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Achieving Excellence in Recreation, Sport and Open Spaces in the Northern Territory, Palmerston NT

Date 
21 May 2020
Time
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue
Palmerston Recreation Centre
11 The Boulevard
Palmerston NT
POSTPONED - Your safety and wellbeing is our No.1 priority, this event has been postponed under further notice.

PLA SA/NT are pleased to announce a one day conference for planners, managers, programmers, administrators and operations staff working in the fields of sport, recreation, open space and community health.

Key Note speakers include:

Phillip Leslie, Executive Director Community Participation, Sport and the Arts, Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture (NT): "Sport, Recreation & Tourism Achievements and Challenges in the Northern Territory"

Tamie Needham, CEO Northern Territory Rugby Union: "Pathways and opportunities for sports: The NT Rugby Union story"

You will hear from a range of quality speakers, enabling you to build knowledge and network with other professionals from a diverse range of organisations.

THE PROGRAM

9am

Welcome and Conference Opening

Suzanne Suter, President Parks & Leisure Australia SA/NT

9.15am

Key note speakers:

Phillip Leslie, Executive Director Community Participation, Sport and the Arts, Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture (NT): "Sport, Recreation & Tourism Achievements and Challenges in the Northern Territory"

Tamie Needham, CEO Northern Territory Rugby Union: "Pathways and opportunities for sports: The NT Rugby Union story"

10.30am

MORNING TEA

11am

PLANNING & PROVISION

INNOVATION & EXCELLENCE

11am

Martin Lambert, Director OTIUM Planning Group: "Good practice principles and examples for facility and open space planning and achieving community wellbeing"

Catherine Foreman, South Australia State Manager, Belgravia Leisure: "Creating and managing recreation and sport facilities to achieve a high level of excellence and support active communities"

11.45am

Kevin Lowe, General Manager Urban Planning & Leisure Services, City of Campbelltown SA: "Achieving social, economic and environmental benefits through planned and good quality sport and recreation facilities"

Mark Jacobsen, Managing Director REPLAS: "The future of infrastructure in open space and public places through the 'circle of recycling"

12.30pm

LUNCH

1.15pm

PLANNING & PROVISION

INNOVATION & EXCELLENCE

1.15pm

Jo Cruickshank, Senior Policy Officer, Strategy, Policy and Legislation, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics: "Planning for urban shared path networks in the Northern Territory"

Joshua Sattler, General Manager Innovation, Growth and Development Services City of Darwin: "The achievements, benefits and challenges of 'Switching On Darwin"

2pm

Chris Halstead, Associate Trails Specialist TRC: "Planning for and achieving mountain biking and adventure cycling in the NT, including designing world-class experiences in the backcountry of the Tjoritja/West MacDonnell Ranges"

Tony Cox, Director Clouston Associates: "Imagine open space in the 21 century - designing for climate, natural systems and wildness - immersive landscapes that nurture personal well-being and healthy communities."

2.45pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3.15pm

Mitzi Ferguson PhD candidate, Charles Darwin University: "Key research findings around physical activity and public health messaging"

3.30pm

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION: Involving a mix of speakers and industry leaders - "The reality of achieving excellence in recreation, sport, open space and community health in the Northern Territory"

4.20pm

Conference Closure and Summary: Suzanne Suter, President Parks & Leisure Australia SA/NT

Due to the escalation around the fear of COVID-19, this event has been postponed until a future date. Obviously we are all very disappointed but our concern lies with the health and well-being of our members and supporters. We would like to thank all of our members, partners, sponsors and suppliers for their patience while we work through this unprecedented and complex situation. Please refer to our Event Terms and Conditions for more information.


Prices
Non member earlybird
$250.00
PLA member earlybird
$200.00
Note
All prices exclude GST and are represented in Australian Dollars.
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