We received an overwhelming number of entries into our 2020 Flowers in Focus photography competition and are pleased to announce the winning photographs.

Winner - Banksia splendida subsp. Photo: Guy Leung.View image slideshow

You can view these fabulous photos in an outdoor exhibition in Kings Park or preview them via our slideshow.

Thank you to Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop, Perth Zoo and Moonlight Cinema for generously providing the prizes for this competition.

The Kings Park Festival is proudly presented by Kings Park and Botanic Garden and the Friends of Kings Park.

Winners 2020:

  • Beth Baker
  • Jessica Breslin
  • Dave Handscombe
  • Julia Kalinkina
  • Sharon Leisk
  • Guy Leung
  • Pat Martin
  • Kit Prendergast
  • Jodie Stallard

Congratulations to all our winners!


Winner - Eucalyptus rhodantha (Rose Mallee). Photo: Beth Baker. Winner – Lechenaultia hybrid. Photo: Dave Handscombe. Winner – Rhodanthe chlorocephala (Pink everlastings). Photo: Jessica Breslin. Winner – Paracaleana nigrita (Flying Duck Orchid). Photo: Jodie Stallard. Winner – Banksia media (Southern plains banksia). Photo: Julia Kalinkina. Winner – Calectasia narragara (Star of Bethlehem). Photo: Kit Prendergast. Winner – Trichodesma zeylanicum var. Photo: Kit Prendergast. Winner – Banksia sp. Photo: Pat Martin. Winner – Drosera porrecta (Leafy sundew). Photo: Sharon Leisk.

Kings Park access disruption

Part of the Western Path between Monash Avenue and Aberdare Road will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 due to construction works on The Kids’ Bridge, pedestrian detours will be in place.

DNA Tower closure

The DNA Tower in Kings Park will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 until mid-April 2021 due to maintenance.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden in February-March 2021 due to concert events.

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Farewell and thank you Grady and Lesley

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) would like to extend a sincere thank you and farewell to two of our longest serving staff members, Lesley Hammersley and Grady Brand who will retire from the Authority in December 2020.

Noongar Boodja Six Seasons is back!

Kings Park Education is excited to open bookings for our 2021 program of Noongar Boodja Six Seasons festivals, a celebration of Aboriginal culture, proudly presented by Fugro.

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