Due to a Total Fire Ban in Perth today, Naturescape is closed and access to bushland paths in Kings Park and Bold Park may be affected.

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Please note that the Djilba Festival 2019 is fully booked.

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.

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

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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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Recycling trash to treasure

From the creative to the innovative, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is proud to showcase some of our best initiatives during National Recycling Week 2019.

2018-19 annual report now available

Excellent results in research, conservation and visitor experiences have been recorded in the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority’s 2018-19 annual report, which is now available online.

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