# Turf installed at Eureka Stadium

The latest milestone in the Eureka Stadium redevelopment has been achieved, with the installation of the new playing surface commencing late last week. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, joined Western Bulldogs Chief Operating Officer, Michael Quinn, Ballarat Engagement Manager, Brett Goodes, Ballarat Mayor, Des Hudson, and local members Geoff Howard and Sharon Knight at the Stadium to inspect the …

# Melbourne Park’s redevelopment

Melbourne Park was in the spotlight for the Australian Open over the next two weeks. But while the precinct is in the middle of a massive redevelopment, there was no construction work in sight obstructing punters’ view of the action.   The redevelopment currently consists of two stages, with the first stage complete and the second in its starting phase. …

# Sponsorship Awards – Sports Turf Programs

Sponsorship Awards – Sports Turf Programs STA Victoria is committed to continuing its support of educational programs for the Sports Turf Industry.  Two opportunities are available for 2016 which are outlined below. National Graduate Award In 2016 the STA Victoria will be seeking nominations from each college to be interviewed with the resultant winner representing STA Victoria in the AGCSA …

Basic Guide to Turf Cricket Pitch Preparation

This book was written By John Shannon (Turf Management teacher NMIT and former Premier cricket player) and is a good basic guide to turf pitch preparation. In 1986, John Shannon was employed by the City of Camberwell (now Boroondara) and prepared pitches at local and sub district level. He also worked on pitches in England, and on golf courses in …