The Friends of Kings Park established in 1993 to involve the community in the maintenance of Kings Park and Botanic Garden as a special place for people and plants.

Kings Park volunteersThe Friends of Kings Park have strengthened partnerships with other community organisations including Lotterywest and successfully promoted Kings Park as a special place for people and plants. The Friends of Kings Park encourages interest and involvement through:

  • Membership
  • Education and publication
  • Preserving cultural heritage
  • Active participation in conservation, bush land management and horticulture
  • Assisting research
  • Promotion and publicity
  • Raising funds for special projects

By becoming a member of the Friends of Kings Park, you support Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Membership fees support important projects in the park and provide a wide range of benefits to members.

The Friends of Kings Park has more than 1300 members who support Kings Park through their membership subscriptions.

Volunteering for the Friends of Kings Park

The Friends of Kings Park have several volunteer groups in areas such as Bushland Carers, Garden Carers, Special Species Growing Group, Administration, Climatewatch, Science, Native Plant Sales, Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park.

When a volunteer position arises in any of the Friends volunteer groups it will be advertised in the Friends of Kings Park newsletter. Applicants are then encouraged to apply to the Volunteer Coordinator.

All volunteers must be Friends of Kings Park members.

Further information

Contact the BGPA Volunteer Coordinator

Contact the Friends of Kings Park

Visit the Friends of Kings Park website

Biara Cafe temporary closure

Biara Cafe will be closing temporarily from 2 August - 19 September for refurbishment works.

Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

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New Bold Park Management Plan

The Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 has been published by BGPA after a period of extensive public consultation

Hort Couture - Community Art Project

Crochet and knitting enthusiasts - we want you!

It's that time of year again, when the wildflowers start to bloom and our thoughts turn to all things spring. In celebration of our gorgeous selection of WA wildflowers, we are running another of our famous community crocheting projects.

Ready, aim, restore! A new approach to define and achieve restoration targets

A team of researchers from Kings Park Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Science, the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain, have led the development of an approach for ecosystem restoration which connects scientific research, restoration policy, and on-the-ground action.

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