Manchester Grammar School - an Olympic training venue
10 Jun 2012 - Schools - Tom James
Olympic aspirations are being met at The Manchester Grammar School, one of the country’s premier educational institutions, as work continues to ready itself for London 2012, whilst also realising a long-held desire to deliver Test standard cricketing provision to students
Mowbray College Facing Wind Up
30 May 2012 - Schools - Editor
One of the largest private schools in Melbourne's outer western suburbs is facing closure after racking up debts of $18 million, leaving more than 1000 students in the lurch.
2012 School Resources Expo
17 May 2012 - Schools - Editor
The School Resources Expo is an all encompassing Event for professionals in child care, primary, secondary, tertiary education and special education. The Event is open to both government and independent facilities.
AAMI Park Definitely no Lightweight
21 Oct 2011 - Schools - Press Release
AAMI Park stadium has added another accolade to its trophy cabinet, winning the 2011 Design and Collaboration award from the Lightweight Structure Association of Australasia (LSAA).
$11.6m to Clear Asbestos from Wynnum State School Pval
1 Sep 2011 - Schools - Editor
Almost the entire oval of the future Wynnum State School site is being removed to rid the site of asbestos contamination but the material's origin is a mystery.
Queenstown Rec Ground Closes for RWC 2011 Turf Prep
16 Jul 2011 - Schools - Editor
In order to meet RWCNZ turf requirements the Queenstown Recreation Ground has been closed for RWC2011 turf preparation and training until September 20 2011.
Southland Schools Raise Funds with Agrecovery Wrap
6 Jul 2011 - Schools - Press Release
The disposal of used silage wrap and pit covers continues to be a problem for many farmers throughout Southland.
Brett Chivers joins the Holmesglen Horticulture Team
5 Jul 2011 - Schools - Press Release
Holmesglen Institute of TAFE has been associated with the turf industry since 1987 and prior to that as Oakleigh Technical College. Leading the Turf section of the department is the new member of the horticulture team Brett Chivers.
Honda Power Equipment Launches Redesigned Website
4 Jul 2011 - Schools - Leigh Rogers
Accessing information on Honda Power Equipment is now even easier following the launch of the premium brand's new website, www.hondampe.com.au. The revamped site is loaded with features and interactive tools to help users get exactly what they want with the click of a mouse
Private School 'Money Talks in Council Decision'
1 Jun 2011 - Schools - Editor
A Sydney council has given in-principle support to a plan by two wealthy private schools to pay $2 million for a synthetic running track in a public park near their schools in Wahroonga.
Independence of “New” NZ Sports Turf Institute
9 May 2011 - Schools - NZ Sports Field Forum
In the SFF February newsletter, Robert Findlay rightly praises NZ Sports Turf Institute agronomists for unbiased opinion, the quality of the Turf Management Journal and the Institute’s notable contribution to research and training.
Marryatville Schools Front oval Saved from Bulldozer
7 May 2011 - Schools - Editor
Marryatville Schools front oval has been saved from the bulldozer.
28 Apr 2011 - Schools - Tom James
An internship at the Ohio State University has proved a platform for transforming the career of a groundsman now in charge of an American school’s sports provision in the UK.
Machinery Key part in Preparing the Open at Royal St Georges
11 Apr 2011 - Schools - Neville Johnson
The UK's Royal St Georges, Sandwich is one of the great links courses, the ultimate in natural testing conditions. It is probably the best viewing course among the Open venues – literally the most open of them all.
New Walk Greens Mowers feature Increased Productivity with Speed Link Technology
5 Apr 2011 - Schools - Rene Lubbers
John Deere today announced the launch of its new SL Walk Greens Mowers line, with patented Speed Link™ height-of-cut adjustment technology, which will save time and increase productivity for turf maintenance crews.
Seminar Trade Show Season 2011
5 Apr 2011 - Schools - Nadeem Zreikat
Well its that time of the year again where we start to look at ways to improve our facilities with various education seminars ands trad eshow on offer. I wanted to put a brief list of these events coming up.
Turfgrass Research at the University of Tennessee
4 Apr 2011 - Schools - Micah Woods
I visited the East Tennessee Ag Research and Education Center in Knoxville yesterday to see many of the turfgrass experiments now underway. This large facility has vast swaths of turfgrass plots sweeping down to the Tennessee River.
1 Mar 2011 - Schools - Rob Jenkins
Tropfest is regarded as one of Australia's most iconic cultural events, and the largest short film festival in the world. Emily Williamson and her team from Mayfield State School in Brisbane turned out this year's runner up in Tropfest Jr with a film on their school groundsman, Rob Malcom. Watch the fantastic film inside!
NZ Turf Conference in Christchurch Update
25 Feb 2011 - Schools - Dr Richard Gibbs
To all participants of the Turf Conference and Trade Show 2011, we are currently assessing how we will deliver this important event in spite of the terrible occurrence in Christchurch. At this time we would like you to assume the conference will proceed.
Disaster Assistance from TPA
31 Jan 2011 - Schools - Dave Raison
Following the spate of natural disasters throughout the country and the current circumstances now affecting South East Queensland, the Turf Producers Association of Australia (TPA) has compiled the following information to assist both members and levy payers in seeking Govt.