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In the Footsteps of Women
11:00am - 12:30pm, Sunday, 25 September 2022
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At Pioneer Women's Memorial Fountain 2RPQ+XH Kings Park WA, Australia
Guided Walks and Tours, Kings Park Festival, Walks and talks

Walk in the Footsteps of Women around the beautiful and verdant Pioneer Women’s Memorial precinct.

Join us and Walk in the Footsteps of Women around the beautiful and verdant Pioneer Women’s Memorial precinct in Kings Park. Learn about the ancient role Aboriginal women played in Indigenous culture, like using plants for food and medicine. Then continue a journey through Western Australian history to the more recent contribution of women in the development of the State.

Starting from Pioneer Women’s fountain near the Botanic Garden Carpark, Forrest Drive.

Prepare for your walk

  • Wear sturdy, closed-in shoes and come dressed for the weather with a hat, jacket, sunscreen and drinking water.
  • This walk requires a moderate level of fitness and is not suitable for wheelchairs, walking aids or prams.
  • Toilet facilities and parking are available nearby.
  • Our events go ahead in rain or shine, however, walks may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. Refer to the notices section for current closures and service interruptions.
  • People with a disability are encouraged to contact us to ensure we meet your needs for this event.
  • Social distancing may be required and if you are feeling unwell please postpone your visit to a future event.

All guided walks are free. Places are limited. Book now via Eventbrite. Registrations close 5.00 pm on the day prior to the event.

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2022-09-25AWST11:00:00 2022-09-25AWST12:30:00

BCC building access

There will be limited access to the Biodiversity Conservation Centre building from Thursday 1 September 2022, 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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New Bold Park Management Plan

The Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 has been published by BGPA after a period of extensive public consultation

Ready, aim, restore! A new approach to define and achieve restoration targets

A team of researchers from Kings Park Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Science, the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain, have led the development of an approach for ecosystem restoration which connects scientific research, restoration policy, and on-the-ground action.

BGPA secures European plant breeding rights

Kings Park-bred waxflower (Chamelaucium) varieties bred by Kings Park have had plant breeding rights secured in the European market for the next 20 years.

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