# Turf industry assessment guides

National Turf Industry Delivery & Assessment Guides – Cert 111 Sports Turf Management These were agreed upon in December 2012. Click on the above link to download further information.

DPI announces Carbendazim restrictions

Controls on the fungicide carbendazim have been improved following a review of the chemical by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). As of 25 January, the APVMA has restricted the horticultural and turf uses of carbendazim and extended health warnings on the label. For information go to the DPI website

Vote to change the association name

  TGAA WA and TGA SA members vote to change the Association name at the respective state Annual General Meetings. All six TGAA states have now voted to adopt the name of Sports Turf Association. More on this news soon !

Turfies of the future

STA Victoria continues to support “Turfies of the future” by sponsoring students from TAFE’s with an award each year. Pictured (right) is Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) 2010 winner, Brodie Dorgan with his parents. Below is a group photo taken of award all NMIT 2010 winners. Holmesglen TAFE 2010 winner is Tim Glover and Swinburne University of TAFE 2010 winner …

TGAA celebrates 21 years

A great evening was had by all that attended. It was great to see some “old” faces from past committee members mingling with current members, have a laugh whilst hearing of stories of “old times” and nibble on some gourmet finger food. Bruce Stephens gave an insight into how the Association started 21 years ago and congratulations goes to Ian …