It was indeed sad news when our industry learnt of the recent passing of David Vial who had been suffering from an illness these past 15 months. David had been a strong, passionate advocate of the parks industry with over forty years' experience in the parks and recreation industry - including the public sector, private sector, and academia.
7th April 2020 is the day to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives and remind us of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy. Nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 response - providing high quality, respectful treatment and care, leading community dialogue to address fears and questions and, in some instances, collecting data for clinical studies. Quite simply, without nurses, there would be no response.
Like every business across Australia and New Zealand, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone, including those who work in or frequent health and leisure facilities. During such unprecedented times, the Belgravia Group are doing everything they can to continue to support the community, with the launch of their newly created Home Fitness Network ....
Following Belgravia Group's launch of its Home Fitness Network, NovoFit have joined forces to provide more support for members as they continue to prepare for a different way of maintaining their health, fitness and well-being during this period of work-from-home and isolation.
The Parks and Recreation Collection (PaRC) database is up and running and now we need your help! We want to make sure all important and relevant policies, plans, papers and reports for our industry are available in this one central point for members and the industry.
Between health advice, quarantine and isolation directions, social distancing and more, the coronavirus pandemic has sparked no shortage of questions. Many of us are still confused about what we can and can't do, and a lot of it depends on which state or territory you live in. The advice is changing...
A "Job Keeper" payment has been announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison - eligible employers will receive $1500 per fortnight that must be passed on to workers. More detail: https://ab.co/2QVryrP
#LIVE: Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg are addressing the media about economic measures and wage subsidies in response to COVID-19. MORE: https://ab.co/2UIW4pW
Due to the escalation of COVID-19, all upcoming Parks and Leisure Australia events have been postponed up until 31st May 2020 . Obviously we are all very disappointed but our concern lies with the health and well-being of our members and supporters.
I would like you to hear directly from me on the developing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and the precautions and plans we have in place across the organization......
🌳 This week is #ParksWeek2020 🌳 #ParksWeek celebrates the vital role parks play in creating liveable and thriving communities. 💚 Parks Week 2020 focused on the how spending time in our parks and open spaces positively influences our wellbeing. Drop your favourite photos in The Waters Ooralea park below ⬇️⬇️⬇️ #TheWatersOoralea #ParksWeek #Lifestyle
🥳👨👩👧👦 Celebrate Parks Week and the vital role parks play in creating liveable cities and thriving communities from 7-15 March. ℹ️ Head out to one of the great parks in Yarra Ranges and plan your next weekend adventure at yrc.vic.gov.au/parksandrec #ParksWeek2020 Parks and Leisure Australia
🌳 This week is #ParksWeek2020 🥳 This week (7-15 March) is a great opportunity to celebrate the destination, community and neighbourhood parks of the #RedlandsCoast. Find your local parks on the map below, or comment with feedback about the great parks in our community, and what you think we could do to improve them. Parks and Leisure Australia Redland City Council