Congratulations to our National Awards of Excellence Winners

Congratulations to all of those who were national finalists for the Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner held on Tuesday, 24 October 2023. There were some excellent nominees for each category […]

Parks and Leisure Australia is the peak body representing professionals across Australia who work, play, study, and promote the importance and value of Parks and Leisure. As professionals in this […]

Parks & Leisure Australia (PLA) is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment that values the diversity of Australian society. In alignment with this position, PLA Advisory group has developed a […]

In the latest Industry Talk session held on 23 August, we were joined by Michelle Attard, Evaluation Project Officer at Victoria University and Western Bulldogs Community Foundation, to explore the […]

In our latest Industry Talk webinar we were joined by staff from the City of Melbourne to explore their Data in the Park Program, which won the Parks and Leisure […]

In the lead up to International Youth Day, we heard from Matt Firth from @leisure and Jayne Robinson from Mornington Peninsula Shire Council as they discussed their development of a […]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice In late 2023, Australians will have their say in a referendum about whether to change the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia […]

To mark the occasion of National Tree Day for our latest Industry Talk Webinar we heard from Michael Tanner, Manager Parks & Natural Environment at Banyule City Council, as he […]

Limited understanding exists, from a research perspective, on how local governments plan their aquatic and recreation centres (ARCs). We were fortunate to hear from Katie McDonald, Adjunct Research Fellow at […]

Thanks to all who attended the recent Parks and Leisure Australia Vic/Tas Sector on Show at Carrington Seniors Exercise Park on Wednesday 19 July where we explored the benefits of senior […]