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Credit where credits due, as this is a potential game-changer for communities that lack access to sporting fields and open space. https://schoolinfrastructure.nsw.gov.au/articles/school-playground-gates-thrown-open-for-summer-holiday-fun 

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Students are only on school grounds for 6 hours a day, 200 days a year – aside from that, these open spaces are left empty.
Today, Education Minister Rob Stokes announced a pilot scheme that will allow public access to school playgrounds in the holidays.

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This is a really significant step forward from the state government.http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-15/nsw-schools-open-playgrounds-for-summer-holidays/9260508