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Early Years Series - Tania Moloney - Self Care for Educators 22 August 2022

Submitted by karenwilliams on Wed, 08/24/2022 - 09:48



© Nurture in Nature Australia 2012 - Present


Leaf Meditation is a wonderful practice for us all to experience, each time you go onto

Country. It helps you to be present, connect deeply with the space, and notice the stories of

this Country that your leaf has to share with you.

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Member Survey Findings 2022

Submitted by karenwilliams on Thu, 08/04/2022 - 13:04

Play Australia is now two years into our five-year game plan to build a healthier Australia through play.

Importantly, we continue to be a proud Member organisation and our Annual Member Survey is our key mechanism to engage with you and reflect on how well we’re servicing needs, to inform future focus.

We thank our Members who participated in the survey, we had 73 responses this year, including a range of organisations from all across Australia.

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NZ Impacts of the first year of COVID-19 on physical activity

Submitted by karenwilliams on Thu, 05/19/2022 - 14:19

Sport NZ has published a study into the impact of the COVID-19 which shows the pandemic has severely affected participation in physical activity across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Sport NZ, together with academics from Victoria University of Wellington, conducted the study following a series of surveys of between 2,500- 4,500 adults (18 years and older) between April 2020 and April 2021.

Read key findings here.