Publications and Reports

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 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.

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Naturescape closed February

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Friday, 1 February 2019 until Friday, 1 March 2019.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from December 2018 until May 2019 due to concert events.

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Boorna Waanginy returns

Partnering with Perth Festival once again, we are excited to see the return of the magical ‘Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak’ to Kings Park. This free event will celebrate our passion for WA’s unique natural landscape, biodiversity and Indigenous culture.

Family-friendly fun in 2019

Zippy's Kings Park Adventures is now open for 2019 bookings, so don’t miss this popular new program for little nature lovers aged three to five years!

Aspects' new Corporate Gift Guide

Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop is pleased to launch an update of their Corporate Gift Guide.

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