Kidsafe NSW Inc. Newsletter
January 2015
29 Jan 2015

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Welcome to 2015

Following a busy year which included the release of the revised AS 4685 and the Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards, the team (Angela, Bev and myself) are excitedly preparing activities and events for 2015. 

Kay Lockhart
Kay Lockhart
Angela Marton  and  Bev Boland
Angela Marton and Bev Boland

Playground Inspection Services

The Kidsafe NSW Playground Advisory Unit conducts Comprehensive Playground Inspections on existing, newly constructed and refurbished playgrounds. Inspections are conducted for local government, education and care services, schools and private businesses. 


Workshop

IS YOUR PLAYGROUND UP TO STANDARD?
Playground Safety and Inspection Workshop

Wednesday 10th March 2015
Wenty Leagues Club
Smith Street
Wentworthville NSW 2144
8:30am-3.30pm
$190 pp
 


Regional Visits 2015

As part of our commitment to areas throughout NSW, please find below the planned regional visits for 2015. Registrations for workshops will open in early 2015. 


Playground Tour

Kidsafe NSW in partnership with Parks and Leisure Australia NSW/ACT (PLA) and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) presents:

Outdoor Health and Fitness in Parks
 


Head and Neck Entrapment

Care should be taken to ensure that spaces within play equipment do not present as a head and neck entrapment hazard. Head and neck entrapment refers to a space where a child can fall feet first through a gap which is too narrow for their head to pass through. 


Playspace Pick

Plough and Harrow Play Area – Western Sydney Parklands

Western Sydney Parklands has created an exciting playground at its Plough and Harrow site, Elizabeth Drive, Cecil Hills. The playground has been developed to provide a wide variety of challenging, nature based play opportunities for children of all ages. 


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