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.


The Premier of Western Australia has announced that some transitional restrictions will apply until 12.01 am on Saturday 8 May 2021. As the situation evolves, the BGPA will continue to provide updates and make operational changes as needed.

Bold Park access disruption

A section of the Bridle Trail in Bold Park will be closed from the 12 May to 17 May 2021 due to maintenance works.

Lotterywest Family Area visitor disruption

Ivey Watson Playground will be closed from early June to late July 2021 to facilitate the Stickybeaks Cafe and Ivey Watson Playground upgrade works.

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Stickybeaks Cafe upgrade and Ivey Watson Playground refurbishment

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

New pavilion for Kings Park

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

Controlled fire planned for Kings Park

As part of a long-term research project, a controlled fire is planned to take place in Kings Park on one day between late April and mid May 2021.

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