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Everyone Can Play

Everyone Can Play

A guide to creating Inclusive Playspaces

Everyone Can Play

A guide to creating Inclusive Playspaces

What is 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.

Building on the principles of ‘Can I get there? Can I play? Can I stay?’ we are seeking feedback on the new chapters of Everyone Can Play: Nature Play, Place and Play and Water Play 

Join us in Albury, Orange, Port Macquarie, Parramatta or Canberra and hear about the progress of the Everyone Can Play Program, more about the new chapters and offer your feedback and input on the finalisation of the new chapters.

Children checking out insects

Our Principles

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Consider location, layout, adequate signage, wayfinding and accessibility to ensure everyone can find their way to, in and around the playspace. 

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No two playspaces are the same and little changes can make a big difference. 

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Consider these tips to make it easier for everyone to stay at the playspace for as long as they like.

Everyone Can Play guidelines

The Everyone Can Play guideline has transformed the way playspaces are planned, designed, delivered and managed. Following on from this success,  three new guidance chapters have been created. Expanding on the principles of ‘Can I get there? Can I play? Can I stay?’, the new have been developed with a focus on place, nature and water in play environments.

Everyone Can Play Guidelines booklet

Read the new chapters

Nature Play explores the way people engage with the natural environment. 

Place and Play is about incorporating local knowledge, materials, artists, plants, climates, cultures and stories into playspaces. 

Water Play is about interacting with water in a controlled environment. 

3,2,1… BLAST OFF with inclusive play!

Willoughby Council recently refurbished one of their community’s beloved playspaces at Muston Park, Chatswood. 
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Waitara Park Inclusive Playspace

Hornsby Shire Council used the Everyone Can Play Guideline to inform the design and delivery of the new inclusive playspace at Waitara Park.
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10 simple tips for more inclusive playspaces

Taking an inclusive approach to planning and designing playspaces can be simpler than you think! 
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