'THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE PLACES'
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LEADERS IN THE COMMUNITY

As the national peak body for 'The People Behind the Places', we support over 2,500 members through the provision of training, professional development, research, advocacy and provide a range of products and services.

NOMINATIONS FOR THE REGIONAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE CLOSING SOON!

Join us in celebrating the outstanding initiatives and innovative efforts of ‘The People Behind the Places.’

Nominating is quick and straightforward – just log in using your PLA credentials, click the button below, and put forward your deserving project today!

Please note: Submissions are open until 3 March 2024.

Not a PLA member? Learn more about how to join by clicking here.

PLA EVENTS ACROSS THE NATION

Save the Date! Parks Week 2024

PARKS WEEK 2024

Mark your calendars as Parks Week 2024 is taking place 2 – 10 March 2024. Following the success of last year, we are eager to continue promoting the benefits of open spaces and encouraging communities to embrace the outdoors for improved health and wellbeing.

Parks Week provides a unique opportunity for organisations across Australia and New Zealand to showcase the value parks bring to our communities. From hosting events and sharing inspiring stories to acknowledging the dedicated individuals who contribute to maintaining these spaces, Parks Week is a collective effort to emphasise the importance of our parks. 

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Our members are ‘The People Behind the Places’ who work across policy, planning and the provision of assets, services, facilities, programs, and research in the parks and leisure sector. Find out how you can join us and access PLA member benefits today!

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Looking for more information specific to your State/Territory? Click on the plus icon over your region of interest and discover the current Executive Officer, connect with our valued Region Sponsors, stay updated on the latest regional news, and never miss out on upcoming Region Events. Your gateway to local insights starts here!

LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

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The Adelaide Statement – Advocate for Equity

Adelaide Statement Pledge – Advocate for Equity By PLA Advisory members: Cathy Kiss AM, Community Recreation and Aquatics Planning Manager City of Melbourne; and Wendy Holland, Director Communityvibe The Adelaide

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