Melbourne’s proposed East West link is set to cause a loss of seven sporting ovals at Royal Park. To make way for the 18km motorway and tunnel that will connect the western suburbs to the Eastern Freeway, 10 sporting clubs will have to find new homes. Fortunately, the state government has provided a $15 million package for sporting clubs and …
For several years, the University of Ballarat has been investigating the links between ground conditions and injury in football. I live in Ballarat, and when I finished a long career as a teacher of turf management in 2008, I was fortunate enough to be taken on at UB as a PhD student to study the effects of agronomic (soil and …
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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
STA Victoria supports pertinent research Download Community wear trial research update(Januray 2012) Download Wicket soil research update
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 !
Rory Bairnsfather-Scott (pictured below receiving his award from TORO Managing Director Richard Walne) is the 2011 National Sports Turf Graduate award winner.