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.
Redexim to launch The Carrrier +Verti-Drain to GCSAA Golf Show in Orlando
31 Jan 2011 - Industry News - Press Release
At the GCSAA Golf Show in Orlando of next month Redexim will launch The Carrrier +Verti-Drain 215.013 combination.
Corbould Park's New Cushion Track
31 Jan 2011 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
The initial building of the Sunshine Coast Turf Club Corbould Park race track was completed in July 1985. It was the first major Queensland racecourse built outside the Brisbane metropolitan area for more than 50 years.
The New Patersons Stadium Turf
31 Jan 2011 - A.F.L - Nathan Saville
The new surface at Patersons Stadium has passed an AFL inspection just a fortnight after it was laid, with West Coast to train on the ground for the first time this weekend
Clubs Pick up the Pieces
30 Jan 2011 - Golf - Editor
One month on from the floods, Bronwyn Walker and Sharon McIlwain know there is still a long hard road to recovery ahead for the Bundaberg Netball Association.
Alphasport Aids Flood Recovery
30 Jan 2011 - A.F.L - Editor
Long-time AFLQ supporters Alphasport has prepared a detailed recovery program for flood-effected clubs in Queensland and offered them a free recovery kit.
AFL Queensland’s Lavish new Training Centre Flooded
29 Jan 2011 - A.F.L - Editor
AFL Queensland’s lavish new training and administration centre in Brisbane has been inundated with water barely three months after it was opened.
Proposed Date for Callaghan Park Return
29 Jan 2011 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
Following the completion of a full week of remediation work at Callaghan Park, a strategy has been implemented that should see thoroughbred racing resume in Rockhampton from March 19, 2011.
Chemical Hazards after Flooding
29 Jan 2011 - Health and Safety - Press Release
The floods may have buried, moved or damaged hazardous chemical containers including corrosives, oils, pesticides and industrial chemicals. To safely handle and dispose of hazardous chemicals, the following should be considered:
Bowls Queensland calls for Help
28 Jan 2011 - Bowls - Press Release
Bowls Queensland has launched a major Disaster Relief Fund to help Queensland clubs devastated by recent flooding get back on their feet.
World First for New Product
28 Jan 2011 - Industry News - Rene Lubbers
Australia has been selected to be the first country to commercially manufacture and supply the new John Deere D5000 Flow Regulated Drip Line.
$100,000 Study into Potential Cairns Stadium
28 Jan 2011 - General News - Editor
Cairns push for a major rectangular stadium will get a boost from a council plan to invest $100,000 before August into assessing the city's need for the facility.
Maleny Bowls Club goes for Artificial Greens
28 Jan 2011 - Bowls - Editor
Maleny Lawn Bowls chairman Ian Hansen believes many Sunshine Coast clubs are likely to follow his club’s lead by investing in an artificial surface.
Flood Delays Start of Hawke's Bay Polo Tournament
28 Jan 2011 - General Sports - Editor
Unexpected rainfall and drainage issues at Elwood Road Polo Grounds have postponed the annual Hawke's Bay Open Dewar Cup polo tournament, which was to start today.
Marrara Oval loses Indigenous All Stars Match due to Surface
28 Jan 2011 - A.F.L - Editor
The Indigenous All Stars game against Richmond will not be held at Darwin's Marrara oval after today's inspection found the ground's surface wasn't up to scratch.
Golf Course Mowing Strategies
27 Jan 2011 - Golf - Editor
A quality cut on golf course turfgrass is a top priority for any superintendent—and being able to readily adjust mowing practices according to conditions is the key to quality control.
UK's Big Turf Show The BTME Harrogate Show Review
27 Jan 2011 - Shows and seminars - Laurence Gale MSc
BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) Harrogate Week is always an enjoyable, rewarding opportunity for me to meet up and socialise with so many turf professionals, colleagues, practitioners and companies that support and work in our great ever changing sports turf environment.