Executive Director, Play Australia
Barbara is the Executive Director of Play Australia. She has lead the organisation since 1998 following employment in the education and local government sectors in Victoria. Barbara has chaired the Australian Standards on Playgrounds Safety and supports the work of Play Australia across all areas of play nationally.
The 1000 Play Streets Project is a project aiming to promote and enable Local Government Associations (LGAs) to empower communities nationally to take back their streets, resulting in more children and families outside playing with neighbours.
Play Australia has been funded to deliver this program across Australia in partnership with CoDesign, Nature Play Solutions, 7 Senses Foundation and LGA's.
The goals of the project are: