Journey Into Play is a professional development and consultancy organisation for the early childhood sector.
We believe in providing collaborative and inclusive environments, rich in open materials, enabling children to feel empowered to explore, investigate and experiment.


Play Opportunities on a Limited Budget

Wednesday 7th September, 2016 9:30am - 11:30am Host: Child Australia Woolner, NT For bookings head to Malarkey Playwork website.


Why kids should go barefoot more (and probably adults, too)

From the Washington Post During an unseasonably warm day this past winter, my husband and I walked with our three boys to the playground down the street from our house. The sunshine was toasty and the [...]


We are so excited to be heading to Darwin in just under two weeks time. We have a few spots available if you would like to book us to come to your service and run one of our professional development topics. We can not wait to come and Play!!
Email Donna at and she will answer all your queries and lock it in!!
See you very soon Darwin.

Malarkey PLAYwork delivers professional development training to the school and non-school sectors right around Australia. In September we are making Nicole and Justine from Journey into Play available to deliver training to the Early Childhood sector around Darwin, in the Northern Territory. If you would like to book them for a 2 hour or full day session with your staff at your place simply email Malarkey PLAYwork at for available dates in your area. You can download their topic information here ...

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Darwin we are coming for you!! We land on Tuesday 6th September and will be there for the rest of the week and more if you like! To book us in and take this opportunity up please email Donna at
We have never been to Darwin and are looking forward to talking all things play with you all. We know those Darwin people know how to have a good time and play, something we love to do! - Nicole

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Nicole and Justine met in 2007 and quickly realised they were on the same journey in their teaching practise: both at a stage where they realised their philosophies and programmes weren’t marrying up. Read on!