poster memorials of war 2020Explore Australia’s involvement in World War I and II walking an interactive StoryMap (coming soon).

Much of Western Australia's history is recorded in Kings Park. This self-guided walk explores key locations where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I and World War II.

Contemplate the Gallipoli campaign, the significance of the ANZAC legend, walk the Kokoda Track memorial walk, visit the State War Memorial and discover historical figures and events which have helped shape our society.

Location: State War Memorial Area

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

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Tags: Year level: 9,10
Stream: Cultural Heritage
WA Curriculum links: English,Humanities and Social Sciences
Program type: Self-guided program
Maximum duration: 1 hour, 1.5 hours, 2 hours

Event disruptions

Poolgarla Parkland will be fenced off and there will be additional foot traffic and noise around Poolgarla Family Area from Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December 2022 due to the Danjoo Koorliny event.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from Friday 25 November to Wednesday 30 November 2022 (excluding Monday 28 November) due to multiple consecutive concert events.

Naturescape summer opening hours

Summer opening hours for Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be taking effect from 5 November 2022.

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Flowers in Focus 2022 winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Flowers in Focus photography competition this year.

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.

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