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Western Australian National Parks to be made more accessible for people with disability

A new $2 million initiative - Accessible Parks WA - is set to improve disability access in Western Australia’s national parks and across its conservation estate. Accessible Parks WA…

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May 31, 2022 Access / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Rockingham Youth Centre secures PLAWA excellence award

The Rockingham Youth Centre (RYC) has secured the Community Facility of the Year Award at the 2022 Parks and Leisure Australia Western Australia (PLAWA) Awards of Excellence. PLAWA is a…

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May 31, 2022 Parks / Play / Recreation / Venues /


Replas recycled park seating installed in Bendigo play space

The City of Greater Bendigo has recently installed new park seating at the Garden Drive Play Space in Epsom made from recycled soft plastics collected through REDcycle and processed at…

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May 30, 2022 Design / Environment / Parks / Play / Technology /


Mark Band to step down as Chief Executive at Parks and Leisure Australia

Parks and Leisure Australia Chief Executive Mark Band has announced that he is to step down from his contracted role at the body. In a statement on LinkedIn, Band advised "after 10…

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May 30, 2022 Consultants / Parks / Play / Recreation /


$18 million to boost participation in NSW outdoor recreation

The NSW Government is investing $18 million in innovative plans to improve open spaces and boost outdoor recreation for all ages. The Open Spaces and Metropolitan Greenspace Program will…

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May 30, 2022 Fitness / Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Comment invited on plans for Geelong’s Blue Waters Lake Reserve

City of Greater Geelong has endorsed the release of the Draft Blue Waters Lake Reserve master plan for public comment. Blue Waters Lake Reserve is a wetland habitat in Ocean Grove, with…

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May 26, 2022 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /


New Governance Model and Trustees set for Upper Hutt’s Maidstone Park

Following consultation with the community earlier this year, Upper Hutt City Council has formally adopted a proposal that will see a new Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) created for…

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May 26, 2022 Finance / Parks / Play / Recreation /


City of Melbourne commits $45.8 million for parks, gardens and open spaces in 2022/23 budget

The City of Melbourne will create new areas of open space, protect parks, plant new trees and continue to bring its planned Greenline project to life in commitments announced in its draft…

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May 23, 2022 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


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