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 …

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 …

STA Australia Autumn Newsletter

STA Australia’s Newsletter – Autumn 2020, packed full of interesting information – have a read:- Turf Reflections Autumn 2020 Vers5  

STA (Vic) Transition Trial

STA (Vic) will support the ANTEP 5 trial undertaken by the Australian Seed Federation (ASF) and also run a herbicide trial alongside the ANTEP 5 to trial and compare the various chemical options available to assist in transitioning out rye grass from a couch base. Therefore, we are reaching out to members for any suggestions of chemicals or especially mixes …

Statewide Turf Services, Victoria require an operator to service the turf industry

State Wide Turf Services Victoria are currently looking for a quality operator to work in our business servicing the turf industry. We currently do works for the following industries:- Local Government Sports Fields Major Racecourses Golf Courses Private Schools And any other turf related works. We are a growing business that is expanding with growth in the Melbourne region with …

STA (Vic) Sports Turf Seminar 2019

Record attendance this year at the annual seminar which was held at the MCG on the 10th July, 2019 with an increased number of attendees and sponsor tables. 322 people attended and sponsor members made up 26 tables adding a great dimension in information sharing and networking. Thank you once again to all the sponsor members who supported us on …

Compare possible hours of use for different sports field construction types and maintenance inputs

Sports Turf Association Victoria Final Report Summary January 2019 Co-authored by John Neylan (Turfgrass Consulting & Research) & David Nickson (Grand Prix Turf). Below is the Final Report Summary.  It can be found in .pdf format here.  If you’d like the complete report, click here. INTRODUCTION Over the past decade the number of sports field constructions and renovations has increased …

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 …