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Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded.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

Together with Parks and Wildlife and the WA Herbarium, the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority has released a special edition of Nuytsia – Western Australia's Journal of Systematic Botany.

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Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, enjoyed a warm welcome and an insight into Australia's most exceptional park in Kings Park and Botanic Garden on Sunday 15 November 2015 - the last stop in their Australian visit.

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Warmer weather and spring wildflowers are bringing increased numbers of visitors to Bold Park and canine cooperation from visitors is encouraged.

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The Botanic Terraces and Botanic Pavilion have opened in Kings Park, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the WA Botanic Garden.

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Spring is here and so is the Kings Park Festival! Kings Park and Botanic Garden will celebrate the most beautiful wildflower show on Earth with 'Beauty Rich and Rare' in 2015.

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Two new publications capturing our love for Kings Park have just been released.

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The Hon Albert Jacob MLA Minister for Environment presented a grant for $100,000 from Lotterywest to the Friends of Kings Park on Wednesday.

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You can now use your computer or smart device to search the Kings Park Honour Avenues plaques, dedicated to Australian service personnel killed during war service.

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Have you subscribed to our e-newsletter? Do you follow us on Facebook? Don't miss out! 'Like or Link' to connect with Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority and BHP Billiton Iron Ore have led a ground-breaking 'think tank' as part of the Restoration Seed Bank Initiative.

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An unusual tree has been given a new home in Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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A botanic 'staircase' highlighting Western Australia's impressive history of botanical discoveries will be built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the WA Botanic Garden in Kings Park in 2015.

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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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