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This website is designed to be as accessible to as many people as possible and aims to meet Level AA compliance of the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. We recognise that achieving a truly accessible service is a continuing journey for websites. We regularly review the website and encourage feedback on ways to improve the design and content that ensures an effective end user experience for all.

No responsibility is taken for the accessibility levels of websites linked to / from this website that are not managed by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

If there is information that you require and it is in a format you cannot access, or if you experience any other accessibility difficulties, please contact us.

Helpful hints for using this website include:

Standard formats

All times are Australian Western Standard Time timezone (AWST) unless expressed otherwise.
All monetary amounts are Australian dollar currency (AUD) unless expressed otherwise.

Browser

We recommend you use the latest version of your chosen browser to best view this website.

Navigation aids

Access to menu items can be navigated by pressing the 'Tab' key if you do not have access to a mouse. Other navigation aids used on this website include the Skip to main content link at the top left corner of each page, breadcrumb trail links, heading style use, meaningful links and descriptive attributes on images.

Search engine

You can search our website using the search engine in the top right header to help you find the information you are looking for. A whole of WA Government search may also be useful to you.

Screen resolution

This website aims to be responsive across a range of screen sizes and accommodates five different layouts for different screen widths (phones 480px and below; phones to tablets 767px and below; portrait tablets 768px and above; desktop 980px and up; large display 1200px and above).

Text resizing

You may choose to increase/decrease the font size by holding 'Ctrl' or 'Command' and either pressing +/- (plus or minus) on your keyboard or scrolling with your mouse until the text is a suitable size.

Changing the colour scheme and contrast

Different browsers will allow you to customise the colour scheme and contrast levels to suit individual needs. Helpful information on the different browsers and methods for customising the font colours and background colours can be found on the BBC's My Web My Way.

Downloads

Document files

To view portable document format (pdf) files available for download on this website you may require Adobe Acrobat Reader which you can download for free via the Adobe website. Every effort has been made to optimise the documents within this website for accessibility, or provide text alternatives where practical. Please note that some documents are legacy documents and will be updated and improved over time. If you are having difficulty accessing information provided in a document file, please contact the Customer Service Officer.

Audio and video files

Audio and video files available for listening or download from this website are generally provided in MPEG Audio Layer 3 (mp3) or Audio Video Interleave (avi) format which are readily played by most browsers and devices. Transcripts are provided in hyper-text markup language (html) where possible to assist those visitors unable to listen or watch material offered in audio files. These transcripts are not to be considered exact copies of the material. They should be treated as summaries of the information presented. Please contact us with any queries.

Non-English users

For those not fluent in the English language, most browsers provide translation options that you can set in the preferences section on your chosen browsing device.

A Noongar glossary is available for local Aboriginal words that are used by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority within this website and not recognised by many translation tools.

Australia Day 2022

Road closures and service interruptions will occur in Kings Park and Bold Park on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

Naturescape closed February

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Tuesday, 1 February 2022 until Tuesday, 1 March 2022.

COVID-19

The Premier of Western Australia has announced mask-wearing in public indoor venues and on public transport will be mandatory in Perth and Peel from 6.00pm Sunday 16 January.

As the COVID-19 situation in WA evolves, the BGPA will continue to provide updates and make operational changes as needed.

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New look board to help guide the future of Kings Park

Respected public sector leader Gail McGowan has been appointed Chairperson of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, which oversees the operation of Kings Park and Bold Park.

Recognising our volunteers

The support of hundreds of dedicated volunteers was celebrated this week at a Volunteer Appreciation Function at Zamia Café.

Welcome to new Kings Park Science Summer Scholars

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is pleased to welcome the 2021-22 Kings Park Science Summer Scholars. 

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