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


SchoolThe Playground Advisory Unit (PAU) is available to schools for inspection, maintenance, design and planning advice for existing and new playspaces. Please do not hesitate to contact the PAU on 02 9845 0890.




 Publications and Resources

Publications and resources available to assist playspace owners regarding playground safety and design:

  • Plants for Playspaces

Click here to order a publication.

Shade Requirements for Schools

Providing adequate shade is an important element in any school's sun protection strategy. Contact the Cancer Council NSW for information and resources including policy guidelines, classroom activities, and information for teachers and parents.

Playing Safe


Playing Safe - Guidelines for the installation and maintenance of playground equipment in NSW government schools. NB: School communities can access this information within schools using the DET staff portal.
NB: Currently under review.



Click here to view the Kidsafe 2014 Playspace Design Awards winning entries for schools.

Visit The Federation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSW website.