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The Kings Park and Botanic Garden Management Plan 2021 - 2026 that will guide park management over the next five years has now been approved by the Hon Amber-Jade Sanderson, Minister for Environment, Climate Action and Commerce. 

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Stickybeaks Cafe will soon feature a revamped exterior to offer Kings Park visitors an improved al fresco dining experience.

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Construction of a new pavilion and small stage at Kings Park and Botanic Garden’s Exhibition Lawn will begin next month.

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Four hundred students and teachers flocked to Kings Park and Botanic Garden last week for the first Noongar Boodja Six Seasons mini festival for 2021.

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The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is pleased to welcome a new experience provider to Kings Park, Mindful in Nature.

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Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority’s Luke Sweedman has called time on a stellar career as Curator Western Australian Seed Centre, a unique position that saw him travel extensively throughout the State and internationally.

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Kings Park Education is excited to open bookings for our 2021 program of Noongar Boodja Six Seasons festivals, a celebration of Aboriginal culture, proudly presented by Fugro.

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The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) would like to extend a sincere thank you and farewell to two of our longest serving staff members, Lesley Hammersley and Grady Brand who retired from the Authority in December 2020.

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Western Australia has returned a glowing report card to Kings Park via a community survey conducted early in 2020, with clear expectations for the park’s role in conserving the State’s flora and supporting the health of the community in its future management.

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We received an overwhelming number of entries into our 2020 Flowers in Focus photography competition and are pleased to announce the winning photographs.

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

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.

Bold Park disruption

Banksia Carpark in Bold Park is currently closed to the public due to stormwater damage.

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Floral clock debuts artistic new look

The much-loved Kings Park Floral Clock has debuted a whole new look with a modern floral makeover from an exciting artist.

Fire Ecology Burn

Researchers and bushland staff at Kings Park successfully carried out a scientific research burn in a section of Kings Park bushland earlier this month. 

New innovative AR experience launched at Kings Park

A new locally developed augmented reality experience has been launched at Kings Park in time for families to enjoy during these school holidays.

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