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Explore Aboriginal culture and science to promote a sustainable and respectful future for all.

The Kings Park Education team join guest Aboriginal presenters in Kings Park for a fun-filled big day out, including a Welcome to Country, hands-on cultural activities such as art, hunting, face painting, didgeridoo and dance performances, the Kaarta Koomba orienteering course and more.

The Djilba Festival will be held from 9.30 am - 2.00 pm, Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 September 2019 during the annual Kings Park Festival.

Please note that the Djilba Festival 2019 is fully booked.

You may also be interested in a Nyoongar glossary for local Aboriginal words that are used within this website.

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'A great event that I will be recommending to other teachers. The great organisation made it easy for students to make the most of every opportunity offered.' - Kindy and Yr 4 teachers

Location: WA Botanic Garden

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Kids hiding in a cubby at Djilba Festival. Photo: BGPA School Children with painted faces at Djilba Festival. Photo: BGPA A girl is taught how to throw a boomerang at Djilba Festival. Photo: BGPA Children studying specimen samples from fauna at the Djilba Festival. Photo: BGPA A boy gets a closer look at a native wildlife during the Djilba Festival. Photo: BGPA School children learning a traditional dance at Djilba Festival. Photo: BGPA

Flower thefts

We’re calling for help from the people of Perth to catch thieves stealing large quantities of flowers and foliage from Kings Park.

Visitor reminder

Under BGPA Regulations, an infringement may be issued if the driver of a vehicle does not remain within Kings Park's boundaries.

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Congratulations to the Friends

Kings Park and Botanic Garden extends a big congratulations to the Friends of Kings Park who were today presented with a $100,000 grant from Lotterywest for the 2019 Kings Park Festival.

Wildflower photography competition

The Kings Park Festival 'Flowers in Focus' photography competition is now open to amateur photographers in Western Australia.

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