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Welcome to the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority's news, keeping you up-to-date with what's happening in Kings Park and Bold Park. You may like to view our social media stream, subscribe to one of our newsletters or browse the media section and science highlights.

Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded. They may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. They may link or refer to web pages or documents that have moved.

The 2019 Kings Park Festival is here with 30,000 of Western Australia’s famous wildflowers in full bloom across the park and a month-long program of over 100 events and activities.

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Rain and wind did not dampen the spirits of guests celebrating the opening of Kings Park’s first purpose-built volunteer facility in Kings Park on Friday 30 August.

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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.

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Thank you to everyone who entered our Flowers in Focus photography competition presented in partnership with the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

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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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Kings Park and Botanic Garden extends a big congratulations to the Friends of Kings Park who were today presented with a $100,000 grant from Lotterywest for the 2019 Kings Park Festival.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden (Kaarta Koomba) is pleased to mark National Reconciliation Week with the launch of two new Aboriginal cultural tour operators who have commenced activities in the park.

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Did you know May and June are the perfect months to sow your everlasting seeds to ensure they bloom in spring?

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There’s an exciting new way to travel between Kings Park and Subiaco with the arrival of Ruby the Tram from The Subiaco Tram group!

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Kings Park warmly welcomed delegates of Australia's largest tourism trade show to a stunning Western Australian showcase event on 10 April 2019.

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Kings Park Science’s 2018-19 Summer Scholarship Program recently wrapped up after another successful summer.

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Western Australian quendas (Isoodon fusciventer) aren’t just cute and quirky, their digging and fossicking habits have been found to make an incredible difference in the growth of plants, according to new research.

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Visitor reminder

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

Flower thefts

We’re calling for help from the people of Perth to catch thieves stealing large quantities of flowers and foliage from Kings Park.

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A feast for the senses

The 2019 Kings Park Festival is here with 30,000 of Western Australia’s famous wildflowers in full bloom across the park and a month-long program of over 100 events and activities.

New volunteer HQ opens

Rain and wind did not dampen the spirits of guests celebrating the opening of Kings Park’s first purpose-built volunteer facility in Kings Park on Friday 30 August.

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.

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