2018 PLA WA State Conference The 2018 Parks & Leisure Australia (WA) State Conference will be held on the 21 and 22 June at the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle. This conference only comes around every two years and is the largest scale professional development event on the PLA WA calendar. This year the conference has six streams of educational and informative speakers and workshops, exciting and new technical tours, a full two day trade show and exhibition, the Awards of Excellence and a special networking sundowner to cap it all off on the final day. The theme for this year's conference is 'Growing Expectations' – a topic we believe everyone will resonate with. We are working hard to bring you high quality speakers and presentations to address these topics: Community sport and engagement Events and recreational tourism Leisure facility management Leadership and management Parks and environment Leisure and social planning.