Our Act

The proclamation of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Act 1998 in 1999 dissolved the Kings Park Board and established the Botanic Gardens and Park Authority (BGPA) and its Board of Management to control and manage Kings Park and other land (currently Bold Park).

Browse the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Act 1998 online.

Our Regulations

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Regulations 1999 cover a wide range of issues to protect managed lands (Kings Park and Botanic Garden and Bold Park).

The Authority may be required to issue infringements for breaches to the regulations and penalties may apply. Common issues include illegal parking, speeding, littering, damage to plants or wildlife, and uncontrolled pet activity.

Browse versions of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Regulations 1999 online.

Infringements

The Authority is required to issue infringements for breaches to the Regulations and penalties may apply. Actions that may attract infringements include illegal parking; speeding; littering; damage to plants or wildlife; dogs off leads.

If you have received an infringement from the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, please refer to the Infringements section for more information.

Other Legislation

As a State Government agency, the Authority must adhere to all other relevant State and Commonwealth legislation, such as (but not limited to):

  • Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972
  • Biodiversity Conservation Act 2000
  • Bush Fires Act 1954
  • Dog Act 1976
  • Freedom of Information Act 1992
  • Litter Act 1979
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003
  • Road Traffic Act 1974
  • Soil and Land Conservation Act 1945
  • Wildlife Conservation Act 1950.

Visit the State Law Publisher website to view other Australian Government legislation.

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.

Floral Clock Maintenance

Please be advised that the Floral Clock outside Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop will be undergoing maintenance from Tuesday 22 March.

Bold Park disruption

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

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Botanic Gardens Day

Discover Perth’s own native paradise this Botanic Gardens Day – located right here in Kings Park!

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.

Rare Bussell’s Spider Orchid will bloom again

The endangered Bussell’s Spider Orchid (Caladenia busselliana) has been successfully germinated at Kings Park using seed collected more than 20 years ago from a sub-population that has since disappeared in the wild.

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