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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Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded.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.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden has recorded a 20 per cent increase in event bookings in the past 12 months, affirming its popularity as an ideal location for social and celebratory events.

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Visitors are advised of changes to public transport services when planning their outing.

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Kings Park has been rated the 12th best park in the world and number one in Australia, in the annual TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards.

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Congratulations to Lotterywest, long-standing supporter of the Friends of Kings Park, who recently celebrated 80 years of community service to Western Australia.

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Rediscover Bold Park, one of Perth’s treasured coastal bushland reserves.

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We are excited to announce the launch of the new Aspects of Kings Park online shop. A special selection of our fabulous and unique in-store range is available.

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With over one million plants sold worldwide since 2010, Scaevola ‘Blueprint’ is the leading success story for the Kings Park plant breeding program. The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is a world leader in the breeding and development of Australian flora.

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The Place of Reflection, a treasure within the Western Australian Botanic Garden, has received global recognition for its innovative design.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden has been awarded an inaugural Green Flag Award for 2012/13.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden is leading a world-first attempt to restore one of the largest deserts on earth in Saudi Arabia.

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A rare plant species that has gone undetected for over 180 years has been found by researchers in Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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A recycling program that has reduced Kings Park’s green waste to zero has been announced as the winner of a 2012 Infinity Award, acknowledging the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority as a leader in innovation and waste reduction.

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