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Playspace Design Awards 2012

Kidsafe 2012 National Playspace Design Awards

Once again Kidsafe (Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia) has found the most innovative best practice playspaces that inspire children and encourage them to join in healthy play. Their 2012 National Playspace Design Awards, announced on Kidsafe Day (23rd October 2012), show what designers and builders can achieve in public places, schools and child care centres. These Awards recognise excellence and innovation in providing safe, creative playspaces for kids across Australia.


Kidsafe Calls for “Hot Car” Signage at Entry to All Supermarket Car Parks.

‘If you leave the car take the children with you.’

Kidsafe Victoria today said the placement of warning signs about the dangers of leaving children in hot cars in shopping centre car parks would be a positive move to help protect babies and small children from being left in life threatening situations.

Do Not Leave Children In Cars Campaign - Local Government Information Kit

Do Not Leave Children in Cars CampaignKIDSAFE has developed a community awareness program specifically for Local Government. The program is designed to protect children from being left in hot cars, risking death or serious brain injury.   

The KIDSAFE  ‘Do Not Leave Children in Cars’ Local Government program provides councils with a complete package to implement an awareness campaign through local media, Mayoral Columns, social media and council websites, as well as directly to local Maternal and Child Health Centres and Early Childhood services.