27-30 October 2019
Crown Perth, Western Australia
PLA2019 brought together parks and leisure professionals under one roof to discuss the importance of linking parks, open spaces and facilities to our health, well-being and sporting performance and the fundamental need for good policy, planning and provision of parks, open spaces and facilities.
Erion Veliaj, Mayor Tirana Albania
Do politicians think about the next election or the next generation? we need leaders that are visionary, leaders that look toward benefiting future generations in a sustainable, not a short-sighted manner.
Jack Kardys, Chair, National Parks and Recreation Association
Parks are essential to the health, happiness and prosperity of us all. Everyone deserves a great park and seeing prioritisation of parks in cities and urban areas is not only exciting, but necessary.
Read more in the 2019 Perth Statement [Download]