What's News

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Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded.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

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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Children who take risks are more likely to grow into resilient adults, according to a Canadian Professor of Social Work who visited Kings Park this week.

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Access disruptions: City to Surf

Road closures will take place in Kings Park and Bold Park on Sunday 25 August 2019 due to the Chevron City to Surf for Activ run event.

Visitor reminder

Under BGPA Regulations, an infringement may be issued if the driver of a vehicle does not remain within Kings Park's boundaries.

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100 years of honour

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.

Changing Place for Kings Park

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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