QLD Regional News

5 November 2021


The Call for Abstracts is now open for our PLA QLD 2022 Conference to be held in Gladstone from 17-19 May 2022. Themed “Take Another Look”, we aim to showcase the positive and proactive ways that local governments, industry specialists, sporting organisations and consultants are tackling and responding to contemporary challenges (such as technology disruptors, COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, population, and demographic change) with limited and often, highly contested resources and sometimes, in unchartered circumstances.

25 October 2021

PLA QLD is excited to announce our new sponsorship arrangement with Skyline Landscape Services as our Region Principal Sponsor (QLD) for 3 years (2021-2024).

25 October 2021

PLA QLD is excited to announce our new sponsorship arrangement with COMMERCIALSCAPES as our second Region Major Sponsor (QLD) for 12 months (2021-2022).

21 September 2021

We are saddened to learn of the recent passing of John Wood, PLA Fellow and Life Member of both Parks & Leisure Australia (PLA) and Outdoors Queensland, recipient of the PLA Frank Stewart Award (2012) and the Queensland Outdoor Recreation Award for Outstanding Achievement (2003), and retired Owner & Director of John Wood Consultancy Services.

21 September 2021

PLA QLD attending the Anticipating Future Skills Testing and Validation Workshop held by Jobs Queensland, presenting the initial findings for industry employment growth over the next five years. Research has concluded that JobsQLD estimate a 10% decline in Sport and Recreation in the geographical area of Brisbane and a dramatic 60% decline in the Parks and Gardens area across the board.

21 September 2021

 Our thanks are also extended to Peter Savage, who has been a foundation to the PLA QLD Regional Council for the past nine or so years and did not seek re-election this year.

27 August 2021

PLA QLD is excited to announce the continuation of our existing Sponsorship arrangement with SPORTENG as a Region Major Sponsor (QLD) for another two years (2021-2023).

24 July 2021

Register for the first of our Spring 2021 Webinars proudly presented by PLA QLD in partnership with our QLD Region Sponsor SPORTENG.

25 June 2021

Generate Network Australia is Parks and Leisure Australia's commitment to the development of our young professionals and emerging leaders and is proudly supported by Otium Planning Group, a Major Sponsor of Generate Network Australia.

18 June 2021

PLA QLD was invited to attend an interactive workshop as part of the State Infrastructure Strategy and Regional Infrastructure Plans consultation, with Regional Councillor Adrian Burns attending on our behalf.


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