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Article in The Age features members of Play Australia

Giving kids a say is important when it comes to playground redevelopment:

When consultants Ric McConaghy and Justin Staggard are called in to work with councils on playground redevelopment, what kids want is at the forefront of their minds.

New South Wales-based McConaghy and Staggard, who lives in Victoria, both worked in the public sector before setting up businesses that have designed award-winning playgrounds for children across Australia.

Play Australia Member Community Arts Project - Cochrane Stories

Cochrane Stories is the second grass roots community arts project coordinated by Lindy de Wijn in collaboration with Darebin’s Playspace upgrades. The first was Lahinch Vessels in Lahinch Reserve in 2013. Cochrane Stories was completed in 2015 and integrated into the playspace upgrade at T. A Cochrane Reserve, Collier Street Preston.

Read full story here.

2016 Whittlesea OSHC Conference

Finally a conference that is just for OUT of School Hours Care and Vacation Care Educators. This OSHC conference will provide participants with a range of topics that will highlight innovation, the latest research, inspiration on programming ideas and best practice. All participants will have the opportunity to network and interact with colleagues across the community.


Play Australia supports Outdoors Victoria letter to the Premier seeking increased support for Victoria’s parks and outdoor recreational assets, currently in decline due to insufficient funding