News: Play

New Zealand introduces updated playground standards

Standards New Zealand has introduced a new standard for playground equipment and surfacing - updating the earlier 2004 version. NZS 5828:2015 Playground equipment and surfacing applies to…

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Dec 12, 2016 Legal / Play / Recreation / Safety /


Inflatable waterparks the ‘big thing’ of the summer

Looking at trends for the leisure industry, aquatic play, already a popular activity, looks set to be the ‘big thing’ of the peak summer months and 2016/17 school holidays.…

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Dec 7, 2016 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Waterparks /


Redefining the original Livvi’s Place

The Livvi’s Place inclusive playground in the Sydney suburb of Five Dock - the original playground established by the Touched by Olivia Foundation and the former Canada Bay City…

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Dec 5, 2016 Access / Parks / Play /


Logan City Council activity strategies boost participation

With a young, multicultural population - boosted by interstate and international migration – the City of Logan in South East Queensland is one of the fastest growing areas in…

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Dec 1, 2016 Aquatics / Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Sydney Eastern Suburbs park enhanced with skate park and inclusive playground

The opening of a new skatepark and inclusive children’s playground has transformed Randwick City Council’s Chifley Sports Reserve over the past 12 months. The additions are…

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Nov 27, 2016 Access / Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Gold Coast Council looks for operators of Commercial Aquatic Recreational Activities

The City of Gold Coast is to issue an ‘Invitation to Offer’ for the Operation of Commercial Aquatic Recreational Activities on Council controlled sites. Following the success…

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Nov 24, 2016 Attractions / Play / Recreation / Waterparks /


YMCA appointed to manage the Fleurieu Aquatic Centre

Following a national tender process, the Fleurieu Regional Aquatic Centre Authority (FRACA) has appointed YMCA South Australia to manage the Fleurieu Aquatic Centre which is scheduled to…

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Nov 15, 2016 Aquatics / Play / Recreation /


Innovative Christchurch playground wins NZRA Outstanding Project Award

Named the recipient of New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) 2016 Outstanding Project award, the Tākaro ā Poi/Margaret Mahy Family Playground in Christchurch was recognised as an…

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Nov 14, 2016 Marketing / Parks / Play / Recreation /


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Anti Wave

Anti Wave International is the original suppliers of top performance swim, aquatic sports, leisure and pool programming equipment. Founded in 1971, Anti Wave International is proud of its…

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Aquatics / Play / Sport



Playrope Aqua-Fun, are the Australian & New Zealand exclusive distributors for Vortex Aquatic Structures International, the world leader in aquatic playgrounds and urban water landscapes.…

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Aquatics / Attractions / Parks / Play / Recreation



Goplay designs and manufactures specialised playground equipment for indoor play centres, hotels, food chains, clubs and resorts. If our years of experience and dedication have taught us one thing,…

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a_space recreation pty ltd

a_space is an established provider of playground and outdoor fitness equipment Australia wide. We have been designing and constructing high quality, commercial playground equipment in Australia since…

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Parks / Play / Recreation


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