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Safety First: AS 4422 (Int):2022 Playground Surfacing and Its Interim Release
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Playgrounds that Embrace All Abilities: AS 1428.1:2021 and Its Impact on Inclusive Design
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AS 16630 (2021): A Game-Changer in Outdoor Fitness Equipment Standards
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The Latest Standard for Skateparks: AS EN 14974 (2021)
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What Are the Latest Trends in Playground Design in Australia?
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Ensuring Safety and Fun: Australian Standards for Playground Equipment and Surfacing
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Enhancing Safety and Fun: AS 4685 Part 1-6 (2021) Update for Playground Equipment and Surfacing
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Why Is Compliance with Playground Standards Essential?
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Understanding the Four Types of Playground Inspections in Australia
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Pricing Playground Inspections: A Guide for New Companies and Sole Traders in Australia
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Choosing Age-Appropriate Playground Equipment: Guidelines for Selecting Equipment Suitable for Different Age Groups
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News

Public playground 'can't be used when it rains'
Public playground 'can't be used when it rains'
South Australian playground wins big at national awards
South Australian playground wins big at national awards
Playground with tallest play tower wins top award
Playground with tallest play tower wins top award
New playground and facilities give facelift to popular Perth dam
New playground and facilities give facelift to popular Perth dam
This popular playground is closed while crews give it new safety surfacing
This popular playground is closed while crews give it new safety surfacing
‘Junk parts' playground gives kids alternative ways to play amid crates and concrete tunnels
‘Junk parts' playground gives kids alternative ways to play amid crates and concrete tunnels
Children's playground left covered in green slime is 'abandoned' and unusable.jpg
Children's playground left covered in green slime is 'abandoned' and unusable
Council backflips on $2 million playground move after months of community backlash
Council backflips on $2 million playground move after months of community backlash
Mother's sinister discovery at Perth playground prompts warning
Mother's sinister discovery at Perth playground prompts warning
Video captures 'deliberate' fire in Buntingford playground
Video captures 'deliberate' fire in Buntingford playground
Public encouraged to submit photos of their 'worst playgrounds' to support a national campaign
Public encouraged to submit photos of their 'worst playgrounds' to support a national campaign
Groundskeeper discovers huge snake sleeping on school play structure
Groundskeeper discovers huge snake sleeping on school play structure
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‘Low-risk’ wooden playground collapses on child, exposing his skull through 3-inch wound
Playground toilets to be urgently replaced due to complaints of inappropriate ‘see-through’ doors
Playground toilets to be urgently replaced due to complaints of inappropriate ‘see-through’ doors
Preschools & indoor playgrounds step up cleaning and disinfecting efforts as HFMD cases rise
Preschools & indoor playgrounds step up cleaning and disinfecting efforts as HFMD cases rise
Tug-of-war over newly opened public housing playground as it fills with ‘posh prep school kids’
Tug-of-war over newly opened public housing playground as it fills with ‘posh prep school kids’
Playground mistakenly demolished; contractor plans to replace equipment
Playground mistakenly demolished, contractor plans to replace equipment
Playground indefinitely shuts down after 2 incidents of Elk attacking children within a week
Playground indefinitely shuts down after 2 incidents of Elk attacks on children
Browntail Moth infestation causes temporary closure of playground
Browntail Moth infestation causes temporary closure of playground
'Iconic' plane on school playground removed
'Iconic' plane on school playground removed
Awareness being raised after child contracts hand, foot and mouth disease at park
Awareness being raised after child contracts hand, foot and mouth disease at park
A guide to safe play on playgrounds
A new guide to safe play on playgrounds
New Playground at Perth Zoo wins landscape architecture award
New Playground at Perth Zoo wins landscape architecture award
New safe drug-use site and homeless centre located near playground causes strife for families
New safe drug-use site and homeless centre located near playground causes strife for families
Why playgrounds are vital to childhood development
Play, learn, grow: Why playgrounds are vital to childhood development
City to insta cameras following playground vandalism
‘Don’t do it again’: City to install cameras following playground vandalism
Victorian playground takes home prestigious award
Victorian playground takes home prestigious award
Magnificent ‘Fruit Themed Playground’ is a must see!
Magnificent ‘Fruit Themed Playground’ is a must see!
Vandal’s target playground, ripping out tiles and digging holes
Vandal’s target playground, ripping out tiles and digging holes
2 teenagers charged for carving swastikas into school playground equipment.jpg
2 teenagers charged for carving swastikas into school playground equipment
Residents urged to tag fence holding their personalised fence pickets before playground overhaul
Residents return to claim beloved memorial pieces from old playground
Why you won’t see McDonalds playgrounds in the future
Why our future won’t include McDonalds playgrounds
The most amazing playground designs you don’t want to miss in 2024
The most amazing playground designs you don’t want to miss in 2024
Interactive play space set to transform Sydney hospital experience
Interactive play space set to transform Sydney hospital experience
Daycare playground catches fire just weeks before completion
Daycare playground catches fire just weeks before completion
High schools are incomplete without playgrounds
Controversial Opinion: High schools are incomplete without playgrounds
The 1-Billion-Dollar request to build ‘cooler’ school playgrounds.jpg
The 1-Billion-Dollar request to build ‘cooler’ school playgrounds
The world’s most hazardous playground has to been seen to be believed
The world’s most hazardous playground has to been seen to be believed
Families horrified to find spikey nails intentionally glued all-over playground equipment
Families horrified to find spiky nails intentionally glued all-over playground equipment
Parents caution others on playground safety
"It could happen to anyone”: Parents caution others on playground safety

Pricing Playground Inspections: A Guide for New Companies and Sole Traders in Australia

Starting a playground inspection business in Australia is an exciting journey into a field dedicated to ensuring the safety of children. As a new company or sole trader, determining how to price your comprehensive playground inspections and effectively find clients can be challenging. In this blog, we’ll explore strategies for pricing your services competitively and attracting your first clients.

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Pricing Your Playground Inspection Services

1. Market Research: Begin by researching the playground inspection market in your local area. Investigate your competitors’ pricing structures and the range of services they offer. Understanding the market landscape will help you set competitive prices.

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