Entries by Alex Castle


Storm Boy @ Moonlight Cinema

‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman and grandfather. When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can’t explain, he is forced to remember his long-forgotten childhood, growing up on an isolated coastline with his father. He recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as […]


November Plant Sale

The November Plant Sale will be held on Sunday 4 November 2018 from 8.30am to 12.00 noon (or earlier if the plants are sold out). The sale will be located at the Exhibition Ground next to the Education Centre off Fraser Avenue (follow the signs on Fraser Ave). Proceeds from the Friends Native Plant Sales support research […]

Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting

The Friends of Kings Park Annual General Meeting will be held at 6pm on Thursday 11th October 2018 in the Green Room, Education Building. Wine and cheese will be served prior to the AGM at 5:30pm. Download the Agenda here Download the President’s Report here The term of all members of the Management Committee, including […]

Kings Park Royale – exclusive to the September Plant Sale!

Pick up a copy of the POST Newspapers this week to hear the story behind the Kings Park Royale – a new Kangaroo Paw hybrid bred in the park and released to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Friends.Available exclusively at the Native Plant Sale, the Royale is a unique tricolour Anigozanthus. “It is unique compared to […]

The 2019 Friends of Kings Park calendar is now available!

Following the sell-out success of the 2018 calendar featuring wildflower artists, we have returned to the photography format and chosen a lovely selection of images to brighten your day. This colourful calendar showcases our beautiful Western Australian wildflowers, and would make a lovely gift for locals and visitors alike. The calendar is available at Aspects […]

2018 Festival Address with Angus Stewart

Introducing ‘The Greatest Wildflower Show on Earth’, and it’s right here in WA. We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker for this year’s Festival Address is none other than horticulturalist, author and presenter on ‘Gardening Australia’, Angus Stewart. Angus is a passionate advocate of native plants. See his ‘Wild at Heart’ video, aired in […]


The Secret is out…about Bugs!

On a less than glorious Sunday afternoon Dr Terry Houston and Andy Young held a capacity audience spellbound with their insights into Native Bees and Boronia Moths. Dr Houston introduced us to the incredibly diverse world of native bees.  There are 1,546 validly named and described Australian native bee species.  Of these, 80 are found […]