A Playground is a structured children's play area containing play equipment.

Playgrounds are typically found in parks.


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Equipment Checklist

Playgrounds are typically made up of one or more of the following components:

Award Winning Playgrounds

  • Booran Reserve in Glen Eira received the award for best playground in the 2017 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Industry Awards.*

Related Pages


The following people have indicated (via the Local Government Collaboration Topics Survey) that they have an interest and/or expertise in the topic of 'Playgrounds' and are willing to collaborate with their peers at other councils to identify challenges and resources relating to the topic and to look for ways to work together to overcome any challenges that are identified.


The following site members have contributed to this page:

Council Websites

  1. Whittlesea
  2. Hume
  3. Darebin
  4. Mildura
  5. Nillumbik
  6. Glen Eira

Other External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. 15 Amazing Playgrounds form all over the world
  3. Google Search
  4. Booran Reserve, Glen Eira
  5. Australian Playground Standards - Kidsafe Victoria
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