Entries by Pippa Moodie

The Secret Life of Bugs

Kings Park is famous for its native plants, but what about the smaller inhabitants?  Our July event features some very small and very important members of the insect world. Dr Houston will explore the fascinating life of native wasps and bees, while Andy Young sheds light on the complex association between Boronia moths and Boronias.  […]

Congratulations Tony!

Dr Tony Scalzo is pictured here with the Hon Stephen Dawson, Minister for Environment; Disability Services before completing his section as a Batonbearer for the Kings Park section of the Queen’s Baton Relay to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Tony has been an integral member of the Kings Park community and a member of the Friends for […]

The Friends 25 Anniversary Dinner

Please join the Friends of Kings Park as they celebrate their 25th anniversary with a special dinner at Fraser’s, Kings Park on Wednesday, 9 May starting at 6 pm. Tickets available from Trybooking are $80 for members and $100 for non-members, which includes canapes and a three course set menu dinner. Professor Stephen Hopper AC […]


Members Only Photography Workshop

The Friends are holding a Photography Workshop on Sunday, 24 June commencing at 1 pm in the Green Room, Education Centre, Kings Park.  John Robinson is leading the Workshop which will be split into two parts: Part 1:  Photography Basics $15 An introduction to the principles of photography, including composition, framing and lighting and the […]

Volunteer Appreciation

Volunteers from Kings Park and Bold Park received certificates for 10/15 years of volunteering from the Hon Stephen Dawson, Minister for Environment; Disability Services, at the Authority’s 2017 Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition function at Zamia Café on Monday, 11 December. Well done, volunteers.

Kings Park Volunteers Acknowledged in Parliament

Happy volunteers supporting Kings Park Image by Jason Thomas Mr S.A. MILLMAN: My question will bring us back closer to home, or at least closer to the home of my constituents in Mt Lawley. I direct members to the service summary table on page 201 of budget paper No 2. A number of my constituents […]

Festival 2017

Join the Friends for the 2017 Festival Address Our host for the evening is Kings Park’s senior plant breeder, Digby Growns, and guest speaker Sabrina Hahn, passionate horticulturalist, storyteller and ABC gardening expert who will be talking about ‘Changes in an Urban Landscape – the Challenge of Creating Sense of Place’. When: Monday, 4 September […]

The Friends have done it again!

The Friends are delighted to announce they were successful with their application to Lotterywest in securing a grant to support the 2017 Kings Park Festival. The Hon Stephen Dawson MLC, Minister for Environment; Disability Services on behalf of the Premier and Lotterywest presented a grant for $100,000 to the Friends at an informal presentation on […]

National Volunteer Week 2017 Celebrations

When the Friends of Kings Park were successful in receiving a grant from Volunteering WA to celebrate National Volunteer Week , a special morning tea was organised to thank volunteers from the five dedicated volunteer groups who support Kings Park and Bold Park.  The morning tea took place on Tuesday, 9 May in the back garden of the […]

Kings Park Garden

Take a day trip to Kings Park, an ideal place to visit and relax. Enjoy a quiet stroll through magnificent gardens tended by volunteers from the Friends of Kings Park.  Discover some rare and typical Western Australia native flora planted throughout the park. These plants are propagated by the Friends of Kings Park, and also […]