PLA Article Submissions

Recreation Aotearoa looking for article submissions for the 2022 issues of the Australasian Parks and Leisure Journal.

The journal is a print and digital medium that gives you a unique opportunity to share your stories with the multiple professions now involved in the development of park and leisure facilities in Australasia.

The print journal is distributed quarterly to core specifiers and the same edition is published digitally and is available for subscription. A quarterly enews is distributed to a broader range of allied professionals with a stake in project development.

Put together by Recreation Aotearoa and Parks & Leisure Australia, the journal reaches 10,000 highly engaged industry professionals, PLUS, the enews is distributed to the 18,000+ subscribers of the Outdoor Design Source network.


25.3 Spring | Parks, Gardens, and Conservation

  • Parks and gardens
  • Horticulture
  • Arboriculture
  • Climate change and effect on our parks
  • Sustainable environments
  • State and national parks
  • Water efficiency usage systems
  • Cemetery open space management

Articles Due | 10 June 2022
Publication | 8 September 2022


25.4 Summer | Events, Tourism, and the Arts

  • Linking recreation and tourism
  • Economic and social impact of events
  • Community enagagement
  • Art installations
  • Cultural events
  • Dance events
  • Major events

Articles Due | 09 Sepetmber 2022
Publication | 08 December 2022


Reserve your space now by contacting our Marketing Manager.

Before submitting your article, please check it meets the below criteria:

  • Feature articles are restricted to 1200 words in length.
  • Please ensure the article has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided to the editor).
  • The submission file must be in Microsoft Word (.doc), or PDF (.pdf) document file format.
  • All images must be captioned and submitted as separate files and in .jpg .png .eps format with a minimum 300 dpi.
  • Articles must include the name of the author for the by-line, and any photography credits.
  • You must be a member of Recreation Aotearoa.
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