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Queensland Newsletter 8 March 2019


Welcome to the PLA QLD Friday News. 

Expand your knowledge and networks and support your local events and regions! DON'T MISS OUT on registering for the following events in Queensland:

✓ Sunshine Coast Award Winners Day 
✓ Play and Community Spaces - Inclusion & Design Best Practice

Also, register now for a FREE information session in Brisbane for the Green Flag Awards. 

Lastly, presenters this is your last chance to be involved in the 2019 PLA State Conference as Call for Abstracts close TODAY (Friday 8 March). 

Sunshine Coast Award Winners Day


The Sunshine Coast Award Winners Day on Wednesday 13th March 2019 will include presentations and a bus tour of the recent Sunshine Coast Parks and Leisure Award Winners.

FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY for those preparing their awards nominations for 2019 or who are in the parks, open space, sport and recreation, community club facility operators, public place designers, Landscape Architects, Playground/Gym planners, suppliers and installers.... actually anyone with a vague connection or slight interest in the industry should be attending to get an inside view of the super successful Sunshine Coast! 

Register Here - DON'T MISS OUT!

Download Event Flyer

Qld Play and Community Spaces Townsville


"We want Townsville to know that we are supporting them so we are coming to town"

On Monday 18 March, PLA QLD together with KOMPAN and Urban Play are thrilled to present a regional half-day seminar to discuss inclusion in play and community spaces, along with best practice design concepts and strategies.  

The day will include leading thinkers, practical strategies and case study examples. 

NEW SPEAKER ANNOUNCED... Owen Montgomery from Townsville City Council!

Register Here - GET IN QUICK!

Download Event Flyer

Green Flags Award Information Session

Join us for a FREE information session in Brisbane, providing you with all you need to know about the benefits of winning a Green Flag Award, as well as tips and insights into the nomination and judging process.

This 2-hour session on Thursday 4th April includes presentations, morning tea and a site tour of the 2018 Green Flags Award Winner - Roma Street Parklands. 

Register Here

Download Event Flyer

2019 Queensland State Conference 

The annual State Conference will be held on 29th, 30th & 31st May 2019 in Toowoomba with the theme 'Towards New Horizons'.

This AMAZING event creates opportunities to discuss and explore ideas as well as learn about cutting edge practice and research, and supports people who have new and innovative concepts, theories and ideas to test and share with colleagues.

View Conference Website 

Submit an Abstract - CLOSE TODAY 8 MARCH!

Download Event Flyer

Childhood Summit

The Childhood Summit in Brisbane from 28th to 30th March 2019 will bring together thought-leaders, gatekeepers, key influencers and practitioners across the Australian community, to contribute to the international conversation and movement towards actions that will protect our children's overall health, well-being, life satisfaction and the planet.

There is a stream on Infrastructure and one on Environment which would be particularly relevant to PLA members.

Register Here

Are you interested in supporting the future of our industry? We are too!

The Generate Network is PLA’s commitment to the development of our young professionals and emerging leaders. The aim of the Generate Network is to connect, engage and develop our leaders of tomorrow. The Generate Network is free for PLA members

Find out more




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