Project briefs

Effective Leisure Planning by Local Government

Dr Ken Marriott has supplemented his 2016 book, his 2023 presentation on climate change and other substantive material on PaRC with a purpose-written guide for local governments’ staff and elected members on planning for the provision of facilities and services in the leisure sector. The guide includes a sample project brief. Dr Marriott has included an offer to advise inquirers and to present workshops.

The guide is Package 1 of an envisioned three-package series of materials.


MidCoast Recreational Boating Infrastructure Plan 2024 – 2035

MidCoast Recreational Boating Infrastructure Plan 2024 – 2035   This boating infrastructure plan is part of the MidCoast Parks and Recreation Planning Portfolio.   It covers more than a hundred individual boating assets, which include boat ramps, pontoons and jetties, …

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Steiglitz – Memories of Gold

This booklet authored by Ray Sumner and published by the Victorian National Parks Service in 1982 interprets the Steiglitz Historic Park, proclaimed in 1979, and covering 655 hectares of land, including parts of the township of Steiglitz and much of …

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Regional Parklands Albury-Wodonga

This leaflet dated 1985 is labelled “The City in the Country” – OPEN SPACE ASSESSMENT SUMMARY REPORT.  

Port Moresby and Beyond

This rather charming memoir of a personal journey along the Kokoda Track is by Ron Turner, former Ranger in Charge and District Ranger in Victoria’s and Queensland’s national parks systems.   Ron is an accomplished writer: see his First Ranger: …

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Action for Ageing

Click here for the report of the Ministerial Task Force on the Ageing, July 1989, signed by the Queensland Council for the Ageing and prepared under the aegis of the Department of Family Services Queensland.