Due to very high fire danger conditions forecast for tomorrow, Naturescape is closed and Kings Park afternoon guided walks may be cancelled.

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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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Christmas and New Year services

Visitors are advised that a number of services within Kings Park and Botanic Garden will be unavailable over the Christmas and New Year period.

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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Call for Aboriginal tourism operators

Kings Park, or Kaarta Koomba, invites local businesses employing, owned or run by Aboriginal people to provide new tourism and cultural experiences for its visitors.

Stay cool in Kings Park this summer

Kings Park will host the coolest line up of events this summer, including a stunning repeat of smash hit 'Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak' during the 2019 Perth Festival.

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