Research / Advocacy

Parks Base Knowledge

Parks Base is a collaborative program between Integrated Open Space Services (IOSS) and Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA), which commenced in 2008.

Parks Base is a web based program which collects, organises and reports on information about public open space planning and management. Parks Base is for local, regional, national and international use.

There are two subsets:

Knowledge Base
ParksBase Knowledge Base is an online knowledge database for professionals in the fields of public open space, urban greenery, urban ecology, conservation and protected areas, land management, arboriculture, horticulture, soils, turf, recreation and sport; and associated areas of sustainability and social research.

Comparison Program
Parks Base Comparison Program enables monitoring of aspects of public open space planning and management by participating government authorities.