Parks & Leisure Australia

SA/NT 2022 State Conference

National Wine Centre, Adelaide SA
12 May 2022

PLA SA/NT 2022 State Conference!

Calling all Parks and Leisure Industry professionals to join us for the 2022 PLA SA/NT State Conference where we will focus on Innovation in Parks, Sports and Leisure – The New Normal! 

The Conference will cover a range of industry topics and relate to managers, planners, practitioners and decision makers in the fields of recreation, sport, open space and the environment.  The Conference will highlight how to proactively and innovatively respond to change and achieve opportunities and resilience across the industry, as part of The New Normal.



Learn more about what topics we'll be covering across the four streams of this years conference.

Awards & Networking

Join us for networking drinks and the Awards of Excellence evening.

Virtual Satchel

Go green this year. Check out our virtual satchel for all conference materials.

Keynote Speakers

Chris Daniels

Chair / Presiding Member of the Green Adelaide Board and Chair of the Koala Life Board

Green Adelaide: Cooler, Greener, Wilder


Paul Dilulio

CEO of Campbelltown City Council, President of NFC, Game On Reference Group Panel Member

    Infrastructure that Builds Community and Improves Wellbeing 

Elaine Bensted

CEO, Zoos SA

  Learning from Challenges and Towards an Exciting Future 

Rachael Sporn

Icon of Australian Basketball and Women’s Sport, Operations Manager – AFLW at Port Adelaide Football Club

  Reflections and Visions for the ‘New Normal'