Parks & Leisure Australia strives to achieve a number of aims for members and for the parks and leisure industry within Australia. They serve as a forum for cooperation and communication between professionals, organizations, government entities and educators. They also help promote the development of parks and leisure facilities, including open space environments, recreation centers, botanical gardens and more. Advocacy for the industry is also an important role for the organization, as is promoting conservation and ecological friendliness within design and implementation of facilities.
Parks & Leisure Australia helps to formulate and establish standards for industry professionals, and develops policy for the safe conservation of natural resources, including flora, fauna, water, soil and limiting the environmental impact of construction on the land. Moreover, the organization is active in all areas of Australia, including Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria.
Members of Parks & Leisure Australia enjoy many different benefits. For instance, members are able to take advantage of a number of training programs and educational options at discounted prices. Members are also able to partake in conferences, workshops and seminars, and have access to a wide range of industry publications. Finally, members also have the opportunity to network with other professionals, organizations, contractors and agencies within the organization for business and personal reasons, helping each member become more successful.