The planting of trees as a dedication to individual service personnel who gave their lives while serving their countries in time of war seems to be an Australian innovation. The idea was taken up in Kings Park in 1918 by Mr Arthur Lovekin, an original member of the Kings Park Board. Dedication plaques occur along May Drive, Lovekin Drive and Marri Walk.

There are currently almost 1800 plaques along Honour Avenues in Kings Park. Further details, including specific location maps, are available via an online database.

Print friendly version: pdfMemorial Plaques location map1.18 MB

This map is subject to change as new plaques are added each quarter.

Map showing the location of memorial plaques along Kings Park's honour avenues

Christmas and New Year services

Visitors are advised that a number of services within Kings Park and Botanic Garden will be unavailable over the Christmas and New Year period.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from December 2018 until May 2019 due to concert events.

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Call for Aboriginal tourism operators

Kings Park, or Kaarta Koomba, invites local businesses employing, owned or run by Aboriginal people to provide new tourism and cultural experiences for its visitors.

Stay cool in Kings Park this summer

Kings Park will host the coolest line up of events this summer, including a stunning repeat of smash hit 'Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak' during the 2019 Perth Festival.

Students thank Fugro!

More than 1,000 primary school students, teachers and parent helpers converged on the WA Botanic Garden earlier this month for Kings Park Education’s annual Djilba Festival.

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