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Parks and Leisure Australia conference opens on the Gold Coast

Parks and Leisure Australia conference opens on the Gold Coast
October 23, 2017

With the theme ‘Open for Business’, the Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) annual conference has opened on the Gold Coast.

The three-day event will enable delegates to learn from over 45 presentations from industry professionals through case studies, masterclasses, workshops and technical tours culminating in the PLA’s Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner.

Presentations, which will include studies on the 2018 Commonwealth Games, will allow delegates to learn  from world class examples of brilliance in design, planning and delivery while the conference also allows opportunities to network with industry peers at dedicated breaks in resort setting

Being held at RACV Royal Pines Resort from 22nd to 25th October, the conference is aimed at managers in recreation and open space planning; parks, gardens and horticulture; asset management; and national parks,

The evening of Tuesday 24th October will also see the presentation of the PLA’s annual member awards in the following categories:

• Best Use of Technology
• Leisure and/or Open Space Planning Award
• Community Program of the Year
• Playspace Award (more than $500,000)
• Playspace Award (less than $500,000)
• Park of the Year
• Event of the Year
• Research Project of the Year
• David Aldous Student of the Year
• Emerging Leader of the Year
• Frank Stewart Distinguished Service Award

Click here for more information in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

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4th December 2015 - NZRA AND PLA COMBINE TO REVIVE PARKS WEEK

13th November 2014 - PARKS FORUM CEASES OPERATIONS 

22nd July 2011 - KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL WEEK TO FOCUS ON NATION’S WATERWAYS 


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