Month: June 2011

Bollygum Park – Kinglake

Congratulations to the Bollygum Park Committee of Management for over a decade of hard work. The Bollygum Park Committee of Management worked with Felicity Brown to develop the playground master plan which was inspired by the book BOLLYGUM by Gary Fleming .

The majority of construction has been completed by Naturform and looks sensational. Artists who have completed work on site to date include,

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Official Opening of Robina Scott Kindergarten, Williamstown

In 2010 Jeavons Landscape Architects was engaged by Robina Scott Kindergarten (Hobsons Bay Council) to design a new playspace.  The kinder has been operating on the site in Ferguson Street since the 1930s and there are now over 170 children enrolled.  Construction of the new garden began in November 2010 by Arcadia Landscapes, and was completed in time for the commencement of the kinder year in February 2011.

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Natural Play Spaces In Knox

Mary Jeavons presented a talk to a large group of children’s services staff in the City of Knox on June 20. The subject of the evening was the importance of nature in outdoor play settings, especially in early childhood.

Knox City Council has an important program called Kinder Gardens for Wildlife , which encourages centres to plant indigenous species to attract the local butterflies, birds, invertebrates and other creatures into their gardens.

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Oddies Creek Park Adventure Playspace – Albury

Over six years of planning and dedication by the team at Albury City Council has produced an amazing playground. Work is expected to be completed in the next few weeks with an opening date to be announced shortly. The quality of construction work is excellent.

Artists Herb Jercher & James and Dorelle Cattell have been engaged to provide artwork for this playground. 

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