Sports Turf Curator Role with Serco

See full advertisement for Sports Turf Curator Serco is seeking an experienced and energetic Sports Turf Curator to undertake the day-to-day maintenance of all sports turf grass and golf facilities in Royal Park and surrounding areas to the highest standard. The link to apply is: https://career2.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=46961&company=SercoGroup&username=    

SPORTS TURF ASSOCIATION (VIC) STUDENT SPONSORSHIP

PRESS RELEASE, JANUARY 2018 SPORTS TURF ASSOCIATION (VIC) STUDENT SPONSORSHIP Diploma of Sports Turf Management – Horticulture The Sports Turf Association (Vic) Inc. is again happy to announce it has agreed to offer and partially fund a student sponsorship. This sponsorship is designed to encourage students to move from Certificate III in Sports Turf Management – Apprenticeship into Diploma studies. …

Annual General Meeting & Committee Elections

The AGM was held 24th August, 2017 at the Rosstown Hotel, Carnegie. The meeting agreed unanimously to adopt the updated set of Rules of Association for the Sports Turf Association (Victoria) Inc. which were distributed to members via email. The updated Rules of association are available to all members Election of the Executive Committee and General Committee followed: Re-elected to …

Seminar Wrap Up

The Sports Turf Seminar held 19th July 2017 at AAMI Park delivered important messages and the day flowed smoothly thanks to Master of Ceremonies Darren James. With a mix of speakers covering the primary issues of optimization of ground use and versatility; the appearance of a special guest who made AFL history playing the most games; and some of the …

Memorandum of Understanding between Parks & Leisure Australia (VIC/TAS) and STA (VIC)

Building a strong sport and leisure sector  Recently an MOU was signed between the two parties.  The MOU is designed to strengthen the partnership and collaboration between PLA Vic./Tas and STA (Vic) in acknowledgement of:- The crossover in the memberships of each organisation The similar items of interest of the memberships of each organisation The opportunities to jointly support and …

Bayer Safety and Education Forum

STA Victoria held a Safety & Education Forum at Holmesglen’s Glen Waverley campus this month with major sponsor Bayer Environmental Science. The premise of the day was to discuss with guests the importance of safety when using chemicals in the workplace, something greenkeepers, groundsmen and superintendents do nearly every day of their job. Bayer’s Territory Sales Manager for Turf, Craig …

Safety & Education Forum sponsored by Bayer Environmental Science

Wednesday 5th April 2017, 7.30am – 12.00 Midday Holmesglen, Auditorium Building 12.1.01, 595 Waverley Rd Glen Waverley Members Free, Non Members $25.00 per head (incl Buffet breakfast & morning tea) 7.30 Registration & Breakfast in “Zest”- Training Restaurant 8.00 Welcome Danny Edmunds 8.05 – 8.45 Bayer Environmental Science – Bayer Safety advancements to ensure production of safer chemicals Craig Burleigh …

Expressions of Interest – Research Project

RESEARCH PROJECT TITLE:  “Compare possible hours of use for different sports field construction types and maintenance inputs”. With increased usage of all sports field surfaces in Victoria including cricket, soccer, AFL football etc., the requirement for contemporary construction types that can cope with increased usage both in player numbers and hours of use and specific turf maintenance inputs has increased …

Bayer Turf Field Day

60 people enjoyed unseasonably warm weather at the 6th Bayer Turf Field Day on 16th August. The field day is held at the University of Sydney Plant Breeding Institute which is located at Cobbity in south western Sydney. Bayer Turf Field Day 2016