Pitch Curator (Part Time), Elsternwick Cricket Club

Elsternwick Cricket Club is one of Melbourne’s oldest cricket clubs, and last year fielded 4 senior teams in the VSDCA turf competition, the highest level of men’s cricket competition in Victoria, below Premier Cricket. We are currently seeking an experienced Curator to prepare and maintain the pitch table on our main ground. This is expected to require a commitment of …

Summary of OH&S & Wellbeing Seminar at GMHBA Stadium, Geelong, 2nd April 2019

Many thanks go to our sponsor of the day – Syngenta. Dan Docherty and Tim Bilston from Syngenta based their presentation around Syngenta Tools to assist with common workplace WHS situations. We were pleased to welcome 13 students and 3 teachers from Gordon Tafe, Geelong. It was a great training day for the students. Our MC for the day, Greg …

Parks & Leisure Australia – 2019 Vic/Tas Region State Conference

Early Bird Closing has been extended to Friday 12th April, 2019 for the 2019 Vic/Tas Region State Conference to be held on the 16-17 May 2019 at RACV Cape Schanck Resort on the Mornington Peninsula. Click on the link below to read more. PLA VICTAS flyer Cape Schanck 16-17 May 2019  

OH&S & Wellbeing Seminar Proudly Sponsored by Syngenta – 2nd April 2019

Workplace safety is paramount – come along to the Great Kardinia Park to hear from Syngenta how the right “tools” can minimise some of the largest OH&S issues. The series of presentations we have lined up for you will enlighten, educate, inform and entertain to better your appreciation of worker/colleague wellbeing delivering a happy work and personal performance. For more …

Update Research Project – Milestone Report 4, August 2018

The Sports Turf Association research project on the hours of use for different sports field construction types and maintenance inputs is now entering its final phase. The 2018 winter assessment has been completed which makes six assessments in total over the past 18 months. The winter assessment has provided several important observations as follows; Encouraging late summer growth and high …

Joe Bolton Toro graduate of the year 2017 USA Trip

STA (Vic) is very proud to bring you a report from Joe Bolton the winner of the Toro Graduate of the Year 2017.  Joe is a fantastic ambassador for the industry and we are pleased to have played a small part in introducing him to the wider industry. We hope you enjoy Joe’s excellent report on his USA adventure and …

HEAD START SCHOOL BASED APPRENTICE OR TRAINEE PROGRAM

Head Start is a new model of school-based training that aims to provide students with increased work exposure.  It targets priority industries and traditional trades, offering students the ability to experience a trade and gain valuable experience in a competitive job market.  This enables secondary school students to stay at school an extra year to finish their VCAL, VCE or …

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 …