Conference Program

Achieving Excellence in Recreation, Sport, and Open Spaces in the Northern Territory

WHEN: Friday 21 May 2021, 8.45am to 4.45pm (registrations from 8am)
WHERE: Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront, 7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin NT
Hosted by Parks & Leisure Australia SA/NT


Friday 21 May 2021

8.00am

Conference Registration

8.45am

Welcome and Conference Opening

Suzanne Suter, President Parks & Leisure Australia SA/NT

9.00am

Hon Kate Worden, Minister for Sport, Minister for Territory Families and Urban Housing, Minister for Disabilities, Minister for Multicultural Affairs

Achievements and Opportunities for Sport and Recreation in the NT

9.35am

Martin Lambert, Director OTIUM Planning Group

Integration and Activation: Good practice facility and public space planning for community wellbeing

10.10am

Morning Tea

10.30am

Catherine Foreman, South Australia State Manager, Belgravia Leisure

Creating and managing recreation and sport facilities to achieve a high level of excellence and support active communities

11.05am

Kevin Lowe, Executive Manager Economic Development and Innovation, City of Campbelltown SA

Achieving social, economic and environmental benefits through planned and good quality sport and recreation facilities

11.40am

Jo Cruickshank, Senior Policy Officer, Strategy, Policy and Legislation, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Planning for urban shared path networks in the Northern Territory

12.15pm

LUNCH

1.00pm

Tony Cox, Director Clouston Associates

Imagine open space in the 21 century - designing for climate, natural systems and wildness - essential for individual well-being and healthy communities

1.35pm

Chris Halstead, Associate Trails Specialist TRC.

Planning for and achieving mountain biking and adventure cycling in the NT, including designing world-class experiences in the backcountry of the Tjoritja/West MacDonnell Ranges

2.10pm

Mark Jacobsen Managing Director REPLAS

The future of infrastructure in open space and public places through the 'circle of recycling'

2.45pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3.00pm

Mitzi Ferguson, PhD candidate Charles Darwin University

Key research findings for physical activity and public health messaging

3.30pm

Joshua Sattler, General Manager Innovation, Growth and Development Services City of Darwin

The achievements, benefits and challenges of 'Switching On Darwin'

4.05pm

Bob Fleming, Director NT Surfacing

The Joys and Challenges of Servicing Remote Areas for Sport and Recreation

4.40pm
Conference Closure

Suzanne Suter, President Parks & Leisure Australia SA/NT


5.00-6.00pm

Join us for networking drinks after the conference at Wharf One restaurant 19 Kitchener Dr, Darwin City.

Complementary drink with registration.

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