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Attention science students! Applications are now open for the 2021/2022 Kings Park summer science scholarships for tertiary students.

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The end of an era – and the beginning of an exciting new chapter.

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Several exciting opportunities have arisen in Kings Park and Botanic Garden, with applications now open for Kings Park's highly regarded Horticultural and Arboricultural Trainee program in 2022.

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It’s time to hop on two wheels and discover the cycling trails of Kings Park! 

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Thank you to everyone who entered our Flowers in Focus and Budding Photographers photography competitions this year.

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Ground-breaking plant hybridisation research at the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority has produced a blue kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos) for commercial release in early 2022.

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The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) is proud to announce the launch of Poolgarla Family Area, formerly known as Lotterywest Family Area.

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The much-loved Kings Park DNA Tower has reopened to the public after undergoing its first full refurbishment in 50 years.

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Fraser Avenue Kings Park tree canopy up-lights have been upgraded to a stunning coloured display.

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Bold Park belongs to the people of Western Australia, so your views about how the park is managed are important to us.

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The latest updates and news on our involvement in #GenerationRestoration, the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

The Science team undertakes research in native plant biology, underpinning conservation and ecological restoration of Western Australia's unique biodiversity.

COVID-19

The wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our number one priority during the current COVID-19 situation. We are closely monitoring and responding to Government health advice and putting extra measures in place to protect our staff, volunteers and visitors.

Bold Park disruption

Banksia Carpark in Bold Park is currently closed to the public due to stormwater damage.

Works at Mount Eliza Reservoir

The Water Corporation will be conducting upgrade works to the Mount Eliza Reservoir inlet in Kings Park from mid-June.

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Summer science scholarships

Attention science students! Applications are now open for the 2021/2022 Kings Park summer science scholarships for tertiary students.

Volunteer Master Gardeners wind-up

The end of an era – and the beginning of an exciting new chapter.

'For People & Plants' Special Issue

Stories of ecosystem restoration success are showcased in the latest Special Issue of the Friends of Kings Park magazine 'For People & Plants'.

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