About Us

Bruce Stephens

Bruce Stephens is a trained level 2 Playground Inspector and a level 3 Playground Auditor. He has worked in the playground industry for more than 20 years with considerable experience in maintaining and installing playground equipment. He has a degree in Recreation specializing in park management and has completed a number of Playground Standards training sessions and been on the Standards sub-committee for Play Australia.

He prides himself on his ability to identify faults, his thorough knowledge of the Australian Standards for Playground Equipment and his understanding of risk management.

Bruce has worked in local government maintaining and upgrading playgrounds, and has been an integral part of the planning and installing of a number of well-known playgrounds for Manningham City Council, such as Wombat Bend Playspace and Ruffey Lake Park.

He has also worked in a number of kindergartens and primary schools assessing the safety of play equipment, conducting playground safety audits and carrying out playground maintenance. He has liaised closely with all the main commercial playground manufacturers and suppliers in Melbourne.

Janice Stephens

Janice Stephens is a qualified Playground Auditor (Playright) and has completed training to carry out impact testing of playground surfaces.

For the last thirteen years Janice has been working for Bruce Stephens Playground Services Pty Ltd, assisting with playground safety audits and maintenance for local government, primary schools, child care centres and private establishments.

Her experience includes the compiling of reports and spreadsheets to give our customers a clear, concise overview of their playgrounds and structures and any faults or issues that exist and suggestions on how to rectify them.

BSPS Servicing Melbourne, Victoria and across Australia

Bruce Stephens Playground Services operate within metropolitan Melbourne and throughout regional Victoria.
BSPS are also happy to travel interstate to carry out playground audits, having worked with clients in Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia in the past.
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