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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.

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The 2018 Kings Park Festival is celebrating 'The Greatest Show on Earth' this September and we're running two fantastic competitions to get everyone in on the fun.

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Bookings are now open for Term 3 for Kings Park’s new program for little nature lovers, aged three to five years. 'Zippy's Kings Park Adventures' offers Kings Park stories each week from 25 July 2018, featuring puppets, drama, craft activities, music and movement.

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As Western Australia’s number one attraction with 5.8 million visitors in 2017-18, Kings Park takes the responsibility to welcome people from all walks of life very seriously.

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When was the last time you stopped to smell the flowers? Tuesday, 5 June is World Environment Day and there's no better time to appreciate and enjoy the Western Australian environment.

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With rain finally appearing in Perth, Kings Park horticultural experts say it’s time to plant your garden and sow pink everlasting seeds in time for spring.

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We’re excited to announce the release of three new Kings Park story books for children which are now available exclusively online and in-store at Aspects of Kings Park.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden is committed to honouring the Indigenous heritage of the Park and pays respects to the Wadjuk Nyoongar people and their culture.

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We say a heartfelt 'thank you' to our amazing volunteers in Kings Park and Bold Park as we celebration National Volunteers' Week from 21 – 27 May 2018.

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Congratulations to the Friends of Kings Park who are celebrating 25 fantastic years of supporting 'the peoples’ park' in May 2018.

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A day of corporate volunteering has led an exciting new partnership between Kings Park and Fugro to promote local Aboriginal culture to school students.

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The Kings Park Science team have jumped at the opportunity to see what goes on in banksia woodland at all times of the day and night.

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The Hon Stephen Dawson, Minister for Environment together with the Hon Paul Papalia, Minister for Tourism, have announced that Segway Tours WA will commence in Kings Park and Botanic Garden in early 2018.

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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.

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It’s competition time!

The 2018 Kings Park Festival is celebrating 'The Greatest Show on Earth' this September and we're running two fantastic competitions to get everyone in on the fun.

New program for little kids

Bookings are now open for Term 3 for Kings Park’s new program for little nature lovers, aged three to five years. 'Zippy's Kings Park Adventures' offers Kings Park stories each week from 25 July 2018, featuring puppets, drama, craft activities, music and movement.

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