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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Our Act

The proclamation of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Act 1998 in 1999 dissolved the Kings Park Board and established the Botanic Gardens and Park Authority (BGPA) and its Board of Management to control and manage Kings Park and other land (currently Bold Park).

Browse the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Act 1998 online.

Our Regulations

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Regulations 1999 cover a wide range of issues to protect managed lands (Kings Park and Botanic Garden and Bold Park).

The Authority may be required to issue infringements for breaches to the regulations and penalties may apply. Common issues include illegal parking, speeding, littering, damage to plants or wildlife, and uncontrolled pet activity.

Browse versions of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Regulations 1999 online.

Infringements

The Authority is required to issue infringements for breaches to the Regulations and penalties may apply. Actions that may attract infringements include illegal parking; speeding; littering; damage to plants or wildlife; dogs off leads.

If you have received an infringement from the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, please refer to the Infringements section for more information.

Other Legislation

As a State Government agency, the Authority must adhere to all other relevant State and Commonwealth legislation, such as (but not limited to):

  • Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972
  • Biodiversity Conservation Act 2000
  • Bush Fires Act 1954
  • Dog Act 1976
  • Freedom of Information Act 1992
  • Litter Act 1979
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003
  • Road Traffic Act 1974
  • Soil and Land Conservation Act 1945
  • Wildlife Conservation Act 1950.

Visit the State Law Publisher website to view other Australian Government legislation.

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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