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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Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded.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.

Perth's favourite boab tree celebrated its 10th anniversary of arriving in Kings Park and Botanic Garden in July.

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As Western Australia’s number one attraction with 5.8 million visitors in 2017-18, Kings Park takes the responsibility to welcome people from all walks of life very seriously.

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When was the last time you stopped to smell the flowers? Tuesday, 5 June is World Environment Day and there's no better time to appreciate and enjoy the Western Australian environment.

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We’re excited to announce the release of three new Kings Park story books for children which are now available exclusively online and in-store at Aspects of Kings Park.

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It is a great time to support the Friends of Kings Park in Perth's favourite park and benefit with movie nights, special events, plant sales, discounts and more.

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The Hon Stephen Dawson, Minister for Environment together with the Hon Paul Papalia, Minister for Tourism, have announced that Segway Tours WA will commence in Kings Park and Botanic Garden in early 2018.

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More visitors than ever flocked to Kings Park and Bold Park this year – visiting for all kinds of reasons - from a concert, a memorial service or a community event to a bushwalk, a jog or a stroll through the Western Australian Botanic Garden. Here are our top ten hits of 2017.

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One of the world's leading nature spaces for children, Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park, has re-opened - in time for the 2017 summer school holidays.

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The Kings Park Science team have jumped at the opportunity to see what goes on in banksia woodland at all times of the day and night.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden warmly congratulate and thank three long-standing and dedicated volunteers who were recently awarded life membership of the Kings Park Volunteer Guides.

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New adventures await in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park these summer holidays! We will re-open to welcome members of the community from 9.00 am on 14 December 2017, with eye-popping new places to explore.

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The annual Golden Gecko Award for Environmental Excellence was last night awarded to a ground-breaking restoration guide produced by Kings Park and Botanic Garden and Hanson Construction Materials.

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Forrest Drive closure

A section of Forrest Drive will be closed between Wednesday 30 October and Thursday 31 October 2019, due to scheduled tree works.

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Calling all budding plant scientists

Applications are now open for the 2019/2020 Kings Park Summer Scholarships.

2018-19 annual report now available

Excellent results in research, conservation and visitor experiences have been recorded in the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority’s 2018-19 annual report, which is now available online.

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