NSW/ACT Regional News

16 April 2019

NSW/ACT received our highest number of submissions this year for the Awards of Excellence. Well done to everyone that took the time and effort to nominate.

20 February 2019

Stay up to date with all the 2019 NSW/ACT Conference news by visiting the site here.

Don't forget to use #Queanbeyan2019

12 December 2018

On Thursday 6 December we welcomed 60+ PLA members and guests to experience the wonderful Coal Loader Project - 2019 winner of Park of the Year. The afternoon kicked off with NSW/ACT President Les Munn welcoming those in attendance and thanking our sponsors including Syngenta, Andreasens Green, Christie, Kompan, Marsupial Landscape Management and Scully Outdoor Designs Australia. Les also thanked North Sydney Council and Glascott Landscape and Civil for hosting the tour.

12 December 2018

The NSW Government has recently announced the new women in sport strategy ' Her Sport Her Way'.

The women's sport landscape has changed significantly in recent years. Women in Australian sport are shining brighter than ever with unprecedented media coverage and broadcasting deals boosting their profile and giving rise to female sporting heroes. Now is the time to shape the women's sport agenda to realise the health, commercial and societal benefits of increasing female engagement as participants, fans, role models and decision makers.

28 November 2018

Syngenta Turf and Landscape are proud to announce the appointment of Michael Bradbery as Territory Sales Manager for NSW and the ACT. Michael comes to Syngenta with 37 years' experience in the turf industry. Michael has worked predominantly for golf clubs during his career, from modest country clubs to large facilities such as Royal Sydney Golf Club. His most recent role was as Golf Course Superintendent at Manly Golf Club

27 November 2018

The 2019 Parks and Leisure Australia NSW/ACT Conference 'Solid Foundations: Vibrant Futures' will inform delegates of innovative ideas and emerging trends, and provide an opportunity for parks and leisure professionals to share learnings.

The Conference has a strong emphasis on discussions and workshops, sharing ideas and experiences, and networking.

The Conference Organising Committee is seeking proposals for:
• Solo or shared presentations
• Panel presentations
• Workshops

1 July 2018

As at July 2018: NSW ICC World T20 2020 Cricket Legacy Fund, 2019 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship & Mentoring Program, Variety Heart Scholarships, Local Sport Grant Program, Greater Sydney Sports Facilities Fund and Jetstar Flying Start, click for more information

14 May 2018

This year's NSW/ACT Conference was held in the beautiful New England District at the town of Tamworth 9-11 May 2018. The Conference kicked off on Wednesday afternoon with a tour of the Victoria Park Precinct including the Tamworth Marsupial Park, run by a group of dedicated local volunteers. This was followed by a stroll through the award-winning Tamworth Regional Playground with the day finishing at Hopscotch Café for a welcome reception attended by approximately 90 guests.

1 May 2018

The Parks and Leisure Australia NSW/ACT Regional Council is seeking expressions from interested parties to host the 2019 and 2020 NSW/ACT Conference.


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