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.

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Dedicated Kings Park volunteer and member of the Highgate RSL Norman Manners has been recognised for his commitment to honouring Australian war veterans with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours.

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Join award-winning poet Nandi Chinna in a unique series of writing workshops in the evocative environment of Kings Park.

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Months of collecting data in the field at dawn have paid off for Research Scientist Dr Alison Ritchie, who has won a prestigious award for her studies into conserving Banksia woodlands on the Swan Coastal Plain.

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Get out and smell the roses (or gum blossoms) for World Environment Day 2016.

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The new Pilbara Seed Atlas and Field Guide is the culmination of more than five years' collaborative research into seeds to improve land rehabilitation in the region.

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Winter restoration planting will soon be underway in Kings Park, with around 32,500 local native plants (from 99 species) being added to Kings Park and Bold Park Bushland.

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We celebrate Kings Park and Bold Park as significant places for all people - from the Wadjuk Nyoongar people as traditional custodians to the multicultural community of the present day.

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Kings Park's beloved floral clock has been given a timely makeover, with the painstaking restoration of its original clock hands and landscaping revival.

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The Kings Park Guides have been named 2016 WA Community Volunteer Organisation of the Year in recognition for their outstanding contribution to the community.

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As we celebrate the inaugural Botanic Garden Day across Australia and New Zealand on Sunday 29 May 2016, many Perth-ites may well be asking ‘where is our botanic garden?’

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A significant tree in Bold Park has been saved and given a new lease on life, thanks to an expert team from the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

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Fifty of Kings Park's estimated 50,000 trees will be replaced this year as part of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority's planned tree renewal strategy.

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