Open Space Planners Network

The WA Open Space Planners Network is a loose alliance of members involved in the issues which evolve around the development, provision and use of public open space. With over 70 professionals engaged with public open space provision and management, the network influences the development of local and state agendas in the public open space arena.

Key Strategies:

  • Develop partnerships with other industry members;
  • Lobby for quality parks and leisure outcomes;
  • More actively promote PLA priority issues to the wider community;
  • Engage young professionals in the agenda and activities of PLA;
  • Develop and implement a professional development program for PLA WA; and
  • Partner with other professional organisations.

Key Themes:

  1. Waterwise POS / Artificial Turf / POS without grass
  2. Regional / District /Local POS development
  3. Revitalisation of POS
  4. POS as a shared space
  5. Active Sporting Fields / Precincts

Public Open Space Position Paper

More Information

The State government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is a major supporter of Parks & Leisure Australia in Western Australia. Sport and Recreation builds stronger, healthier, happier and safe communities.

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