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We are pleased to announce the release of our new responsive website.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden has been awarded the blue-ribbon Mayfair position on Perth's first-ever Monopoly board.

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Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park and the Kings Park Education program have been recognised as 'raising the bar' in environmental education at the 25th Banksia Sustainability Awards.

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A new Aboriginal children's storybook has been released to celebrate Kings Park's significant Noongar connection.

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Kings Park has been rated the 12th best park in the world and number one in Australia, in the annual TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards.

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Congratulations to Lotterywest, long-standing supporter of the Friends of Kings Park, who recently celebrated 80 years of community service to Western Australia.

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Rediscover Bold Park, one of Perth's treasured coastal bushland reserves.

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With over one million plants sold worldwide since 2010, Scaevola 'Blueprint' is the leading success story for the Kings Park plant breeding program. The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is a world leader in the breeding and development of Australian flora.

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The Place of Reflection, a treasure within the Western Australian Botanic Garden, has received global recognition for its innovative design.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden has been awarded an inaugural Green Flag Award for 2012/13.

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

School Ball parking

Temporary parking on Fraser Avenue will not be provided for buses, limos and cars, and fines will apply.

Rotary Wishing Well works

Works will be taking place at the Rotary Wishing Well near Fraser Circle from 17 January 2023 until further notice.

Blue Boat House works

The City of Perth will be replacing the timber stairs at the blue boat house from Monday 30 January until Tuesday 28 February 2023.

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Dr Scalzo awarded Medal of the Order of Australia

Congratulations to Kings Park's Dr Tony Scalzo on receiving the award of a Medal of the Order of Australia (General Division).

Life after fire: a seed's 70 year journey

Bushfires are devastating for the communities they rip through. In the Quairading fires in February this year, farmer Murray Williams lost everything on his farm apart from his home.

Lightscape comes to Kings Park in 2023

Kings Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland of light, colour and sound when the global phenomenon Lightscape arrives in Perth for winter 2023.

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