Introducing the Play DMC team

Paul Grover

BEng(Civil); MEngSc

Chartered Professional Engineer (MIEAust)

Register of Playground Inspectors Aust (Level 3)

Past Vice-President of Play Australia

Paul was the founder of DMC in 1999, and has over 25 years experience in facilities assessments including specialising in playspaces since 2001. He has 2 children that were once great test pilots but the teenage years are proving quite different!

Alison Curtis

BEng(Materials) / BSc(Physiology)

Register of Playground Inspectors Aust (Level 3)

Past Board Member of Play Austraila

Alison has experience in playground equipment design which provides a well considered approach when assessing playgrounds. Alison is passionate about natural playspaces that provide variety and excitement.

Alison is currently on leave raising new test pilots.

Our team is made up of highly skilled, knowledgeable and experienced industry professionals, dedicated to play.

Qualified level three comprehensive playground inspectors, we are committed to pursuing ongoing training and professional development to remain at the cutting edge of playspace development. We work closely with professionals in Engineering, Design, Landscape Architecture, Schools, Early Childhood and Manufacturing to provide considered, practical solutions for playspaces with the ultimate aim to provide great opportunities for play that maximise benefits to children. Curriculum Vitae are available upon request.

Paddy Harrisson


Register of Playground Inspectors Aust (Level 3)

Paddy has over 5 years of playground site assessments under his belt, and has had to put up with Paul at school, university and now work. He is a rare combination of Mechanical Engineer, father and DJ - tune into 106.7 3PBS every Friday from 9-11am for some exotic sounds.  Listen

Adam Wallace

BEng (Civil)

Dip Ed. (Primary)

Adam has been working at Play DMC for over 15 years and is rather unique in being a trained Civil Engineer and Primary Teacher, plus he is also a fully fledged New York Times bestselling children's book author (visit his website here).  As such he now works part-time for Play DMC.