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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 Kings Park horticulture team is hard at work this season planting tens of thousands of native flora throughout Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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Walking, cycling, driving, even unicycling - what could transport networks to and within Kings Park look like between now and 2050?

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden (Kaarta Koomba) is a place of great significance to the Whadjuk Noongar people, with a rich cultural and spiritual heritage.  

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Volunteers are the backbone of the conservation, tourism and education work done at Kings Park and Bold Park, and here at the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) we place great value on the vital support provided from our hundreds of dedicated volunteers.

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The Kings Park and Botanic Garden Management Plan 2021 - 2026 that will guide park management over the next five years has now been approved by the Hon Amber-Jade Sanderson, Minister for Environment, Climate Action and Commerce. 

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Stickybeaks Cafe will soon feature a revamped exterior to offer Kings Park visitors an improved al fresco dining experience.

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Construction of a new pavilion and small stage at Kings Park and Botanic Garden’s Exhibition Lawn will begin next month.

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

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.

Lotterywest Family Area visitor disruption

Ivey Watson Playground is closed from 14 June to late August to facilitate the Stickybeaks Cafe and Ivey Watson Playground upgrade works.

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DNA Tower reopened

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

Kings Park a shining light

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

Call for #GenerationRestoration

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority has issued a call for members of every generation to take action to protect and restore ecosystems at home and world-wide.

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