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Hazards in purchasing play equipment on line

Keith Heffernan, a risk advisor in Queensland submits the following advice. See attached.

Play Ausrtralia recommends that any item of play equipment being considered for purchase on line should conform with relevant Australian Standards for Play Equipment.

Connecting with Nature - the health benefits

Why do we feel so good when we lie down in the grass on a spring day? Why are doctors now handing out 'green prescriptions'? How do green spaces help in the healing process? And what has this got to do with learning?

After the outstanding success of our last seminar "Inspiring Nature Play" on 3 June, the Victorian Child and Nature Connection is excited to announce our second mini-seminar … See attached

Connecting with Nature - the Health Benefits

When: Friday 28th October 2011, 9.15-12.30 pm

Where: Mueller Hall (enter via Gate F)

Call for Presentations from KPV

KPV in partnership with Gowrie Victoria invites submissions from people interested in presenting seminars and/or workshops at the 2012 Early Childhood Education Conference in Melbourne. The conference brings together over 700 early childhood educators from birth to the early years of school.

Download the proposal form here.