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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.

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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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Congratulations to Lotterywest, long-standing supporter of the Friends of Kings Park, who recently celebrated 80 years of community service to Western Australia.

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Rediscover Bold Park, one of Perth's treasured coastal bushland reserves.

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Saw Avenue access disruption

Visitor disruptions will occur in the Saw Avenue Picnic Area from Monday 25 March 2019 due to toilet facilities upgrade works.

Easter service interruptions

Please be aware that a number of services will be unavailable over the Easter break.

Anzac Day access

Access to Kings Park will be significantly restricted due to Anzac Day services on Thursday 25 April, 2019.

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Toot toot, it’s Ruby!

There’s an exciting new way to travel between Kings Park and Subiaco with the arrival of Ruby the Tram from The Subiaco Tram group!

Global tourism event

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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