University of Canberra playgroups target children who could fall through the gaps

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
March 9 2022 - 6:30pm
Liliana Grace with her daughter, Abigail Gallagher, 2, have been attending a loose parts playgroup organised by University of Canberra researchers. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Under the shade of the trees in Belconnen's John Knight Memorial Park, children are playing with objects you would commonly find around the house.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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