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FEBRUARY E-News


Dear 

In this edition I invite you to have your say in the recent sports grants inquiry.  The recent allocation of funding that placed political objectives above stated program objectives represented a manifestly unfair process and betrayed the communities trust in government processes. We are developing a response to the Senate Select Committee on Administration of Sports Grants and we encourage our to do the same continue reading....

Also this month make sure you start thinking about which project or individual you are going to enter in the Awards of Excellence and you might also nominate your park and/or open space for an International Green Flag Award.  Happy reading.

Mark Band, CEO


AP&L JOURNAL OUT NOW NEXT MONTH

The Australasian Parks and Leisure JournalAutumn Edition is out next month featuring what's going on across Australia and New Zealand in community and urban planning. Not a member, no problem join today and you can check out this edition and past editions online ....

23.1 AP&LJ

INTRODUCING OUR NEW NSW/ACT EO

We are delighted to welcome Ursula Gleeson our new NSW/ACT Executive Officer. Ursula comes with extensive experience in both state and local government plus the NFP sector "It's wonderful to be back working with a group of like-minded passionate people. I am looking forward to.......

Ursula Gleeson head shot

PARKS WEEK 7-15 MARCH

Parks Week 2019 is coming up next month with hundreds of organisations across Australia and New Zealand holding events to celebrate the vital role parks play in our communities.

Check out events going on near you.....

2020 Parks Week

2020 AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE  NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN 

Start thinking about which project or individual you are going to nominate.  We want to hear about   projects, programs, spaces and people who you think deserve national recognition.  Nominations close Friday 27th March.....

2020 Awards image                           

GREEN FLAG AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN SOON

2020 applications open in March  and we hope you will nominate your park and/or space.  Follow the link to check out this years winners and find out everything you need to know ....

               Green Flag Award winnners 2019

UPCOMING EVENTS  

25 FEB - Activating a Healthy Body and Mind - SA
26 FEB - Event Risk Management (Karratha) - WA
26 FEB - Event Strategy Workshop - VIC 
28 FEB - Event Risk Management (Tom Price) - WA 
27 MAR - Melbourne Park Managers Forum - VIC
7 MAR - Parks Week - Australia wide 
17 APR - SA/NT Conference - SA
12 MAY - NSW/ACT Conference - NSW
20 MAY - VIC/TAS Conference - VIC  
24 May - QLD Conference - QLD
11 OCT - PLA2020 National Conference - NSW

TICKETS ON SALE NOW...

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