Assistant Director, Play Australia
Kieran Brophy is the Assistant Director at Play Australia and loves helping people rediscover the value and power of play.
His role involves driving strategy to grow play in Australia and he is the project lead for 1000 Play Streets.
He has spent most of his career in the health promotion and sport industries, gaining a mix of experiences with VicHealth, Sport Australia and within state government, highlights include;
He is also a children's book author and illustrator, who holds a bachelor's degree in Media & Communications, as well as diplomas in Health Promotion and Project Management.
He lives in Melbourne and his favourite past time is playing up at home with his three kids.
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: