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The new Pilbara Seed Atlas and Field Guide is the culmination of more than five years' collaborative research into seeds to improve land rehabilitation in the region.

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We celebrate Kings Park and Bold Park as significant places for all people - from the Whadjuk Noongar people as traditional custodians to the multicultural community of the present day.

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Kings Park's beloved floral clock has been given a timely makeover, with the painstaking restoration of its original clock hands and landscaping revival.

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The Kings Park Guides have been named 2016 WA Community Volunteer Organisation of the Year in recognition for their outstanding contribution to the community.

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A significant tree in Bold Park has been saved and given a new lease on life, thanks to an expert team from the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

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Media interest sparked by a recent fox sighting near the State War Memorial in Kings Park has resulted in public discussion about the prevalence and impact of foxes across the metropolitan area.

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Kings Park Honorary Research Fellow Neville Marchant has been recognised for his dedication to Western Australian flora with a prestigious Order of Australia.

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One of the most common questions visitors to Kings Park ask recently is ‘how is the big Boab tree?'

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Together with Parks and Wildlife and the WA Herbarium, the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority has released a special edition of Nuytsia – Western Australia's Journal of Systematic Botany.

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Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, enjoyed a warm welcome and an insight into Australia's most exceptional park in Kings Park and Botanic Garden on Sunday 15 November 2015 - the last stop in their Australian visit.

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The latest updates and news on our involvement in #GenerationRestoration, the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

Bold Park disruption

Banksia Carpark in Bold Park is currently closed to the public due to stormwater damage.

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Floral clock debuts artistic new look

The much-loved Kings Park Floral Clock has debuted a whole new look with a modern floral makeover from an exciting artist.

Fire Ecology Burn

Researchers and bushland staff at Kings Park successfully carried out a scientific research burn in a section of Kings Park bushland earlier this month. 

New innovative AR experience launched at Kings Park

A new locally developed augmented reality experience has been launched at Kings Park in time for families to enjoy during these school holidays.

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