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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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Travel author Bill Bryson has found himself in many breathtaking parts of the world but says Kings Park is the best park he has ever seen.

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Kings Park has won an Australian Tourism Award, announced in Sydney on 7 February 2014.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden has won gold in three competitive categories at the 2013 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards.

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We are pleased to announce the release of our new responsive website.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden has been awarded the blue-ribbon Mayfair position on Perth's first-ever Monopoly board.

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Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park and the Kings Park Education program have been recognised as 'raising the bar' in environmental education at the 25th Banksia Sustainability Awards.

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A new Aboriginal children's storybook has been released to celebrate Kings Park's significant Nyoongar connection.

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Kings Park has been rated the 12th best park in the world and number one in Australia, in the annual TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards.

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Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from February 2020 until April 2020 due to concert events.

Naturescape closed February

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Saturday, 1 February 2020 until Sunday, 1 March 2020.

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Bridging the gap for sick kids

A new pedestrian bridge linking the Perth Children’s Hospital and Kings Park was officially announced by the Hon. Mark McGowan MLA, Premier of Western Australia today.

Great new grevilleas

Four new grevilleas developed in Kings Park and Botanic Garden will hit garden centres in WA for the first time this February, thanks to the park’s successful plant development program.

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