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Spent a great many hours last weekend at an amazing playground called Oddies Creek Playspace in Albury (http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/albury-area/albury/attractions/oddies-creek-playspace). Every town should have something like this. I wish the Government would save all that money continually poured into brochures about childhood obesity and the like, and simply make more amazing playgrounds instead. I mean, with enormous flying foxes among other things, kids will spend entire days at playgrounds and off the electronics. Planning to lobby my council to update our very basic local playspace something more exciting (currently there is a small climbing frame, slippery dip, spinning thing and balance thing…very basic). I can’t tell you how pleasant this playground was for parents, and to see my two boys non-stop running around having a ball for at least three hours each day we went there. And they wanted to stay, and to go back later again. Well done Albury council on this, if only other councils would follow suit.


Posted by gigi, 12th July 2013


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  • thanks for that website tip! :)

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  • Yay, I just love discovering new playground & adventure spaces. It makes going to the park an absolute pleasure. Love taking a picnic lunch & stretching out the fun times had. Outside enjoying the fresh air, having a wonderful time for free :)
    Some local councils are really starting to embrace these gorgeous outdoor playspaces. Wish there were more.
    Also check out Playgroundfinder.com for some more ideas.

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