The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority publishes a range of information including books, brochures, scientific papers, strategic policy documents and annual reports.

Books

Books published by the Authority are available for purchase from Aspects of Kings Park, along with a large range of books on topics including gardening, travel, cooking, art and design, natural and cultural history, Australian and children’s literature.

Brochures and maps

Brochures and maps exist on a range of topics. They can be obtained from Kings Park's Visitor Information Centre or Bold Park's Western Australian Ecology Centre. Many are freely available to download from this website.

Scientific papers

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority staff and students produce and contribute to an impressive amount of scientific publications each year, including book chapters, progress reports, conference proceedings and journal articles. The Science Directorate undertakes integrated and innovative research in native plant biology, underpinning conservation and ecological restoration of Western Australia's unique biodiversity, and biodiversity generally.

Plans and policies

Planning and policy documents such as the Strategic Plan and Management Plans assist in the planning of operational activities.

Reports

Periodically the Authority produces reports related to the management of Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and Bold Park. These are made available online below or by contacting the Customer Services Officer, as appropriate.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports are presented to the Western Australian Parliament each financial year and are also available to the public. The Annual Report describes the functions and operations of the BGPA and presents the audited Financial Statements and Performance Indicators for the financial year.

BGPA Annual Reports are available on the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions website:

COVID-19

The wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our number one priority during the current COVID-19 situation. We are closely monitoring and responding to Government health advice and putting extra measures in place to protect our staff, volunteers and visitors.

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National Reconciliation Week

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority recognises and honours the long history and deep spiritual connection of the Wadjuk Nyoongar people to Kaarta Koomba (Kings Park).

National Volunteer Week

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is lucky to have the support of over 850 passionate volunteers.

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