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Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded.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

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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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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In 1986, a group of Carine Senior High School students made a moving tribute to fallen ANZAC Diggers by placing a posy upon each Honour Avenue plaque in Kings Park.

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There is so much to discover in Kings Park and Botanic Garden, no matter whether you are planning your first visit or you are a seasoned park regular!

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Media interest sparked by a recent fox sighting near the State War Memorial in Kings Park has resulted in public discussion about the prevalence and impact of foxes across the metropolitan area.

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Kings Park Honorary Research Fellow Neville Marchant has been recognised for his dedication to Western Australian flora with a prestigious Order of Australia.

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The 2015 Kings Park summer scholarship program has enabled talented science students to spend their summer working alongside experienced Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority scientists.

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