Parks & Leisure Australia and Syngenta Renew Long-term Partnership

  • June 14, 2023

July 2023 — Parks & Leisure Australia (PLA), the leading industry association for professionals in the parks and leisure sector, is thrilled to announce the renewal of its long-term sponsorship agreement with Syngenta Australia, a global leader in agriculture. The partnership, which extends for another 12 months, will continue to support the advancement and growth of the industry in Australia.

As part of the renewed sponsorship, Syngenta Australia will also provide vital support to the Joint International Congress, a flagship event jointly organised by Parks & Leisure Australia and World Urban Parks. The congress serves as a platform for industry professionals, researchers, and thought leaders from around the world to exchange knowledge, foster collaboration, and shape the future of parks and leisure practices.

“Parks & Leisure Australia is delighted to continue its partnership with Syngenta Australia,” said Les Munn, National President of Parks & Leisure Australia. “Syngenta’s expertise in agriculture aligns perfectly with our commitment to creating sustainable and thriving environments. Through this sponsorship, we can continue to deliver valuable resources, training, and professional development opportunities to our members, fostering innovation and excellence in the parks and leisure industry.”

Syngenta Australia, known for its commitment to improving global food security and sustainable agriculture, brings world-class science and innovative crop solutions to enable industry leaders to make better use of available resources. With a strong presence in over 90 countries, Syngenta’s 28,000 dedicated professionals work tirelessly to transform the way crops are grown, while also promoting land preservation, biodiversity enhancement, and the revitalisation of rural communities.

This renewed partnership between Parks & Leisure Australia and Syngenta Australia signifies a shared vision for the future of sustainable land management, environmental stewardship, and the well-being of communities across Australia. By combining their expertise and resources, both organisations aim to advance the industry and make a positive impact on the places and people they serve.

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For more information about Syngenta Australia, please visit https://www.syngenta.com.au/


About Parks & Leisure Australia

Parks & Leisure Australia (PLA) is the leading industry association for professionals in the parks and leisure sector. As the national peak body for the ‘people behind the places,’ PLA supports its members through the provision of training, professional development, research, advocacy, and a range of products and services. The organization aims to build, serve, and develop a strong and united parks and leisure industry in Australia.


About Syngenta Australia

Syngenta Australia is a leading agriculture company dedicated to improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. With 28,000 employees in over 90 countries, Syngenta utilizes world-class science and innovative crop solutions to transform how crops are grown. The company is committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity, and revitalizing rural communities.


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Tara McConkey

National Business Manager

Parks & Leisure Australia



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