PaRC (Parks and Recreation Collection) is an Australasian collection of parks, open space and leisure resources. The collection comprises a range of strategies, reports, master plans, guidelines and policies from all levels of government and other sources.


The material on this site is made available on the understanding that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Before relying on the material in any important matter, users should carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the information, and should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances. The material on this site includes views and recommendations of individuals and/or organisations, which do not necessarily reflect the positions of Parks and Leisure Australia.


PLA records visits to this website and logs your server or proxy address, the date/time/length of the visit, and the files requested. The information is used to analyse our server traffic. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except where authorised by law. If you send us an email message we will not use your email for any other purpose and will not disclose it without your consent except where such use or disclosure is permitted under an exception provided in the Privacy Act. When users choose to join a mailing list their details are added to that specific mailing list and used for the stated purpose of that list only. This is a cookie-free site.

Items in PaRC are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. The contents of the PaRC are made publicly available by our contributing partners for use by peers in the industry for research, teaching, and private study.

Although the nature of archival and manuscript collections sometimes makes it difficult to determine the copyright status of an item, it is your responsibility to use it according to all applicable terms. Please contact the author and/or editor for additional information regarding copyright status of a particular digital image, text, data set, or sound or video recording.

Conditions of Use

By using the digital images, texts, data sets, audio and video recordings, and other materials in PaRC, you agree to follow these conditions of use:

  • Responsibility for any use of these materials rests exclusively with the user.
  • Some materials in these collections may be protected by Australian Copyright Law
  • When using items from the PaRC, please give proper credit to the author and the PaRC.
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