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.

Access disruptions: City to Surf

Road closures will take place in Kings Park and Bold Park on Sunday 25 August 2019 due to the Chevron City to Surf for Activ run event.

Visitor reminder

Under BGPA Regulations, an infringement may be issued if the driver of a vehicle does not remain within Kings Park's boundaries.

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100 years of honour

Saturday, 3 August 2019, marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the State’s first Honour Avenue on May Drive on 3 August 1919.

Changing Place for Kings Park

Western Australia’s newest Changing Place has opened at Saw Avenue Picnic Area in Kings Park, expanding the opportunities for people with a disability.

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