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At Funky Monkey Bars we’ve got so many fabulous stories and promotions that we share. Read what’s making news here.

If you’ve got a story to share with us please contact Director, Marketing and Communications, Tracey Roberts 0409 336 310 Tracey.roberts@funkymonkeybars.com

Study finds backyard play equipment increases outdoor activity in pre-schoolers

Study finds backyard play equipment increases outdoor activity in pre-schoolers

March 07, 2019

A new study out this week has found the more play equipment you have in the backyard the more active your child will be, yet only one third of all Australian pre-schoolers are getting enough exercise.

 

The main factor associated with increased playtime for pre-schoolers was the number of fixed play structures in the backyard, according to the Australian study published in the Public Health Research & Practice by the Sax Institute.

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Two more Golden Rungs claimed in our ultimate giveaway

Two more Golden Rungs claimed in our ultimate giveaway

January 16, 2019

The Christmas spirit was sparkling on Christmas Eve when the last two of the three golden rungs in the Golden Rung Giveaway competition were found in Rockhampton in far north Queensland and Melbourne.

"Thank you for making our Christmas so special and giving that Charlie Bucket feeling. You shared the spirit of Christmas with us in such a memorable way and we are so grateful," said Melbourne Mum, Sarah.

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Share the Joy to WIN a $500 voucher

Share the Joy to WIN a $500 voucher

December 20, 2018

The joy of a child on Christmas morning is infectious and we love to share in the excitement as Funky Monkey Bars are discovered in backyards around Australia & New Zealand during the festive season.

To go in with a chance to WIN a $500 Funky Gift voucher, capture the moment that your Funky Monkey Bar surprise is revealed in a video or photo and upload it to our Facebook page, tag @funkymonkeybars on Instagram and use the hashtag #funkymonkeybars

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FIRST of THREE GOLDEN RUNGS FOUND!

FIRST of THREE GOLDEN RUNGS FOUND!

December 18, 2018

The first of three secretly planted Golden Rungs was discovered on the weekend in Bennett Springs, Western Australia, when the Stingers family installed The Gorilla by Funky Monkey Bars to surprise their four kids with an early Christmas present before Dad had to leave for his shift as a fly-in-fly-out worker.
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COME DOWN AND HANG OUT WITH OUR FIT FRIENDS AT OUR OPEN DAY IN PERTH

COME DOWN AND HANG OUT WITH OUR FIT FRIENDS AT OUR OPEN DAY IN PERTH

November 08, 2018

We love to show-off our Funky Monkey Bars in all 16 fabulous variations, in eight magnificent colours because we are super proud of the products we make right here in Yangebup, Western Australia.  Come on down to the Funky Monkey Bars Open Day, Saturday November 10, 11am to 4pm and see for yourself, buy and pick-up or have delivered ready for the best family Christmas.  

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UNWRAP ONE OF THREE GOLDEN RUNGS TO WIN A FULL REFUND ON YOUR FUNKY MONKEY BAR

UNWRAP ONE OF THREE GOLDEN RUNGS TO WIN A FULL REFUND ON YOUR FUNKY MONKEY BAR

October 31, 2018

In the spirit of Roald Dahl, Funky Monkey Bars is repeating its hugely popular Golden Rung Giveaway and has this year planted THREE golden rungs in boxes being delivered to three lucky customers before Christmas.

If you unwrap a golden rung you receive a full refund on the purchase price of your Funky Monkey Bar and in the words of Willy Wonka himself, “So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ...

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Winners are Grinners in the Hunter Valley

Winners are Grinners in the Hunter Valley

October 17, 2018

The kids of this happy family in the Hunter Valley are smiling because they’ve won The Orangutan with a Floating Flying Fox in Funky Monkey Bars most popular giveaway ever. 
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Funky Monkey teams up with Telethon to Auction The Gorilla

Funky Monkey teams up with Telethon to Auction The Gorilla

October 14, 2018

Funky Monkey Bars is a proud Western Australian, family-run company that’s been bringing fun through outdoor play to kids since 2011 and we are super excited to donate our most popular backyard playground, The Gorilla by Funky Monkey Bars valued at $2,310 plus delivery, to support Telethon in 2018.  
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Funky Monkey Bars is NOW OPEN in New Zealand

Funky Monkey Bars is NOW OPEN in New Zealand

October 10, 2018

Funky Monkey Bars has opened an outlet in New Zealand making its fantastic outdoor play and fitness equipment more accessible to Kiwi kids and reinvigorating classic outdoor fun in the land of the long white cloud.
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Our biggest event of the year coincides with our biggest sale of the year

Our biggest event of the year coincides with our biggest sale of the year

September 20, 2018

We are back at the Perth Royal Show, bigger & better this year with a prime new location, a discount offer, a new range of Ninja products for the kids to have-a-go and a guest appearance from our Ambassador and Australian Ninja, Olivia Vivian.
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Palmyra kids & teachers super excited by new Funky Monkey Bars playground

Palmyra kids & teachers super excited by new Funky Monkey Bars playground

August 09, 2018

So much fun was had when Funky Monkey Bars recently installed a school playground at Palymra Primary School in Western Australia with two classes of enthusiastic five-year-olds watching on. The end result far exceeded the expectations of the teachers and the kids are loving it.
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Family with eight kids chooses The Gorilla for backyard fun

Family with eight kids chooses The Gorilla for backyard fun

August 07, 2018

When Mum of 8, including two-year-old quintuplets, Kim Tucci went looking for backyard play ideas that would keep them all entertained outdoors, she couldn’t go past The Gorilla by Funky Monkey Bars.

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