Play Australia Member Directory

Member Directory

A growing directory profiling the expertise, products and services available from our Members.

Play Australia Members come from diverse backgrounds including:

  • Urban Designers and Landscape Architects
  • Playground Designers and Manufacturers
  • Artists and Horticulturalists
  • Early Years and Schools
  • Researchers and Students
  • Local Government and State Government

Search our Member Directory to find support for your next play project in your State or Territory.


Sector Industry

Activity Playgrounds

About Us: Activity Playgrounds designs, manufactures and installs playgrounds and shade structures.
Why we are a Play Australia member
To help support healthy and active lifestyles to all Australians.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Manufacturer
To help support healthy and active lifestyles to all Australians.
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, SA, TAS, VIC

Austek Play

About Us: 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!
Why we are a Play Australia member
We believe the value of learning through play is part of healthy childhood development.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer, Play Strategist, Sport & Recreation Planner, Undersurfacing Supplier
States/Territories we support: NSW, NT, QLD

Auswide Landscape Solutions

About Us: Auswide Landscape Solutions creates and maintains imaginative and innovative play spaces and landscaping predominately for Childcare Centres Australia wide. The company that best understands our clients’ needs and delivers quality products.
Field/s of Work: Landscape Construction & Maintenance, Open Space Planner, Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Undersurfacing Supplier
Great advice, training & resources.
States/Territories we support: NSW, QLD, VIC
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Blade Recreation

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
We like to keep abreast of what is going on in the industry.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Manufacturer
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Bricolage Design

About Us: Advice, Design Services, Strategic Planning and Advocacy Support for Play and Play Environments
Why we are a Play Australia member
Play Australia membership is essential to connect with and participate in all things 'play' happening nationally.
Field/s of Work: Landscape Architect
States/Territories we support: VIC

Choose Safety Pty Ltd

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
It is important to maintain membership with relevant industry associations to help maintain current industry knowledge.
Field/s of Work: Risk Assessor
States/Territories we support: SA

Educated by Nature

About Us: Educated by Nature provides learning experiences in a variety of natural spaces to facilitate connection to self, nature and community. Educated by Nature provides incursions, professional learning workshops, consulting services & school holiday programs.
Why we are a Play Australia member
Play is one of Educated by Nature's 8 Core Values and we seek ways to advocate for play and embed play in our programs. Being a member of Play Australia is another way for Educated by Nature to demonstrate our commitment to a child's right to play.
Field/s of Work: Education and Care, Play Strategist, Programs
States/Territories we support: WA

Gavin Fairbrother, Physical Activity Consultant

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
To support Play Australia’s strategic plan and to learn from a diverse network of play advocates.
Field/s of Work: Play Strategist, Policy Maker, Programs
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
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Greenedge Design Consultants

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
We are passionate about designing play spaces that cater for the needs of today's child.
Field/s of Work: Landscape Architect, Open Space Planner, Sport & Recreation Planner
States/Territories we support: NSW, QLD

Hercules Playground Auditing

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
Information relating to standards, access to current trends and practices, contacts with others in the industry.
Field/s of Work: Open Space Planner, Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer, Play Strategist, Risk Assessor
States/Territories we support: TAS

Imagination Play

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
Proud members of PRAV since last millennium and even prouder as PLAY Australia are now our true peak National advocacy organisation.
Field/s of Work: Architect, Artist, Landscape Architect, Open Space Planner, Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer, Play Strategist, Risk Assessor, Sport & Recreation Planner, Undersurfacing Supplier, Urban Designer
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Jellystone Designs

About Us: Jellystone Designs is an innovative industry leader creating functional, safe and fun silicone teethers, toys and oral input devices.
Why we are a Play Australia member
We are strong defenders and believers in the right of every child to experience play that is full of colour, movement, tactile delight, and the joy of discovery.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Manufacturer
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Keep Safe P/L

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
2013 a client suggested I spread my company focus into playgrounds, exercise, recreation .In 2014 I helped start PASA to evolve.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Strategist, Risk Assessor
States/Territories we support: SA, VIC

Kidzspace

About Us: We help create strong and positive childhood memories through indoor and outdoor play
Why we are a Play Australia member
We support the leading industry advocacy for children's play
Field/s of Work: Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer, Risk Assessor, Undersurfacing Supplier
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

KOMPAN Australia Pty Ltd

About Us: As a global leader in play and fitness, KOMPAN creates happier and healthier Australian communities with high-quality outdoor equipment. Backed by its Research Institutes, KOMPAN ensures people of all ages and abilities can play, exercise, grow and learn.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Lark Industries P/L

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
Our vision is to create visually exciting outdoor spaces that inspire everyone in the community to move and play for life.
Field/s of Work: Open Space Planner, Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer, Play Strategist, Risk Assessor, Sport & Recreation Planner
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Monkey Play Mobile Playground

About Us: 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.
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States/Territories we support: NSW

Nature Based Play

About Us: Design and construction of bespoke Nature Play Spaces in Western Australia for children and people of all ages to enjoy. Specialising in community collaborative projects.
Why we are a Play Australia member
to keep abreast of changes and updates within the industry and to support the Nature Play movement
Field/s of Work: Landscape Architect, Play Space Manufacturer
States/Territories we support: WA

Omnitech Playgrounds

About Us: 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
Why we are a Play Australia member
To stay connected with the play industry and the standards and information.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer
States/Territories we support: SA, TAS, VIC

Petal Group / Matthew Davies, Matthew Ledgar

About Us: Focusing on the east and south east of Melbourne, director’s Matthew Ledgar and Matthew Davies diverse background in Landscaping and Commercial delivery of major projects, provides a unique combination. The Petal Group make their number one priority to e
Why we are a Play Australia member
Petal Group is an experienced landscaper / small commercial builder, focusing on delivering playgrounds, parks for schools and councils, we see the benefit in the information and training available from being associated with Play Australia.
Field/s of Work: Horticulturalist, Open Space Planner, Play Space Manufacturer
States/Territories we support: VIC

Play Force Pty Ltd

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
We understand the importance of play and how important it is to have a strong organisation advocating for it.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Risk Assessor, Undersurfacing Supplier
States/Territories we support: QLD

Repurpose It

About Us: Repurpose It makes premium quality, sustainable landscaping materials. Soft Play® playground mulch is a playground under surface material designed to meet Australian Standard AS/NZS 4422 Our Softplay® playground mulch is a soft feel, cushioning mulch.
Why we are a Play Australia member
We want to support the needs for all playground installers and stay connected with the industry.
Field/s of Work: Undersurfacing Supplier
States/Territories we support: VIC

Softfall Pty Ltd

About Us: Our aim is to provide quality playground surfacing to a variety of sectors. The company has operated for 40 years and has kept up to date with new surfacing materials, installation and trends in playground and sports surfacing design.
Why we are a Play Australia member
Being a Play Australia member keeps us in touch with the industry players and informed of changes to relevant Australian Standards.
Field/s of Work: Undersurfacing Supplier
Installation of playground surfacing.
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW

The Playground Inspector

About Us: Playground surface testing, compliance reporting and safety auditing of children’s playgrounds. Professional and independent of surface installers and suppliers. Our aim is to ensure the safety of children in playgrounds by inspecting the integrity of the play equipment, and the compliance of the surface under and around this equipment.
Why we are a Play Australia member
To keep abreast of current playground knowledge and pending revisions to relevant Australian Standards through this network of professionals.
Field/s of Work: Risk Assessor
Independent playground surface testing
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW

Urban Play

About Us: Our mission is create a space that will ignite a lifelong passion for play and empower those who use our play space to live stronger, healthier and more playful lives. We are one of the most reputable playground and fitness suppliers in Australia, having completed over 7,000 spaces.
Why we are a Play Australia member
To work with the play industry to create spaces that ignite a lifelong passion for play and empower Australians to live happier & healthier lives.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer, Play Strategist, Undersurfacing Supplier
States/Territories we support: NT, QLD

WillPlay

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
To support the growth and development of play and outdoor activity in all sectors of the community.
Field/s of Work: Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Play Space Manufacturer, Undersurfacing Supplier
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Sector Local Government

Blacktown City Council

About Us: 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.
Why we are a Play Australia member
The goals of Play Australia tie in with the strategies and goals of Council.
Field/s of Work: Architect, Landscape Architect, Open Space Planner, Play Strategist, Programs, Sport & Recreation Planner, Urban Designer
Recreation Planning & Design
States/Territories we support: NSW

Maribyrnong City Council

About Us:
Why we are a Play Australia member
We fully support Play Australia's vision of healthy and connected communities through the promoting the value of play for all.
Field/s of Work: Open Space Planner, Play Strategist, Policy Maker, Sport & Recreation Planner
Recreation and Open Space
States/Territories we support: VIC

Sector University or TAFE

Centre for Sport and Social Impact at La Trobe University

About Us: Centre for Sport and Social Impact offers consultancy and research services around play, physical activity, physical literacy, sport, program and policy development and evaluation, and communicating the value and impact of sport, recreation, and play.
Why we are a Play Australia member
Play is so important for the development of physical literacy and lifelong physical activity. We see that being part of the solution to physical inactivity means being a part of many different conversations, and play is a very important conversation!
Field/s of Work: Policy Maker, Programs, Researcher
States/Territories we support: NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
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Sector Schools

Clare Walton

About Us: I work with schools, councils and community organisations to design and implement child-led art projects based on measured risky play to promote children's active citizenship and help them to break down their social barriers.
Field/s of Work: Artist
States/Territories we support: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Sector Early Childhood Sector

Combined Preschools of Southern Grampians Inc

About Us: We are an Early Years Management organisation responsible for service delivery of eight kindergarten across the Southern Grampians shire.
Why we are a Play Australia member
To ensure we have access to the latest information and industry standards for playgrounds in early childhood education settings
Field/s of Work: Education and Care
States/Territories we support: VIC

Craig Family Centre

About Us: Kindergarten, sessional care and Neighbourhood house
Why we are a Play Australia member
To ensure we have up to date information on playgrounds, OH&S issues
Field/s of Work: Education and Care
States/Territories we support: VIC

Sector Community Organisation or Peak Body

Kidsafe SA

About Us: The Kidsafe SA Playground Advisory Unit (PAU) provides a range of services including play safety advice, review of plans service, site consultations, comprehensive playground inspections, drop testing services, nationally accredited playground training.
Why we are a Play Australia member
Kidsafe SA as a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to preventing unintentional injury in children work with like-minded organisations such as Play Australia to make play fun and safe for children.
Field/s of Work: Education and Care, Play Space Maintenance and/or Installation, Risk Assessor
States/Territories we support: SA