Kidsafe NSW promotes child injury prevention and education in an effort to preserve and protect the lives of our children.

Review of Plans Service

Kidsafe NSW promotes the importance of children experiencing and learning about risk through safe, creative play. The expert team at Kidsafe NSW provides a Review of Plans service to assist designers and playground operators to create playgrounds that offer a balance between safety, challenge, natural elements and sculpture. Submit your playground plans to the PAU for assessment against the Australian Standards for playgrounds. This is a great method to gain advice regarding compliance prior to the commencement of works.

Review of playground plans will provide organisations with a written report. The report itemises identified areas of potential non-conformance and provides practical design solutions.

The benefits:

-Independent review to the following Australian standards:

  • AS 4685 Playground Equipment and surfacing
  • AS/NZS 4422 Playground surfacing
  • AS/NZS 4486 Playgrounds and playground equipment Part 1 Development, installation, inspection, maintenance and operation

-Written report which includes:

  • Recommendations on how to rectify non-conformances;

-Suggestions on recommended ‘best practice’ based on the diverse knowledge held by the Kidsafe NSW team and current research and trends on safe, creative play

-Report can be used to support applications for funding and playground improvement/upgrade

-Obtain Kidsafe NSW advice with regard to custom designed elements, natural playspaces and sculptural elements


Call 02 9845 0890 for more information.