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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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We are excited to announce the launch of the new Aspects of Kings Park online shop. A special selection of our fabulous and unique in-store range is available.

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With over one million plants sold worldwide since 2010, Scaevola 'Blueprint' is the leading success story for the Kings Park plant breeding program. The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is a world leader in the breeding and development of Australian flora.

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The Place of Reflection, a treasure within the Western Australian Botanic Garden, has received global recognition for its innovative design.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden has been awarded an inaugural Green Flag Award for 2012/13.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden is leading a world-first attempt to restore one of the largest deserts on earth in Saudi Arabia.

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A rare plant species that has gone undetected for over 180 years has been found by researchers in Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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A recycling program that has reduced Kings Park’s green waste to zero has been announced as the winner of a 2012 Infinity Award, acknowledging the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority as a leader in innovation and waste reduction.

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Memorial plaques are periodically added to Kings Park's special Honour Avenues during dedication ceremonies held throughout the year.

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden has been voted Perth's number one attraction.

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On 11 June 2012, the Governor-General announced that Professor Stephen Hopper was awarded the high honour of Order of Australia, Companion in the General Division (AC).

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COVID-19

The wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our number one priority during the current COVID-19 situation. We are closely monitoring and responding to Government health advice and putting extra measures in place to protect our staff, volunteers and visitors.  

Connect to protect your bike

Did you know more than 9,000 bicycles are reported stolen in Western Australia each year?

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Next generation researchers complete scholarships

From tiny bacteria to mighty eucalypts, Western Australian biodiversity has been under the microscope this summer thanks to six summer scholarships supported by the Friends of Kings Park.

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.

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