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

Australia Day 2022

Road closures and service interruptions will occur in Kings Park and Bold Park on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

Naturescape closed February

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Tuesday, 1 February 2022 until Tuesday, 1 March 2022.

COVID-19

The Premier of Western Australia has announced mask-wearing in public indoor venues and on public transport will be mandatory in Perth and Peel from 6.00pm Sunday 16 January.

As the COVID-19 situation in WA evolves, the BGPA will continue to provide updates and make operational changes as needed.

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New look board to help guide the future of Kings Park

Respected public sector leader Gail McGowan has been appointed Chairperson of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, which oversees the operation of Kings Park and Bold Park.

Recognising our volunteers

The support of hundreds of dedicated volunteers was celebrated this week at a Volunteer Appreciation Function at Zamia Café.

Welcome to new Kings Park Science Summer Scholars

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is pleased to welcome the 2021-22 Kings Park Science Summer Scholars. 

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