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 and guidelines for inclusivity. 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.
- Independent review to the following Australian standards and guidelines:
AS 4685 Playground equipment and surfacing
AS 4422 Playground surfacing
AS 1428 Design for access and mobility
- Written report which outlines:
Identified non-compliances to Australian standards relating to playgrounds and recommendations on how to rectify;
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 and inclusivity.
- 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 the Playground Advisory Unit to make a booking on 02 9845 0890 or complete the online Expression of Interest form.
Everyone Can Play
Everyone Can Play is a best practice resource for councils, community leaders, landscape architects and passionate local residents. It is a reference guide for creating world-class playspaces, designed to include everyone in the community.
At the heart of Everyone Can Play is the declaration that play is for everyone – regardless of age, ability or cultural background.
Follow the three principles of Everyone Can Play, Can I Get There, Can I Play and Can I Stay to create more inclusive playspaces in your area.