From Hallowed Turf to Hollowed Ground at Adelaide Oval
31 May 2012 - Stadia - Editor
Over the past two months, the 22-year-old Bradman stand and the newer Clem Hill and Chappell stands have been demolished.
Richmond to rip up Punt Rd Oval Turf
31 May 2012 - A.F.L - Editor
The Tigers will embark on a $1.9 million redevelopment of their Punt Rd Oval, leaving players seeking a new training venue from early next month.
Colin Campbell Chemicals Prizes @ AGCSA Turf Conference
31 May 2012 - Shows and seminars - Nadeem Zreikat
The major turf conference is upon us next week. All the industry will descend on Melbourne Convention Centre for the week with education sessions and the trade show.
ACT Budget Expected to Pour Money into Manuka Oval
31 May 2012 - General News - Editor
The Federal Government has promised $2.5 million for lights at Manuka Oval as part of the ACT’s Centenary celebrations next year and my understanding is that this will be matched by a contribution of $2.85 million in the ACT Government’s Budget next week.
Portsea Golf Club Redevelopment Commences
30 May 2012 - Golf - Editor
Construction of the Portsea Golf Club multi-million dollar redevelopment has commenced which includes a partnership with one of the world’s largest hotel groups, Accor.
Learning and training - where did it all begin?
30 May 2012 - Consultancy - Richard Murray
Along the way, if you are lucky, there will be people who want to train you or help you learn, because that’s what they are good at. All you have to do is want them to do that for all the right reasons.
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.
Million Drum Milestone for Central Murray
30 May 2012 - Health and Safety - drumMuster
More than one million drums will avoid landfills thanks to the efforts of some passionate locals doing their bit for the drumMUSTER program.
Soil - biology or chemistry?
29 May 2012 - Consultancy - Andrew Turnbull
With the cost of fertiliser rocketing this year, many turf managers are looking at alternatives for producing and managing high quality playing surfaces. Many are looking at, and actively trialling, a more organic, or environmentally sensitive, approach.
Ransomes Meteor a New Concept in Mowing
29 May 2012 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of high quality turf maintenance equipment, has launched the Ransomes Meteor.
Marrickville Golf Course Faces Being Sliced in Two
29 May 2012 - Golf - Editor
A favourite haunt of inner-city weekend hackers has fallen on rough times after it was recommended the 18-hole golf course be cut in half.
STANZ AGM/Field Day being held in Silverdale
28 May 2012 - Shows and seminars - Bobbie Harvey
Inside is information regarding our upcoming AGM/Field Day being held in Silverdale, Auckland on Thursday 21st June.
Curator Terry O'Keeffe of Sydney's Showground Stadium
28 May 2012 - A.F.L - Editor
While much has been made of the ground's new creature comforts - including the largest video screen in the southern hemisphere - the work of curator Terry O'Keeffe will matter most on the weekend.
Els hits out at UK Greenkeeping Staff
28 May 2012 - Golf - Editor
Course designer Ernie Els let rip at the European Tour and Wentworths greenkeeping staff on Saturday after brushing aside strong winds to move to the fringes of contention at the PGA Championship.
Premier opens $65m redeveloped Sydney Showground Stadium
28 May 2012 - A.F.L - Editor
NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Sport and Recreation Graham Annesley today officially opened the upgraded Sydney Showground Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park ahead of Greater Western Sydney’s first home game at the ground on Saturday night.
Australian Turfgrass Conference Reminder
28 May 2012 - Shows and seminars - Press Release
Don't forget the 28th Australian Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition which heads back to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 4-8 June, 2012. With over 70 companies displaying and admission free the industry’s premier trade show is one not to be missed.
Geelong Synthetic Track Failing
27 May 2012 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
Victorian racing's major weapon against harsh winter weather, the Geelong synthetic track, failed the industry again yesterday when the eight-race meeting was abandoned after two races due to surface water and poor visibility.
Fears Grow for Burswood Golf Course
27 May 2012 - Golf - Editor
Burswood residents are rallying to retain Burswood Park Golf Course as a nine-hole layout after being told it could close as early as next year to make way for the State Government's major sports stadium.
26 May 2012 - Consultancy - Dr Kate Entwistle
Rust is a collective term that is commonly used to describe a group of turfgrass diseases, each of which is characterised by the prolific production of small, rust-coloured spores.