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South Australia is closing roads to help get kids outside and playing

Check out Channel 9 News Adelaide showing neighbours having fun on their local streets, click here: https://fb.watch/5kFm9i9YEI/ and listen to Mayor Jill Whitaker on ABC Adelaide Breakfast talking #1000PlayStreets and about how children can come out and play on their local street, meet their neighbours, how families can work together and connect with their community. The Campbelltown City Council with support from the Government of South Australia's Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR) have taken #1000PlayStreets onboard and the local com

Media Release from the Hon Cory Wingard MP

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.

Read the full Release as a PDF download here.

1000 Play Streets radio interview on Adelaide 5AA with Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing's CE Kylie Taylor and Campbelltown City Council CEO Paul Di Iulio

With a goal to increase physical activity levels in SA (currently only 58% of us meet physical activity requirements of at least 150 minutes a week), Kylie and Paul discuss how the South Australian Government program Game On aims to help increase this figure to 62% in 5 years, and again to 66% in 10 years.

https://ourstatesouthaustralia.buzzsprout.com/282170/6195886-02-11-20-158-game-on-getting-south-australia-moving

 

$3 million to make sport and recreation more accessible in South Australia

Play Australia receives a share of the South Australian Government’s 2020-21 Sport and Recreation Development and Inclusion Program (SRDIP).

This funding is to support Play Australia’s '1000 Play Streets: Empowering a locally led model for our multicultural communities'.

Read more about the announcement on SA Premier Steve Marshall's website here.