March 14, 2017
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The Rise of High-Rise Schools in Australia

Ever seen the movie the Fifth Element? Vision of a futuristic multi-levelled world where cars no longer drive with four […]
November 9, 2016
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Programming play environments…..is it always necessary?

I started to do some research this morning in searching for another unusual place to play for my blog series, […]
October 5, 2016
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What’s wrong with going outdoors?

I have recently been asked to tender on an early childhood project that includes both outdoor and indoor play spaces. By indoor […]
July 17, 2016
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Empathy and its influence on Duty of Care

In the past week the NSW government has shut down the Greyhound Racing industry in light of widespread overbreeding, injury, […]
May 17, 2016
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Why kids getting access to play in our neighbourhoods is important to our sense of community

Last week I applied for a travelling fellowship to do further research and study overseas in the area of Street […]
October 16, 2014
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Beyond the Bubble Wrap – New research findings from VicHealth

VicHealth have today announced the release of their new research report Beyond the Bubble Wrap; Understanding parents fears in allowing their […]
September 30, 2014
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A new urban ‘National Park’ in London…a good idea?

Its a novel idea, but one that I think has interesting legs. When we think of ‘national park’ we conjure […]
September 20, 2014
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Contested ‘Public Space’ – Skaters win in London

I have just been reading this morning an article in London’s ‘Guardian’ newspaper about plans for the re-development of Southbank’s […]
February 7, 2014
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Risk Benefit Assessment Guide for Australia

Play Australia has commissioned Bricolage Design to write a guide for local government and education on the benefits of risk […]
November 18, 2012
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Support 400 Trees and make Kinglake & Marysville green again!

This is a great new cause on Pozible. Help Colleen today make a difference to the environments around Kinglake and […]