A message from Barb Champion, Play Australia, Executive Director
A must-read for all our Members on changes to Play Australia Membership in 2021
PLAY ON! Fun and games to increase SA’s physical activity levels...
Play Australia is in the midst of its inaugural South Australian 1000 Play Streets initiative in the Campbelltown City Council area, encouraging residents to enjoy a more active lifestyle.
Our 2020 member survey results are in!
A must-read for all our Members on the future focus of Play Australia.
This message remains simple – it has never been more important to stay active to help keep our mental health in check. We hear this time and time again, but intention needs to be put into physical action!
Read about Play under stage 4 restrictions.
Why is Play Australia collaborating in the National Sports Convention in 2020?
An open letter to Play Australia’s diverse members and stakeholders from Kieran Brophy, Assistant Director of Play Australia.
A disturbing editorial from the UK suggests that:
children are experiencing additional harm due to social isolation, lack of protective school placements, increased anxiety and a drop in service provision from health services
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Where there are children, there is play. It is a universal impulse, as old as humanity. Physical play, verbal play, friendship play, solitary play – it is the exercise of body and imagination, marked by humour, challenge, invention and exploration. As essential to childhood as food and drink.
Dr. June Factor
Following the launch of Play Australia’s five year strategy positioning play as a national health priority, the organisation is excited to present three key partnership opportunities over 2020–25, to help grow play within Australian communities and improve the health and wellbeing of all Australians. Read the Full Release as a PDF here.