PLA Awards 2017
 

IMAGE: 2016 PLAYSPACE MINOR AWARD WINNER - RUSSELL BROWN ADVENTURE PARK, TOWN OF MOSMAN PARK

ABOUT THE AWARDS

The Awards of Excellence showcase the excellent work of parks and leisure professionals who deliver enormous benefit to our communities.  Finalists are announced at events held across the country with national winners announced at the prestigious Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner held on the 24th October at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast.

The Frank Stewart Distinguished Service award is the longest standing award and introduced by the Australian Leisure Institute. Laurie Boyd was the first recipient.  Named after a the formal Federal Minister for tourism and Recreation, this is the most prestigious individual award bestowed by Parks and Leisure Australia.

NOMINATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 24TH MARCH

CATEGORIES

- Frank Stewart Distinguished Service Award
- David Aldous Student of the Year Award
- Emerging Leader of the Year Award
- Event of the Year Award
- Community Program of the Year Award
- Leisure and/or Open Space Planning Award
- Leisure Facility of the Year Award
- Park of the Year Award
- Playspace Award (>$0.5M)
- Playspace Award 
(<$0.5M)
- Research Project Award
- Best Use of Technology Award


KEY DATES

Nominations Open

16th January, 2017

Nominations Close

24 March, 2017

Regional Winners Announced

NSW/ACT

18th May, 2017

QLD

31st May, 2017

SA/NT

24th May, 2017

VIC/TAS

23rd May, 2017

WA

16th June, 2017

National Winners Announced

24th October, 2017




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