Pitch Preparation Day

held at MELBOURNE GRAMMAR SCHOOL FLACK PARK TODD ROAD, PORT MELBOURNE 11th September 2018 7.00am – 3.00pm    Australia has been a major nation in global cricket for over a century.  Much of this success is due to the quality of the grounds prepared and used by the ‘grass roots’ levels of the sport.  Today we have even higher standards …

Advanced Seed Information Session – latest seed trends and turf seed varieties

Advanced Seed invite you to attend an informative morning to share views and discuss the latest seed trends and turf seed varieties. Guest Speaker is Dr. Leah Brilman Seed Research Director from Seed Research of Oregon. Tuesday 28th August, 2018 at the Essendon Football Club, Hi Marque Room, Windy Hill RSVP only via Advanced Seed – Tim Stephens Email: tim@adseed.com.au …

Notice of AGM sent to Members 26th June 2018

NOTICE OF STA (VIC) INC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & CALL FOR EXECUTIVE & GENERAL COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS Wednesday 25th July, 2018, 8.00am-8.15am, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Olympic Room,  Level 2, This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held at the MCG commencing at 8.00am sharp prior to the Sports Turf Seminar. The Sports Turf Seminar will follow at 8.15 am and we …

National Sports Surfaces Conference

Dear Members, The highly-anticipated National Sports Surfaces Conference is being held as part of the National Sports Convention from 17-18th July in Melbourne. If you’re interested in attending, or learning more about this Conference, then don’t forget Early Bird Registration closes on 1st June (this Friday), so don’t miss out! One of the key topics to be explored at the …

STA (VIC) SPORTS TURF SEMINAR – 25TH JULY 2018

The STA (Vic) Sports Turf Seminar is fast approaching on the 25th July, 2018.  As the major event in the STA (Vic) calendar it presents a great forum not to be missed.   This year we are pleased to announce the event will be sponsored jointly by Toro, Dawn Mowers and AgPower. This year we are revisiting the home of sport …

Gippsland Regional Park Managers Meeting – 21 August 2018

Liam Cole, Open Space Planning Officer, Wellington Shire Council is arranging a FREE professional development day for those responsible for the planning, development, and management of public open spaces which will be held in Warragul. This is the third event they have held and it has grown in strength, with local government recognising the importance of supporting the development of …

Cricket Pitch Preparation Video

STA (Vic) held a Pitch Preparation Field Day in conjunction with Cricket Victoria and sponsored by Mentay.  The event was held at Melbourne Grammar School, Port Melbourne in September, 2017 and was attended by over 90 delegates involved in a practical day on how to prepare cricket wickets.  John Shannon and Chris Cay ran the day with the help of …

Victorian Invitation to Toro Regional Sportsfield & Grounds Forum

STA (Victoria) will hold the Victorian Forum Wednesday 29 November, Packer Park Pavilion, 120 Leila Road, Carnegie, 8.30am – 2.30pm. Toro Australia, Syngenta and STA (Vic) would like to invite representatives from sports fields and grounds, schools, racecourses, maintenance companies, contractors and government departments to attend the Toro Regional Sportsfield & Grounds (SF&G) forum in Melbourne. Previously the successful SF&G …