poster walk back in time 2020

History lies around every corner on this self-guided walk along the Mount Eliza Scarp

Take a walk back in time to explore the history of Kings Park and its surrounds. From ancient Noongar culture, where Aboriginal ways of living adapted to available resources and connection to country; to the first settlers and establishment of the Swan River Colony; through to the significance of Kings Park today.

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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: 3,4,5,6
Stream: Cultural Heritage
WA Curriculum links: English,Humanities and Social Sciences,The Arts
Program type: Self-guided program
Maximum duration: 1 hour

Kings Park access disruption

Part of the Western Path between Monash Avenue and Aberdare Road will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 due to construction works on The Kids’ Bridge, pedestrian detours will be in place.

DNA Tower closure

The DNA Tower in Kings Park will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 until mid-April 2021 due to maintenance.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden in February-March 2021 due to concert events.

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Farewell and thank you Grady and Lesley

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) would like to extend a sincere thank you and farewell to two of our longest serving staff members, Lesley Hammersley and Grady Brand who will retire from the Authority in December 2020.

Noongar Boodja Six Seasons is back!

Kings Park Education is excited to open bookings for our 2021 program of Noongar Boodja Six Seasons festivals, a celebration of Aboriginal culture, proudly presented by Fugro.

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