Talk N Walk in the Media

The story so far...

The Talk N Walk program has attracted significant media attention, including a cover story and four page spread in the Sunday Times Magazine, the West Australian newspaper, radio interviews on 6PR, Mix94.5 and 98five and extensive social media reach.   

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Award for Talk N Walk app, co-designed with children and young people

The Talk N Walk app, a component of Nature Play WA’s program promoting social connection, friendships and family for improved physical activity and mental health, has been named joint-winner of a new award – ‘Best Practice in Children’s Consultation’. Sharing the award with Telethon Kids Institute’s Sun Safe app, Talk N Walk was honoured with […]

Girls’ physical activity rates are in crisis. Inside the new WA program which is seeing real change

Main Image: Mt Lawley Senior High School students Sofia Strano and Aanishka Sen took part in creating the new Talk N Walk app. Credit: Ian Munro/The West Australian by Rhianna Mitchell The four teenagers answer at the same time when asked their thoughts on why many girls their age baulk at the idea of physical activity. “Social media,” […]

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 […]

Nature Play WA’s new app helps teenage girls be more active

For the last 6 months Nature Play WA has been working with a group of teenage girls to co-design a solution to help them stay active. Kath Healy, from Nature Play WA, joined Kirste and Dan to tell us more about this project. “From 11-years-old girls physical activity drastically drop and there are lots of […]