Creating a Nature Play Space Workshops

Nature Play Space workshops will provide you with the tools to transform your outdoor play space to a nature play space at your school, educational centre, park or community space, or for your own business.  They're aimed at grown-ups from schools, kindergartens or daycare centres, local government, community organisations and community activists, landscape architectures and more!


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Creating a Nature Play Space

Learn to create nature play spaces in your school, centre, business or community.  

Workshop - 29 July, Cairns

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This one-day Creating Nature Play Spaces workshop will provide you with the tools to undertake the process of transforming your outdoor space to a nature play space.

When: 8.30am registration for 9am start. 4pm finish.

Where:  St Therese’s School, 135 Robert Rd, Bentley Park, Cairns, QLD 4869.

What to expect:

  • Discussions about the concepts of nature play
  • Community engagement actions
  • Risk benefit analysis
  • Practical administrative tasks
  • How to move to design
  • Construction of your space
  • The day will also have practical and fun activities spread throughout. 

Presented by: Angela Wright and Emma Baker

Cost:  $275 (inc GST)



Workshop leaders

Angela Wright

Nature Play Spaces Consultant, Nature Play QLD.  Angela volunteers for the QORF and Parks and Leisure Australia (QLD) and is the recreation, sport and open space planning officer for Redland City Council. For many years and more recently through work with Nature Play QLD, Angela has advocated for children to have better and more meaningful access to natural areas for a whole range of benefits including play.

Emma Baker:

Landscape Architect, DELVE Consulting. As a fully qualified and highly experienced Landscape Architect, Emma will be speaking and assisting participants with ideas and addressing issues.

Deb Robbins:

Studio Director, ASPECT Studios. As a fully qualified and specialist in Landscape Architecture, Deb will be speaking and assisting participants with ideas and addressing issues

Hyahno  Moser:

Nature Play QLD's Program Manager and an outdoors adventure and education programs specialist.

Anya Perkins:

Nature Play QLD's Community Engagement and Resource Coordinator. A Forest Learning and outdoors education specialist.






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