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Autumn Online Learning Series

We have three types of online sessions:

Open to Play Australia Members Only

Join with experts globally to hear them informally discuss topical issues in play, risk and play space development.

Available to Full Benefits Members only.

Join with our panel of experts to discuss the latest Australian Standards and topical issues in risk management of play spaces.

Open to the General Public - Members and Non-Members.

Our Special Events respond to the needs of the day, particularly to build our play advocacy.


Join us for a conversation with Mary Jeavons of Jeavons Landscape Architecture and Fiona Robbe of Fiona Robbe Landscape Architects on Nature Play - what it is & what it isn’t

Nature play is a hot topic in playspace conversation today. Mary and Fiona will unpack what it is, and what it isn’t!


Thursday 6 May 2021

11:00am-12:00pm MEL, SYD, CBR, HBA, BNE, (AEST)

10:30am-11:30am ADL, DRW (ACST)

9:00am-10:00am PER (AWST)

Free event open to the general public -
Members
and Non-Members welcome.

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Join us for a conversation with Pierre who will explain how Australia is embracing a new physical literacy definition and standard nationally, which begs the question …is this “play” rebranded?

Pierre Comis Co-Chair, Physical Literacy Special Interest Group at Australasian Society for Physical Activity


Thursday 13 May 2021

11:00am-12:00pm MEL, SYD, CBR, HBA, BNE, (AEST)

10:30am-11:30am ADL, DRW (ACST)

9:00am-10:00am PER (AWST)

Cost: FREE for Play Australia Members Only.
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Join us for a conversation with John Rayner who will discuss the importance of planting in the development of quality outdoor playspaces in the 21st century.

John Rayner Associate Professor, Director of Urban Horticulture at University of Melbourne


Thursday 20 May 2021

11:00am-12:00pm MEL, SYD, CBR, HBA, BNE, (AEST)

10:30am-11:30am ADL, DRW (ACST)

9:00am-10:00am PER (AWST)

Cost: FREE for Play Australia Members Only.
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Join us for a conversation with David who will discuss the origin and projects of Australia Standards CS-101 Sports and recreational facilities and equipment from its formation in 2004 to the present day. Of particular interest to Play Australia members will be fitness equipment, skateboards and soccer goal posts.

David Eager Professor of Risk Management and Injury Prevention at University of Technology Sydney.


Thursday 27 May 2021

11:00am-12:00pm MEL, SYD, CBR, HBA, BNE, (AEST)

10:30am-11:30am ADL, DRW (ACST)

9:00am-10:00am PER (AWST)

Cost: FREE for Play Australia Members on a Full Benefits Package only.
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Matt will outline the steps Blacktown City Council is taking to support improved play outcomes for young people across their City as well as reflecting on learnings along the way. Following his presentation we will also receive expert commentary from Aaron and Mark.

Matthew O’Connor Manager Recreation Planning and Design, Blacktown City Council

Aaron Wallis, Playce Pty Ltd

Mark Donnellan Open Space Planning & Design, City Strategy, City of Yarra


Thursday 3 June 2021

11:00am-12:00pm MEL, SYD, CBR, HBA, BNE, (AEST)

10:30am-11:30am ADL, DRW (ACST)

9:00am-10:00am PER (AWST)

Cost: FREE for Play Australia Members Only.
Click here to become a Member today.

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