Grassy Knoll – Shepparton

The ‘Grassy Knoll’ at Victoria Park Lake in Shepparton is well worth a visit if you’re in the area. It is located next to the All Abilities Playground and Aquamoves. This is part of the master plan completed by Urban Initiatives.

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Bollygum Park – National Tree Day 2011 – Community Planting Event

Would you like a sneak peek of the Bollygum project at Kinglake and to make your mark on the site? Landcare has teamed up with the Bollygum Committee of Management to host a community planting event for National Tree Day 2011 from 10.30am Sunday 31 July 2011 .

You can help plant habitat gardens, bushfood gardens and a small rainforest area. Tools & gloves supplied, wear sensible clothes & shoes and bring a raincoat (in case its wet).

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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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