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The Neighbourhood Play Project

This timely and important documentary is centered on two of our most precious resources.... our children and where we live.

It is no secret that over the past 30 years, childhood has drastically changed.  

Children are quickly losing interest in a world beyond their front door. The way this generation plays is vastly different to their parents.  

We went on a mission: to see if we could find families willing to go on a journey with us, to try to activate their neighbourhoods as places for children to play. 

But is it possible in this modern world? 

After months of planning, searching, connecting, playing and exploring this topic, and exploring many average Australian suburban neighbourhoods; after facing many challenges, having many tough conversations, and discovering hard hitting facts surrounding children's neighbourhood play, we have the answer.....

The Neighbourhood Play Project is a powerful, insightful, heart-aching, and unflinching examination of why neighbourhoods have become the canary in the coal mine regarding the ways that kids play and the health of our communities.

And, we managed to have lots of fun along the way...

  • Hyahno Moser
    Program Manager, Nature Play QLD
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    March 29, 2019
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    66,000 AUD
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    Country: Australia
    Rights: Video on Demand
Director Biography - Hyahno Moser

Hyahno Moser, Program Manager

Like most children of his generation, Hyahno spent most of his leisure time outside, therefore it came as no surprise to his family when he choose a career in Outdoor Education. For 10 years, Hyahno was involved in devising, facilitating, teaching and leading young people through world-class, outdoor education programs, using adventure and nature to teach children vital life-skills. Hyahno is passionate about nature play and believes the Nature Play program is a positive and practical way to ensure children participate in unstructured play in nature, delivering the myriad of benefits this type of play offers their physical and emotional health.

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