The following boards and authorities are established under legislation and form part of the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions. Information about the functions and powers of each of the boards can be found in the relevant legislation.
The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is responsible for the care, control and management of Kings Park and Bold Park. The authority is established under the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Act 1998, which clearly defines the functions and powers of the authority.
The Swan River Trust is vested with the care, control, and management of the River Reserve with various responsibilities including developing policies, and preparing and reporting on strategic documents relating to the Riverpark.