Building a healthier Australia through Play!
Play Australia Media Releases and Interviews
A terrific interview with our Executive Director, Barb Champion on Radio 6PR about encouraging more children back into our streets and the 1000PlayStreets movement.
Play Australia is interviewed by Susie O’Brien from the Melbourne Herald Sun to encourage people to reclaim their suburban streets for play.
With the recent release of the Australian Physical Literacy Framework developed by Sport Australia, the Centre for Sport and Social Impact at La Trobe University, commissioned by Play Australia, have launched a new evidence review: “How Play Streets supports the development of physical literacy in children”.
"As we are emerging from our homes post COVID-19 and children are getting back to school, now is the perfect time to get our children walking there. But parents still seem hesitant to let them. This era of risk aversion by parents is creating problems for our children’s development.
Instead of being as safe as possible, children need to be as safe as necessary. Read More...