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

2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Jorja Cenin.View image slideshow

We received an overwhelming number of entries and are pleased to present the winning photographs in the image slideshow. Congratulations to all our winners!

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Winners of the Flowers in Focus 2021 competition:

  • Jorja Cenin
  • Kay Cypher
  • Suzi Jansz
  • Yaz Boussoualim
  • Gary Tate
  • Derek Judkins
  • Catherine Creedon
  • Paul Harrison
  • Elizabeth Oxnam

Winners of the Budding Photographers 2021 competition:

  • Felix Nicholls
  • Stanley Harper
  • Scarlet Marraffa
  • Rory Hope-Johnstone
  • Robert and Ben Ramadas

You can view these fabulous photos in an outdoor exhibition in Kings Park from early October.

Thank you to Moonlight Cinema, Perth Zoo and Parks and Wildlife Service for generously providing the prizes for this competition and thank you to everyone for getting involved.

The Kings Park Festival is proudly presented by Kings Park and Botanic Garden and the Friends of Kings Park, with the generous support of Lotterywest.

2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Kay Cypher. 2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Suzi Jansz. 2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Yaz Boussoualim. 2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Gary Tate. 2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Derek Judkins. 2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Catherine Creedon. 2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Jorja Cenin. 2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Paul Harrison. 2021 Flowers in Focus competition finalist. Photo: Elizabeth Oxnam. 2021 Budding Photographers competition finalist. Photo: Felix Nicholls. 2021 Budding Photographers competition finalist. Photo: Rory. 2021 Budding Photographers competition finalist. Photo: Stanley Harper. 2021 Budding Photographers competition finalist. Photo: Robert and Ben Ramadas. 2021 Budding Photographers competition finalist. Photo: Scarlet Marraffa.

Naturescape summer opening hours

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be open between 8.30 am - 12.30 pm, Tuesdays - Sundays between 29 December 2021 – 30 January 2022 in response to warming Perth summers and an increased frequency of very high fire danger days.

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.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden on 11 December 2021 due to a concert event.

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'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'.

Bold Park Draft Management Plan consultation

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is seeking community feedback on the Draft Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 that will guide park management over the next five years. 

Bushland Ecology programs in Bold Park

Duncraig Senior High School biology students were among the first to take part in new E-STEM conservation programs at the WA Ecology Centre in Bold Park last month.

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