News: Play

ACT Government opens applications for the 2020 Nature Play Grants program

Grants of up to $15,000 under the ACT Government’s Nature Play Grants program - designed to provide financial assistance to eligible organisations, programs and initiatives to…

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Feb 28, 2020 Environment / Fitness / Parks / Play / Recreation /


The City of Ballarat partners with community bank to create new play space

The City of Ballarat has partnered with the Buninyong and District Community Bank to create a new play space designed specifically for toddlers at De Soza Park, Buninyong. The $60,000…

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Feb 15, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation /


West Tamar Council looks for consultants input on future of Riverside Aquatic Centre

Mindful that its Riverside Aquatic Centre is close to reaching the end of its useful life and will require replacement (or extensive upgrades to the pools, water slide and associated…

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Feb 13, 2020 Aquatics / Consultants / Play / Recreation /


City of Geelong looks to expand wetlands access

Having last year acquired the 500-hectare Sparrovale wetlands, the City of Greater Geelong is looking to expand public access to the area under an innovative project. The future…

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Feb 1, 2020 Environment / Play /


Perth energises city spaces with basketball courts and imaginative activity areas

The City of Perth has turned an unused space on Wellington Street into an area of public amenity and vibrancy, with the new space between Barrack and Pier Streets including a three aside…

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Jan 31, 2020 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Brisbane’s $10 million playground at Northshore Hamilton attracts complaints from parents

The newly opened Hercules Street Park in Brisbane has attracted complaints from parents since its official opening on 10th January. Refurbished at a reported cost of $10 million…

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Jan 28, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation / Safety / Surfaces /


Mackay Regional Council develops new shared bike and pedestrian pathway, anticipates towering news play structure

Mackay Regional Council has commenced construction of a shared bike and pedestrian pathway that will link Mackay Harbour to the Mackay City Centre. The pathway will include four crossings…

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Jan 24, 2020 Aquatics / Environment / Play / Recreation /


New skate park opens in Geelong

The Northern Skate Park in Corio, a northern suburb of Geelong, has opened to the public offering about 520 metre² of skating space. Situated in Stead Park, on the corner of St…

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Jan 24, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation /


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