Affiliate with us

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If you're a group or organisation delivering a play experience, why not affiliate with Play Matters Australia today and join our vast network?


Join our network!

We are the largest non-profit organisation specialising in play in Australia. We have a vast network of affiliated play experiences across the country.

Affiliation allows groups and organisations delivering play experiences to join the Play Matters family. When you affiliate, you get access to a suite of benefits that support you to get back to what matters most - play!

Affiliated groups get access to a digital portal, a play management tool, advertising on our search feature, and hundreds of resources to support play experiences.

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Who can affiliate?

A wide range of play experiences for children aged 0-5 years, can affiliate with Play Matters including:

  • Community playgroups
  • School-based playgroups
  • Intergenerational playgroups
  • Facilitated play experiences (therapy and disability support groups)
  • Baby playgroups
  • Supported playgroups
  • Parent groups.

We also welcome the opportunity to support and affiliate other play experiences. Organisations are required to have their own Public Liability Insurance.

Play Matters Affiliation

  • Advertising on our public search tool
  • Digital Play Management Tool
  • Attendance Tracking System
  • Access to 100+ activities and ideas
  • Online Training
  • Videos
  • Promotional Resources
  • Newsletters and Communications
  • Exclusive Content
  • Ask a Play Expert Tool
  • Support hotline
  • Free Play Pass Membership for families


*Terms and Conditions apply
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Organiser Portal

The Digital Portal

The Play Matters Australia Digital Portal for affiliated groups has been developed to make it easier to manage a play experience and access training, support, and high-quality AEDC and EYLF aligned resources.

The portal includes:

  • A Play Management Tool that allows groups to create sessions, manage their public group profile, add additional organisers, record attendance, contact families, and allow families to RSVP
  • Over 100+ EYLF and AEDC aligned resources
  • Training, videos, booklets, promotional material, and tip sheets

Apply to affiliate with Play Matters Australia today!