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.

Biara Cafe temporary closure

Biara Cafe will be closing temporarily from 2 August - 19 September for refurbishment works.

Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

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New Bold Park Management Plan

The Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 has been published by BGPA after a period of extensive public consultation

Hort Couture - Community Art Project

Crochet and knitting enthusiasts - we want you!

It's that time of year again, when the wildflowers start to bloom and our thoughts turn to all things spring. In celebration of our gorgeous selection of WA wildflowers, we are running another of our famous community crocheting projects.

Ready, aim, restore! A new approach to define and achieve restoration targets

A team of researchers from Kings Park Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Science, the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain, have led the development of an approach for ecosystem restoration which connects scientific research, restoration policy, and on-the-ground action.

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