Social Functions

Welcome Reception

Poolside - Crown Metropol

Sunday 27 October 7.00 - 9.00pm

Kicking of the conference, the Welcome Party will be hosted by Hon Minister for Sport and Recreation, Mick Murray. The event will set the scene for the next few days and is a great chance to meet new people and catch up with colleagues.

Dress: Neat Casual

Note: Price included in a full PLA2019 registration and or exhibitor pass and is also available for individual sale.

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Happy Hour

Grand Ballroom 1 - Crown Perth


Monday 28 October 5.30 - 6.30pm

Happy Hour is a great opportunity to meet new friends and catch up with colleagues to discuss what you have take out of the conference so far.

Dress: Neat Casual

Note: Price included in a full conference registration and/or exhibitor pass. Tickets not available for individual sale.

Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner

Grand Ballroom 2, Crown Perth


Tuesday 29 October

Pre-dinner drinks 6.30pm / Dinner 7.00pm - late

Dress Code - Formal

Join us to celebrate the best of the best of Australia's parks, sport and leisure industry, this is a night not to miss.

Proudly sponsored by GreenLife Group

Region Social Events : Linking Members

The Camfield, 1 Roger Mackay Drive, Burswood

Monday 28 October, 7pm - LATE

Join us for a casual meal with industry colleagues at The Camfield, Australia's largest pub, just 100m from Optus Stadium and a short 1.5km walk from Crown Perth. Each Region will be allocated one of the hotel's unique spaces.

Note: please register your attendance to enable the Region Executive Officers to effectively plan for the events. Meals and drinks are to be purchased at the venue.


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Group of 5


Full access and all inclusive
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What our Delegates are Saying

"I'm going to seek new ideas and learn from experience of other projects to constantly improve the way we manage our parks and open space . I'm looking forward to learning more around Parks & Open Space, Healthy Active Play and Trees and Gardens"

Jacqui, Manager City Reserves, City of Albany (WA)

"I love to listen, learn, share and spend time with likeminded and inspirational colleagues who are transforming the world park by park, facility by facility, program by program. I am looking forward to seeing Kia Dowell and Katie Sarah. I love being inspired and challenged to make a difference and grow as a leader and contributor to our industry".

Carly, Team Leader Recreation Planning, City of Casey (VIC)

"It is important to keep abreast of latest industry trends, best practice case studies and the valuable networking opportunities. I am looking forward to hearing from Jack Kardys regarding the evolving role of parks - driving health, happiness and economic prosperity".

Matt, Manager Active Communities, City of Holdfast Bay

"I can't wait to meet new people and catch up with old friends at PLA2019. I haven't been to Perth for many years and I'm looking forward to seeing the beautiful parks"

Neil, Parks Planner, Parks Victoria

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