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Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded.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

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

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Improvements to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park and a new botanic staircase are two of the enhancements planned for Kings Park in the next five years.

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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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New adventure play and picnic facilities have been officially opened at the Saw Avenue Picnic Area in Kings Park.

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Kings Park has been named one of the world's top ten parks in the 2014 TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice Awards.

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Flower thefts

We’re calling for help from the people of Perth to catch thieves stealing large quantities of flowers and foliage from Kings Park.

Aboriginal Art Gallery closure

The Aboriginal Art Gallery in Kings Park will close on 30 June 2019 after 23 years of service to clients, Aboriginal artists and the community.

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Wildflower photography competition

The Kings Park Festival 'Flowers in Focus' photography competition is now open to amateur photographers in Western Australia.

Call for education volunteers

Kings Park Education is looking for new volunteers to give hands-on help for our amazing and award-winning school programs.

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