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Delegates from across Australia recently descended on the historic City of Albany for the 2019 ANPSA Conference ‘Blooming Biodiversity’ supported by Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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The Kings Park Festival has been announced the winner of an Australian Institute of Horticulture award.

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Rain and wind did not dampen the spirits of guests celebrating the opening of Kings Park’s first purpose-built volunteer facility in Kings Park on Friday 30 August.

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Saturday, 3 August 2019, marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the State’s first Honour Avenue on May Drive on 3 August 1919.

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Western Australia’s newest Changing Place has opened at Saw Avenue Picnic Area in Kings Park, expanding the opportunities for people with a disability.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden extends a big congratulations to the Friends of Kings Park who were today presented with a $100,000 grant from Lotterywest for the 2019 Kings Park Festival.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden (Kaarta Koomba) is pleased to mark National Reconciliation Week with the launch of two new Aboriginal cultural tour operators who have commenced activities in the park.

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Did you know May and June are the perfect months to sow your everlasting seeds to ensure they bloom in spring?

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Kings Park warmly welcomed delegates of Australia's largest tourism trade show to a stunning Western Australian showcase event on 10 April 2019.

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Western Australian quendas (Isoodon fusciventer) aren’t just cute and quirky, their digging and fossicking habits have been found to make an incredible difference in the growth of plants, according to new research.

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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.

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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. 

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