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Sharing katitjin, together and for the future

Join us for a guided walk through the spectacular Western Australian Botanic Garden.

Discover the significance of Kings Park (Kaarta Koomba) and discuss how Indigenous knowledge meets western science.

Explore the Noongar seasonal calendar and learn how ecological knowledge and traditional care for country, can help to create a sustainable future for all.

'A great learning journey. The children were fascinated!' - Year 5 Teacher

'Linked perfectly to the HASS curriculum. The students loved making the journey sticks. Loved learning about the plants and their uses, Aboriginal names. The children can continue their learning/knowledge back at school.' – Year 4 Teacher

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

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Location: Pioneer Women's Memorial Area

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

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

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Tags: Year level: 4,5,6
Stream: Cultural Heritage
WA Curriculum links: English,Humanities and Social Sciences,Science
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 1.5 hours

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.

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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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