News: Play

New Auckland playground design inspired by Helensville’s timber history and stream

The design of Auckland’s new Cabeleigh Playground celebrates Helensville’s timber history, with trees, logs and wooden play equipment incorporated into a nature-based theme,…

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Apr 27, 2020 Design / Parks / Play / Recreation /


NSW Government to spend $20 million on public spaces in Sydney’s inner west

The NSW Government has announced that it is to spend $20 million to create new public spaces and cycle paths in Sydney's inner west. The funding, from the NSW Government’s…

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Apr 25, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation /


Play Australia highlights children’s health matters to World Health Organization

With many families experiencing home isolation and physical distancing, Play Australia has advised that it is increasingly concerned about the impact this is having on children’s…

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Apr 24, 2020 Play / Recreation / Wellness /


Randwick Council amends Coronavirus closures to make beaches available for exercise

Randwick City Council’s beaches including Coogee, Maroubra and Clovelly Beaches will be made available for exercise purposes only as of today Monday 20th April 2020. All Randwick…

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Apr 20, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation / Safety / Wellness /


Wagga Wagga Riverside rejuvenation to include event spaces and adventure playgrounds

Wagga Wagga City Council has commenced clearing the site for Stage 2 of the Riverside Redevelopment which will include food and beverage outlets, event spaces, and an aquatic and…

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Apr 19, 2020 Environment / Events / Parks / Play / Recreation /


PLA cancels National Conference and all events

Parks and Leisure Australia has announced that it has cancelled its 2020 National Conference and all of its other planned events "due to the escalation of COVID-19". In…

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Apr 8, 2020 Events / Marketing / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Christchurch Council releases video on park safety during COVID-19

Christchurch City Council are keen for everyone to be able to enjoy their parks safely and as such has released a video highlighting what is required by Council park visitors during…

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Apr 6, 2020 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation / Safety /


ActiveXchange outlines four activities for operators to undertake during Coronavirus shutdown

Industry data analytics experts ActiveXchange have shared suggestions on what businesses across all sectors of the industry might look to do while shutdown during the Coronavirus…

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Mar 31, 2020 Aquatics / Fitness / Play / Recreation / Sport /


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