VIC/TAS Awards Submissions

Welcome, to the VIC/TAS Awards Submissions! Here you can review this years PLA Awards of Excellence Submissions. If you have any enquiries about the awards, please feel free to reach out to the National Office team.

Displaying 1 - 7 of 7

Jean Street Reserve and Garfield Lane park and safety upgrades

Playspace Award (greater than $500k)

VIC/TAS

Please upload one image to be used for promotional purposes that best represents your submission
Submitting Organisation:

Kingston City Council

Overview:

Jean Street Reserve & Garfield Lane Upgrade project aims to address community needs as well as mitigate safety concerns and anti-social behavioural issues raised by Victoria Police, Southland Shopping Centre, local community and through Monash University’s 2021 XYX Lab YourGround research data. It is the first significant YourGround pilot project aiming to addresses safety concerns, especially concerns by women and gender diverse people within the City of Kingston. The upgrade includes a new playground, lighting, planting, upgraded footpath, drainage, and murals.


View Submission

Belvoir Park Stage 2

Playspace Award (greater than $500k)

VIC/TAS

Please upload one image to be used for promotional purposes that best represents your submission
Submitting Organisation:

City of Wodonga

Overview:

Belvoir Park Stage 2 takes inspiration from the surrounding environment and encourages people to imagine, slide, ride, climb, stay and explore. It is a place for everyone regardless of age, gender or ability to spend quality time physically and be socially engaged. It is a combination of modern, traditional and natural play elements flowing into each other and embodies the visions for Wodonga’s Playgrounds, Open Spaces and Physical Activity, providing a connected active and passive recreation opportunity.


View Submission

Peter Scullin Reserve Playspace Renewal

Playspace Award (greater than $500k)

VIC/TAS

Please upload one image to be used for promotional purposes that best represents your submission
Submitting Organisation:

Kingston City Council

Second Joint Organisation:

Leaf Design Studios

Overview:

The Peter Scullin Reserve Playspace Renewal project demonstrates a comprehensive approach to community engagement, inclusivity, and planning, aiming to create a significant and enduring recreational asset for the City of Kingston and the South East Region.


View Submission

Eco Park Active Hub

Playspace Award (greater than $500k)

VIC/TAS

Please upload one image to be used for promotional purposes that best represents your submission
Submitting Organisation:

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Overview:

Mount Martha's Eco Park Active Hub is a fresh addition to skatepark infrastructure for the region, offering a dynamic recreational space for both locals and visitors. This modern facility combines elements of eco-conscious design with a state-of-the-art skate park, creating a hub for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.


View Submission

Princes Park Playspace Upgrade

Playspace Award (greater than $500k)

VIC/TAS

Please upload one image to be used for promotional purposes that best represents your submission
Submitting Organisation:

Glen Eira City Council

Overview:

The Playspace Redevelopment at Princes Park has revitalised one of Glen Eira's most beloved community spaces. The redevelopment is guided by universal design principles, ensuring that the play space caters to individuals of all ages and abilities. This project is a testament to the council's commitment to fostering inclusivity, flexibility, and sustainability within the community.


View Submission

Banjo Park

Playspace Award (greater than $500k)

VIC/TAS

Please upload one image to be used for promotional purposes that best represents your submission
Submitting Organisation:

ASPECT Studios

Overview:

Banjo Park is the first of seven parks ASPECT Studios is delivering for Mirvac’s Smiths Lane Development in Clyde North; a series of diverse, safe, innovative, and inclusive open spaces, connected by a unified vision. This Park provides an engaging open space and play destination at the heart of a growing community with a culturally sensitive approach developed through early engagement with the site’s Traditional Owners and a focus on educating children and families about the unique landscape in which they live. Banjo Park has been enthusiastically embraced by residents, becoming a regional


View Submission

Redleap Reserve Playspace, Mill Park

Playspace Award (greater than $500k)

VIC/TAS

Please upload one image to be used for promotional purposes that best represents your submission
Submitting Organisation:

City of Whittlesa

Overview:

The Redleap Reserve Playspace provides a community-centric approach to planning and design amidst the significant River Red Gums found throughout the City of Whittlesea. The playspace blends seamlessly with the natural environment, offering diverse experiences for toddlers, children, and teens. The playspace's design, with earthly tones and organic materials, harmonises with the natural setting, fostering community pride, engagement, and well-being ensuring it serves as a welcoming and inclusive space for all for many years to come.


View Submission