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed to all visitors, including school groups, in 2017 to make way for a super-exciting Stage 2 development.

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It was another very busy year in Kings Park and Bold Park. Visitors, including the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, came from all around the world to enjoy our expansive parklands, natural bushland and world-class botanic garden.

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An exciting opportunity is now available to join the award-winning Kings Park Volunteer Guides!

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