Playgroup WA (formerly called the Playgroup Association of Western Australia) has grown over 47 years from a tiny office in Victoria Park with one staff member to a two storey office in North Perth and 20 staff members. In 2011 Playgroup WA opened its first regional office in the South West based in Bunbury. Currently more than 9,000 families enjoy the benefits of playgroup in sessions operating from Esperance to Kununurra, from Leonora to Lancelin and throughout the Perth metropolitan area. Playgroup WA has more than 400 member playgroups.
Playgroup WA is a community organisation run on a not-for-profit basis. Management of Playgroup WA is vested in a voluntary Board, elected each October at the Annual General Meeting. The Board is responsible for the overall management in areas such as policy development and financial management.