2017 PLA QLD Regional Conference
2017 Parks and Leisure Queensland Conference

Mackay will roll  out the red carpet for the 2017 Parks and Leisure (Queensland) Conference this year.  More than half a million people visit Mackay each year to see the crystal clear water, sandy beaches and pristine rainforest hinterland.  This is a great opportunity to get out of the city and out of your comfort zone to attend the conference on from 30th May - to 1st June.
This year the theme of the Conference will be  Active Places – Active Connections

Day One – Activating people and spaces

Day Two – Active Transport – Connecting people and places

Mackay Regional Council will be showcasing the best of their facilities including the conference venue, the state-of-the-art Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre and the presenters will be first class. Abstracts are open until 14th April 2017. Don't miss out on this conference.

 The PLA Regional Awards of Excellence Dinner will be held at this conference as well with all winners of the awards being announced and celebrated on the night of the 31st May.  We hope to see you there!

Early Bird EXTENDED until 8th May


Download Full Program PDF HERE


Conference Organising Committee      


Frances Hudson
(PLA President)
Steph McCallum
PLA QLD Regional Council
Angela Wright
(PLA Vice President)

Anand Pillay
PLA QLD Regional Council  
John Wood
PLA Regional Councillor 
Daniel Bright
PLA Member 

Conference Partner