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Kings Park celebrated World Environment Day on June 5 with the opening of the new eco-friendly Kings Park Education Centre.

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Kings Park staff featured on ABC's Catalyst, Thursday 15 September to discuss the amazing discovery linking cyanide poison to WA's floral emblem.

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Kings Park Festival is being celebrated by Australia Post with its recently released Floral Festivals Australia stamp issue.

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The stunning new 'Place of Reflection' was officially opened by the Premier, the Hon Colin Barnett, on Friday 15 April 2011 in the Western Australian Botanic Garden.

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They usually come out after the rains and you can spot them in bushland around Perth: mushrooms, truffles, discs, caps and other fungi in all sorts of weird shapes, sizes and brilliant colours.

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A groundbreaking Kings Park field trip to remote reaches of Western Australia's Kimberley has uncovered a treasure trove of new plant species that is expected to signal a new wave of botanical discoveries in the region.

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The ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Kings Park was honoured this year with the opening of the Ceremonial Walk after ten months of hard work and disruption.

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After some minor delays in extracting the tree and some challenging manoeuvring down Fraser Avenue, the Kings Park arboricultural team have hailed the relocation of an eighty year old Red-flowering Gum a success.

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The iconic nine foot bronze sculpture by Margaret Priest, located in the Pioneer Women's Memorial fountain in Kings Park, has been restored to its former glory so it can sparkle once again.

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In an attempt to understand how plants recolonise following fire or drought, a top Californian student is studying with Kings Park scientists to uncover the secret of seed dispersal in Banksia candolleana.

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The Authority is pleased to announce the launch of a new book: A Joy Forever - The Story of Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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The much-loved Jarrah Log has been relocated as part of an upgrade to the Saw Avenue Picnic Area in Kings Park.

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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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