The Disability Trust

The Playground Project

We are asking for your help to build a playground for young adults with disability. The playground will be an extension to Stuart Parks existing playground and incorporate new features designed for young people and adults with disability.
raised of A$100,000 target
by 64 supporters
RCN ABN: 29 001 260 153


Wollongong Council is planning to create Wollongong's first inclusive play space that provides for young people and adults with disability.

The concept for an inclusive play space in Wollongong has been in the planning for some time and is intended to be delivered in two stages. The first stage is currently funded by the Australian Governments Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Fund, corporate and community donations and Wollongong City Council.

In 2019, Council partnered with the University of Wollongong and The Disability Trust on a research project titled Giving a Voice to the Voiceless, which sought to collect the opinions of people with severe intellectual disability and who are functionally non-verbal about how they would like to use playgrounds.

Under the plans there will be phased improvements to access, linking paths and parking. Although the first phase of this project is fully funded, we need additional funding to build the second phase. The support from the community via donation is greatly appreciated. Help us build this great inclusive-for-all play space!

The Disability Trust is supporting The Playground Project with the process of collecting donations. Every dollar donated goes directly to building the inclusive playground.

About the charity

The Disability Trust

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RCN ABN: 29 001 260 153
The Disability Trust is committed to providing highly professional care and services for people with disabilities. We fundraise to provide equipment to children with disabilities (Kids Fund), to enhance programs, to deliver additional programs and to offer life-enhancing opportunities for clients.

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