Play Australia Membership Directory
a_space Australia Pty Ltd
a_space is a leading designer and Australian manufacturer of commercial playground and outdoor fitness equipment. We exist to enhance the health and wellbeing of people of all ages and abilities across communities through creating environments that enable people to play and exercise freely in exciting, challenging, engaging and connected ways.
To support and enhance opportunities for communities to lead healthy and active lifestyles.
Activity Playgrounds designs, manufactures and installs playgrounds and shade structures.
To help support healthy and active lifestyles to all Australians.
To help support healthy and active lifestyles to all Australians.
Austek Play is a commercial playground company specialising in new & exciting playground design, supply & installation! With the most comprehensive and innovative playground equipment options available in Australia, we aim to encourage, motivate and inspire children of all ages and abilities to get outside and play!
We believe the value of learning through play is part of healthy childhood development.
Bark King P/L
Manufacturers of a extensive range of garden mulch, barks and soil. Manufacturers of Certified playground mulch - Softplay that meets all current AS Standards.
To keep in touch about changes in the learning field of play.
The team at Blade Recreation have an extensive history in the Outdoor Recreation sector. We are at the forefront of the market as a supplier of Recreational Products including Bouldering Units, Sporting Goals, Drinking Fountains, Playground Equipment, Outdoor Furniture and more.
We like to keep abreast of what is going on in the industry.
Advice, Design Services, Strategic Planning and Advocacy Support for Play and Play Environments
Play Australia membership is essential to connect with and participate in all things 'play' happening nationally.
Choose Safety Pty Ltd
Choose Safety is qualified to conduct Level 3 Comprehensive Playground Inspections as required by AS4685. Choose Safety is also able to conduct surface attenuation impact (drop) testing for playground soft fall areas, for compliance to AS4422. Choose Safety does not install or manage playgrounds, so our service is fully independent.
It is important to maintain membership with relevant industry associations to help maintain current industry knowledge.
I am a sport, recreation and community planner with qualifications in recreation and community engagement. I prepare a wide variety of strategies including play strategies, sport and recreation strategies, trails strategies, etc. I also undertake community engagement for many companies.
To keep up to date with all things related to play.
We are a company that specialises in designing and building play spaces and equipment with a natural aesthetic. We use natural materials and native plantings to create spaces specific to the surrounding environment.
To connect with other professionals within the industry, obtain advice and keep up to date with information regarding play.
Gavin Fairbrother, Physical Activity Consultant
Gavin is a health promotion consultant with broad expertise including strategic policy & planning, community & stakeholder engagement, and project management. Subject matter expertise in physical activity includes a special interest in unstructured outdoor play, walking and cycling strategies. Currently project managing the 1000 Play Streets campaign in South Australia.
To support Play Australia’s strategic plan and to learn from a diverse network of play advocates.
Greenedge Design Consultants
We are registered landscape architects that have specialist expertise in PLAY SPACE DESIGN, NATURE PLAY, SPORT AND RECREATIONAL PLANNING AND EDUCATIONAL OUTDOOR SPACE DESIGN. We have appropriate qualifications in playground safety / certification suitable to self-certify playground design.
We are passionate about designing play spaces that cater for the needs of today's child.
Hercules Playground Auditing
Auditing and surface testing of playgrounds, recreational and sporting areas. Very experienced in the design, installation and maintenance of all facilities and equipment. Examination of design for likely compliance, project management and final certification as required. Always professional reliable and easy to deal with.
Information relating to standards, access to current trends and practices, contacts with others in the industry.
The Imagination Play Team are leading producers and providers of play equipment, fitness stations and services. Collectively we provide quality, innovative products and services across Australia and Oceania.
Proud members of PRAV since last millennium and even prouder as PLAY Australia are now our true peak National advocacy organisation.
JF Studio Pty Ltd
JF Studio is an award-winning practice in Melbourne. We provide landscape architectural services for public projects including play spaces. At JF Studio, we consider play as an important journey in everyone's life and promotes inclusive play for all abilities and all ages.
We would like to be part of the big industry community and share our ideas and experiences.
Keep Safe P/L
KeepSafe P/L was formed in 2013 provides assessments & tailored advice for play spaces & exercise facilities. With 18 years of various assessment experience, we use our training & personal experience of various real life scenarios to assist in providing an environment which is as safe as practically possible. We offer a comprehensive range of services throughout South Australia and can provide an introduction to fellow organisations in other states for both public and private sectors.
2013 a client suggested I spread my company focus into playgrounds, exercise, recreation .In 2014 I helped start PASA to evolve.
We help create strong and positive childhood memories through indoor and outdoor play
We support the leading industry advocacy for children's play
Unlock your imaginations with KOMPAN Australia, as we collaboratively idealise and construct world-class recreational spaces, that create a sense of place and identity, and that will motivate magical play and stimulating outdoor activities for all ages and abilities. KOMPAN’s expertise lies in playgrounds, outdoor fitness, custom design and street furniture.
To have the opportunity to create healthier and happier Australian communities in collaboration with other industry specialists.
Lark Industries P/L
We are a family owned & operated Australian business and one of the leading suppliers of multi-generational play & exercise equipment nationally. We boast a wide range of interactive, senior-specific and destination-level play, sport and exercise solutions and offer the freedom to either tailor an existing product to your specific requirements or to develop an entirely new and unique solution for your project.
Our vision is to create visually exciting outdoor spaces that inspire everyone in the community to move and play for life.
MJ Playgrounds is Australia’s number one indoor play equipment manufacturer providing a number of services and indoor play equipment to the Indoor Soft Contained Play Industry, Outdoor Playground Industry as well as the Short and Long Term hire industry throughout Australia and internationally.
Monkey Play Mobile Playground
At Monkey Play we are here to provide you with the option to hire our mobile play centre and/or toddler soft play equipment. The play centre can be easily setup and dismantled by our hassle-free staff at your chosen location, whether it be within the comfort of your own home, function centre, park (permit required), or fundraiser, etc.
Nature Based Play
Nature Based Play designs and constructs natural and imaginative play environments, as Nature Playgrounds and Discovery Spaces that stimulate creative play. We also specialise in community collaborative design and construction projects.
To keep in touch with the 'Play' movement, and contribute to maintaining valuable play opportunities for children.
Proudly Australian owned & made. For new, refurbished, or completely customised play spaces, Omnitech’s design team, in-house fabricators & installation crew have you covered. Not only do Omnitech Playgrounds manufacture and produce a great range of equipment right here in our factory in Somerton, Melbourne we also stock a complete range of Ausplay and Omnitech spare parts. Omnitech Playgrounds also offer the complete after service experience including inspections, maintenance and refurbishments
To stay connected with the play industry and the standards and information.
Parkitect Australia Pty Ltd
Exclusive importer & distributor of the award-winning European Modular Pumptrack system. Specialising in modular pump tracks, Parkitect Australia provide free custom track designs to perfectly suit your budget & space. Parkitect modules are pre-engineered & certified, which helps to significantly reduce project costs & provide the fastest return on investment, while the guaranteed geometry offers the most proven fun riding experience for all wheels, all ages, all abililities, in all seasons.
Parkitect Australia supports Play Australia to keep up to date with latest developments in the industry and to have the opportunity to collaborate with other industry specialists. Pump tracks are a relatively new recreational - play - riding facility in Australia and already the enormous health, social and economic benefits Modular Pumptracks are having on communities, businesses and the wellbeing of Australians is outstanding. Helping get more Australians having fun, playing outside every day
Exclusive Importer and Distributor of the Parkitect Modular Pumptrack system
Play Force Pty Ltd
A family owned and operated business that, for over 15 years, has helped our customers deliver and maintain safe and enjoyable playgrounds across Australia. Our core services are Inspection, impact testing, maintenance and installation.
We understand the importance of play and how important it is to have a strong organisation advocating for it.
Proludic Pty Ltd
Proludic creates award-winning play equipment and playspaces throughout Australia for people of all ages and abilities. We design and build inclusive play and sports areas, nature-inspired and imaginative playgrounds, and multigenerational fitness areas that get every “body” moving. Our products and designs are innovative, functional and durable. We use sustainably sourced, recyclable materials that are perfectly suited to Australian conditions.
Proludic supports Play Australia to keep up to date with developments in the play and recreation sector. We strongly support the rights of children to play and the values of playing every day. Play Australia shares supportive information about the benefits of play and helpful resources for those working in the recreation sector.
The Community Collaborative
We focus on delivering community-focused planning solutions to clients ranging from national and state sporting associations to local clubs, state government departments to local councils, private industry to not-for-profit groups. We specialise in sport, recreation, health, social policy and urban planning, but can pull together a team for any project!
To share, learn and stay up to date with industry trends, and ultimately promote the role of ‘play’ in community planning.
The Play Works
Established in 1984, The Play Works designs, manufactures and installs a wide range of playground equipment. Unique pieces for bespoke playspaces are a big proportion of our work, as are also natural timber components and waterplay elements for nature based playgrounds.
Play is essential to all child development; we applaud the values and goals of Play Australia's advocacy for this vital purpose.
WillPlay is an Australian manufacturer of play and fitness equipment. We offer a complete package service from design to manufacture and installation. Through the use of premium materials and recycled plastics, we offer a full coastal spec product that is 100% recyclable at end of life.
To support the growth and development of play and outdoor activity in all sectors of the community.
Sector: University or TAFE
Barbara Chancellor - Outdoor Playspace Consultancy
Barbara researches children's outdoor play in school playgrounds, public open spaces and early childhood settings. She has local and international research collaborations focusing on children and outdoor play and regularly publishes and presents her work in local and international forums.
Being a member of PA has connected me with many play industry people who have enriched my understanding of the play sector.
My teaching enables me to share the importance of play in children's lives with pre-service teachers. Through the 'Outdoor Playspace Consultancy' I work with designers, local government and educators to explore ways to meet children's play needs.
Sector: Local Government
Blacktown City Council
Council's Recreation Planning & Design team develops the designs, planning and projects required to deliver landscape architecture, active and passive recreation infrastructure across the city. We work with stakeholders to deliver Council and community recreation initiatives across the LGA and wider Greater Sydney region.
The goals of Play Australia tie in with the strategies and goals of Council.
Recreation Planning & Design
Colac Otway Shire Council
Recreation and Open Space
Launceston City Council
Asset management, condition rating, safety inspections, compliance
Utilisation of knowledge base
Moreland City Council
Moreland City Council recognises the importance of play in supporting children’s healthy development. We work hard to create safe, well considered, sustainable spaces for people of all ages to play.
Moreland City Council's strategic objectives align with Play Australia's. We advocate for the importance of play everyday.
Open Space Design & Development
Sector: Early Childhood Sector
Coburg Children's Centre Inc.
Long Day Care, Kindergarten and Bush Kinder in a nature based setting, incorporating a range of sustainable practices.
To support the vision and play mission of Play Australia. To resource and be resourced by the outdoor play community.
Combined Preschools of Southern Grampians Inc
We are an Early Years Management organisation responsible for service delivery of eight kindergarten across the Southern Grampians shire.
To ensure we have access to the latest information and industry standards for playgrounds in early childhood education settings
We are an early childhood education setting that positions play at the heart of our work
to advocate for play and learning through play
Monash Community Family Co-operative Ltd
Early Childhood Education: Preschool & Long day care
For information and advice supporting our outdoor play environment.
Sector: Community Organisation or Peak Body
SunSmart - Cancer Council Victoria
Support, information and advice re: sun protection, skin cancer prevention and SunSmart outdoor play to reduce UV exposure and maximise outdoor fun.
To learn about, share ideas and support the value of outdoor play in a SunSmart way.