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.

Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded. They may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. They may link or refer to web pages or documents that have moved.

The end of an era – and the beginning of an exciting new chapter.

Read more ...

Kings Park Science and University of Western Australia PhD student Vanessa Brown has been awarded a prestigious Graduate Women (WA) Scholarship.

Read more ...

It’s time to hop on two wheels and discover the cycling trails of Kings Park! 

Read more ...

Applications for the 2021-22 Kings Park summer science scholarships for tertiary students have now been finalised and the scholarships will commence in early December 2021.

Read more ...

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

Read more ...

Ground-breaking plant hybridisation research at the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority has produced a blue kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos) for commercial release in early 2022.

Read more ...

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) is proud to announce the launch of Poolgarla Family Area, formerly known as Lotterywest Family Area.

Read more ...

The much-loved Kings Park DNA Tower has reopened to the public after undergoing its first full refurbishment in 50 years.

Read more ...

Fraser Avenue Kings Park tree canopy up-lights have been upgraded to a stunning coloured display.

Read more ...

Bold Park belongs to the people of Western Australia, so your views about how the park is managed are important to us.

Read more ...

The latest updates and news on our involvement in #GenerationRestoration, the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Australia Day 2022

Road closures and service interruptions will occur in Kings Park and Bold Park on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

Naturescape closed February

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Tuesday, 1 February 2022 until Tuesday, 1 March 2022.

COVID-19

The Premier of Western Australia has announced mask-wearing in public indoor venues and on public transport will be mandatory in Perth and Peel from 6.00pm Sunday 16 January.

As the COVID-19 situation in WA evolves, the BGPA will continue to provide updates and make operational changes as needed.

Read all notices ...

New look board to help guide the future of Kings Park

Respected public sector leader Gail McGowan has been appointed Chairperson of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, which oversees the operation of Kings Park and Bold Park.

Recognising our volunteers

The support of hundreds of dedicated volunteers was celebrated this week at a Volunteer Appreciation Function at Zamia Café.

Welcome to new Kings Park Science Summer Scholars

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is pleased to welcome the 2021-22 Kings Park Science Summer Scholars. 

Read all news ...

Read about weather and warnings ...

All events …