Notice of STA (Vic) Annual General Meeting

Members are advised that this year’s Annual General Meeting will be held virtually due to COVID and the lockdown and social gathering restrictions. The date of the meeting is Wednesday 28th October, 2020 commencing at 1.00pm via Video Conference. The following documents associated with the AGM are available : Full notice of meeting (including exciting news of guest speaker to …

HG Turf Group & SISGrass Partnership – Press Release

HG Turf Group and SISGrass have signed an exclusive partnership in Australia. The new partnership offers the Australian sports turf industry a revolutionary new hybrid grass system. To read Press Release click here      

Video shines light on Sports Turf Management

The Australian Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA) has been working with both Federal and State and Territory Governments at length over the past few months, highlighting the critical work that sports turf managers undertake and the value they contribute, as well as communicating our concerns relating to the skills shortage current and forecasted across our industry. In parallel with this …

Allett Sports and Pro Range, Now in Australia!

Introducing the Allett Sports and Pro Range, supplied and distributed by ADE Turf Equipment, who are based in Chelsea Heights, Victoria. For a high-quality professional cylinder mower, you cannot beat Allett’s Professional Mower Range. They manufacture the best quality professional cylinder mower for the sports professional and a variety of sports grounds. Plus, they currently supply some of the most …

Women in the Turf Industry – Eden Zanker

We sat down with Sports Turf apprentice and 1st pick for Melbourne in the AFLW draft in 2017, Eden Zanker, to hear her perspective on the industry. • What lured you to study in the Turf Industry? I have a farming background and a lot of the concepts of fertilizers (and their ratios), sprays, management of irrigation etc. So, a …

STA (Vic) Events for 2020

Due to advice regarding COVID-19 the Regional Seminar to be held on the 21st April, 2020 at Mars Stadium, Creswick Road, Ballarat has been postponed.  We hope to bring you the program we have been working on for some time later in the year. This program is themed around education, research information, and bringing sports to regional areas. Thank you …