This website privacy statement applies to the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority website (bgpa.wa.gov.au), managed by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority in Perth, Western Australia. When you follow a link from this website to another site, we recommend you read and consider the privacy statement of that site.

Collection of personal information

You can browse the general content of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority website anonymously, without disclosing your personal information. However some functionality on this site may require you to provide personal information. Examples of this include where you wish to make an enquiry or undertake a transaction. We may need to collect, use or disclose personal information to allow us to answer your enquiry, process your transaction or send you an email newsletter that you have subscribed to.

Any personal information we collect through the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority website may be used or disclosed for the primary purpose for which it was collected. We may also use or disclose personal information for related purposes, for example during transaction or change of address.

In some limited circumstances we may also need to use or disclose personal information for other specific purposes, for example where required to do so by law, for example pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 or in response to a subpoena.

We take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information we collect through our website is protected from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, disclosure or alteration. Our website has electronic security systems in place, including the use of firewalls.

Collection and use of site visit data

The following information may be automatically recorded by this site's web server for statistical and system administration purposes only:

  • your server address;
  • your top level domain name (e.g. .com, .au, .gov);
  • the date and the time of your visit to the site;
  • the pages you accessed and downloaded;
  • the address of the last site you visited;
  • your operating system;
  • the type of browser you are using.

We will not attempt to identify individuals from the above information unless that is necessary to investigate a breach of law or regulation.

Cookies

A cookie is a block of data that is shared between a web server and a user's browser. Cookies, and the information collected through them, are used to make this website more efficient. These include Google Analytics (a web analytics service to track site visit data as listed above) and the Facebook Conversion Tracking Pixel (anonymous click through data used to record the efficacy of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes).

Contact us

For further information, please contact us.

Kings Park access disruption

Sections of the Western Australian Botanic Garden near Lovekin Drive and Forrest Drive will be closed from Monday 2 November to Friday 13 November 2020 due to essential tree works.

COVID-19

The wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our number one priority during the current COVID-19 situation. We are closely monitoring and responding to Government health advice and putting extra measures in place to protect our staff, volunteers and visitors.

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Summer science scholarships

Attention science students! Applications are now open for the 2020-21 Kings Park summer science scholarships for tertiary students.

BGPA 2019-20 annual report

Connecting community, conserving flora and conserving identity is the theme of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority’s 2019-20 annual report which is now available online.

Invitation to comment

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is seeking community feedback on the Draft Kings Park and Botanic Garden Management Plan 2021-2025 that will guide park management over the next five years.

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