1000 Play Streets: Reclaiming neighbourhood streets for connection and play
1:20 – 2:10 pm
13th of July
Room: Alpine Ash
1000 Play Streets is a Play Australia led movement delivered in partnership with Local Government, Community Partners and Communities to support Australians to reclaim their quiet residential streets as places for neighbours of all ages to connect and play.
This presentation celebrates the importance of outdoor play for our communities, as well as sharing impacts of the 1000 Play Streets movement and key learnings to date, particularly on how these gatherings can encourage more outdoor play in our neighbourhoods.
Attendees will learn about the movement and find out how they can help get their neighbours involved.
About the Presenters
Kieran Brophy is Director of Campaigns and Community Engagement at Play Australia (IPA Australia) and loves helping people rediscover the power of play. 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 Victorian government. He lives in Melbourne and his favourite past time is playing up outside with his three kids.