Official Launch of the Parks and Recreation Collection Websites
This online event will mark the transition of an online repository of documentary materials capturing knowledge of parks and leisure in Australasia from its development mode to maintenance.
WHEN: Wednesday 19 May 2021, 11.30am AEST
Webinar host: Mark Band
Webinar presenter: Dr Geoff Edwards, Secretary to the Trustees of the Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation Trust Fund – Education, Parks and Leisure Australia
Dr Geoff Edwards commenced his career in the National Parks Service, Victoria, then took appointments in Victoria’s Crown land and reserve administration, Melbourne’s Metropolitan Parks and Port Moresby’s parks and gardens. He was a local government Councillor and Shire President in Sherbrooke. He moved to Queensland in 1990 as Manager, Land and Regional Planning, with the Department of Lands/Natural Resources, with responsibilities for a range of aspects of land policy, retiring in 2011. From 2013-2019 he was President of The Royal Society of Queensland.