The Law Loop path binds across the escarpment;
muzzling the fraying scree of the park.

A man in a pink shirt
sits cross-legged on the edge of the track,
sending his thoughts down into the hill
like tap-roots; eyes closed to the water's mirror
where a flock of shags V across the evening pool.

Not yet dark, not yet finished,
traffic grinds across the Narrows Bridge;

one breath at a time the man inhales
jarrah, tuart, banksia, fire;
listens to the birds talking
across centuries into this and now.

That man of bone sits there still,
huge inside the cavity of his body,
holding down the mountain,
as the freeway lights splash diamonds
into the blackening estuary;
as the daylight falls out of the sky.

by Nandi Chinna.

Bold Park burn deferred

The autumn Bold Park research burn has been deferred due to unsuitable weather conditions.

Lightscape setup disruptions

There will be works taking place throughout the Western Australian Botanic Garden from 18 May until 16 June 2023 due to Lightscape setup.

Forrest Drive closure

Visitors are advised that Forrest Drive will be closed for operational works during multiple days in May.

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City of Perth E-Scooter Trial Expands through Kings Park

Visitors will be able to hire and ride e-scooters within Kings Park as part of City of Perth’s E-scooter Share Scheme from Saturday 25 March 2023.

Support for Noongar Boodja continues

Fugro has generously renewed their partnership with the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) to bring another three years of the very popular ‘Noongar Boodja’ education program to Kings Park.

Rare plants stolen from Kings Park

We're devastated to announce up to 900 of WA’s rarest orchids have been stolen from the Conservation Garden in Kings Park.

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