Katherine Healy

Stories of Country – Kaarak the Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo

Nature Play WA recognises the important and ongoing connections between Aboriginal cultures and the natural world (country). Through our Every Kid in a Park project, we will be working with representatives of Aboriginal communities around the state to learn more about their Connection to Country through stories and illustrations. We are incredibly thankful for the …

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Nature Play WA a Telethon Grant Recipient for 2022

Thanks to the generosity of West Australians, Telethon will be supporting 97 beneficiaries in 2022.  Each year Telethon provides funding for life-changing programs, the procurement of state-of-the-art equipment and medical research into childhood diseases that change the lives of young WA children. Nature Play WA and a diverse group of 11 to 14-year-old girls are …

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With masks now on in WA primary schools, time in nature is even more important

While children (and parents!) may find the new mask rules for children challenging, Nature Play WA has some tips on supporting your child in wearing a mask, and how to help them decompress and wind down when the day at school is over, and the mask comes off.  With Western Australia moving to Level 2 …

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Braden Park basketball ring to be removed following noise complaints, despite strong community opposition

The basketball ring at Braden Park will be removed after noise complaints from nearby residents. Credit: Tyler Brown by Tyler Brown A well-used basketball ring at Braden Park, loved by many but hated by those living closest, will be removed just five months after it was installed. The removal comes despite 77.2 per cent of those living …

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