Corrigan’s Variety Inclusive Playground Update

The playground is now finished. An official opening ceremony will be held in March 2019. See here for announcement. The Bay Push Inc. committee thanks everyone in this very special community of ours to make such a project a reality. The final addition to the playground is an honour board which will acknowledge those people … Read moreCorrigan’s Variety Inclusive Playground Update

Changing Place for Corrigan’s Variety Inclusive Playground

Thanks to NSW Government Grants and the support of Eurobodalla Shire Council, we are building a new ‘Changing Place’ at the Variety Inclusive Playground at Corrigans Reserve, Batehaven. The changing place is accessible only to families with a key that fits disability toilets. Our new facility houses a pneumatic change table, ceiling mounted gantries to … Read moreChanging Place for Corrigan’s Variety Inclusive Playground

Premier Visits Corrigans Reserve Playground

NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian and Local Member, Andrew Constance, announced approval of a grant of $26M for an Arts and Swimming Centre at the former Batemans Bay Bowling Club site on Monday 26 March 2018. The following morning, the pair accompanied by Eurobodalla Shire Mayor, Liz Innes visited the inclusive playground at Corrigans Reserve. They wanted to inspect … Read morePremier Visits Corrigans Reserve Playground

A New Changing Place for Variety Inclusive Playground

A $75000 NSW Government grant will see the construction of a ‘Changing Place’ built at the Variety Inclusive Playground at Corrigans Reserve. The change place will be built with the sole entrance via the playground to ensure that parents will be able to access the disability room without leaving the playground, an important consideration for … Read moreA New Changing Place for Variety Inclusive Playground

Essential Energy Supports Corrigans Playground

Essential Energy’s Regional Manager Southern, Steve Ilitch, said the Corrigans Reserve inclusive playground project provided Essential Energy with the opportunity to consolidate existing electrical assets in the vicinity of the playground. “By working closely with Eurobodalla Shire Council, our local crews were able to improve the electricity network configuration in this area, including removing two … Read moreEssential Energy Supports Corrigans Playground

Soldiers Club Embraces Inclusive Play

Mr. Paul Biddlestone, CEO of Batemans Bay Soldiers Club announced this week that under their Community Support Programme, they have donated almost $10000 to The Bay Push for an Expression Swing (pictured). The Expression Swing brings adults and children together in play like nothing has before. Just as parents and grandparents relish the memory of a child’s first step or first day of school, Expression … Read moreSoldiers Club Embraces Inclusive Play

Kid’s Spinner Donations Surge

spinner-movie The Bay Push together with Eurobodalla Shire Council is building an inclusive playground at Corrigans Reserve. Plans have been approved by council with a playground set to cost $1.6M with just on $600000 raised so far.  So it is especially good news when locals step up to assist. As reported in the Bay Post, an announcement by the Federal Government was made when Julie Bishop, … Read moreKid’s Spinner Donations Surge

Corrigans Playground takes a Turn for the Better

Variety the Children’s Charity with $60000 and Fundability (The Northcott Society) with $20000 have banded together to sponsor a wheelchair accessible carousel for installation at the newly designed inclusive playground at Corrigans Beach, Batehaven. The carousel has been designed for harsh marine environments, is speed limited and comes with a bar operated breaking system, all of which is reflected in its … Read moreCorrigans Playground takes a Turn for the Better