Generate Network (AUS)

Generate Network Australia is Parks and Leisure Australia's (PLA) commitment to the development of our young professionals and emerging leaders.



About Us

Our membership is FREE, we encourage our members to link up with our partner organisations including Parks and leisure Australia and New Zealand Recreation Association. We want to grow the leadership of the Parks and Recreation industry and seek to connect as many people as possible across sectors, ages, and professions.

Who We Are


Kristin Davies | PLA National Board Director - Generate Network, Chair

Kristin is an energetic, versatile and focused leader with over 10 years' industry experience. Kristin has a diverse background in sports, recreation, leisure, hospitality, events and gaming sectors, including involvement in a number of start-up and member-based organisations. She has a critical appreciation and sound knowledge of a wide range of industry fields with a strong background in strategic policy and planning, business and finance, governance and operations, stadium and venue management, consultation and engagement, change and issues management, funding acquisition, promotion and advocacy. In addition to studying a Bachelor of Sports Administration and Bachelor of Exercise Science and Human Movement (current) at Victoria University and a Certificate IV in Business Administration, she successfully completed the Parks and Leisure Australia Leadership Program in 2016. Kristin's recent work history includes management and senior strategy positions with the City of Greater Geelong, Baseball Victoria, insideEDGE Sport and Leisure Planning and Fernwood Women's Health Clubs.

Our Partnership

Through our partnership with the Otium Planning Group Pty Ltd, we offer a fantastic mentoring program. No matter where you live in Australia you have the opportunity to partner with an Otium Planning Group Director so you can learn from an experienced industry professional who can provide a tailored development program.

We will soon be calling for Expressions of Interest to help match our young professionals to a suitable mentor so sign up to our newsletter so you don't miss out.

News

1 August 2018

Eligible organisations can apply for grants up to $500,000 to upgrade and develop community sport infrastructure in 2018-19. Applications are open from today until 14 September 2018.

22 July 2018

Nominations open soon for this year's Green Flag Awards! The Award istheinternational mark of a quality park or green space, judged bygreenspace-experts.

17 June 2018

We are honoured to announce an incredible patron and ambassador...

17 June 2018

The newly established Generate Network is PLA's commitment to the future of our industry and provides young professionals and industry arrivals with the opportunity to connect, engage and develop within the Sport and Recreation Industry......

7 June 2018

The IPLC2018 team is delighted to announce the line-up of exceptional speakers for the International Parks andLeisure Congress (IPLC2018) which will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground,Melbourne, Australia 14-17 October, 2018.

17 May 2018

The Green Flag Award® scheme grows in popularity every year, in Australia we are recruiting new judges. If you have a background in park management, ecology, environmental issues or a related area register your interest today.

Contact

Kristin Davies

M: 0402 483 381
E: KDavies@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

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