Play Provision Strategy
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The City of Canning has prepared a Draft Play Provision Strategy to guide the future provision of playgrounds to ensure they are appropriate, fun and stimulating for the community.
The City is faced with the challenge of upgrading and developing many of its playgrounds while ensuring that the community has equal access to playgrounds.
The Strategy outlines the need to provide for some larger playgrounds to offer greater access to the whole community as well as outlining the City's future approach for playground design and shade provision with a focus on nature play and adventure elements.
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