We nurture turf

field sports of all


Australia’s foremost association of people, industry and organizations participating and employed in the sports turf and leisure fields industry. A not-for-profit national association nurturing appreciation and advancement of skills, best practice, people engagement, education, forums, workshops, and safety in the sports fields work place.

Sports Turf Association- Australia Partners for 2020:

Our Premier Supplier of Turf Equipment

Equipment for Turf & Leisure

Our Principal Agronomy Partner

Sports Turf Consultants joins with STA-Australia as our patron agronomists.

STA-Australia is proud and privileged to welcome Sports Turf Consultants as our preferred agronomy organization. As an Australian company Sports Turf Consultants being part of the STRI research organization garners from local and international experience and knowledge for the betterment of the Australian sports field industry.
Sam Myott, General Manager, Sports Turf Consultants, stated;-

“The synergy between STA-Australia and Sports Turf Consultants reflect the same commitments to enhance the outcome for sports fields across the nation, in technical advice, construction, management, product development & premier maintenance for the turf industry.”

Sports Turf Consultants was established in 1992 to offer a scientifically grounded independent agronomy service to the Australian turf industry. Today it operates in all states and regions whilst based in Melbourne. Their broad customer base includes golf, bowls, football, cricket, local government, seed producers and soil suppliers to name a few.

The Wimbledon Wizard

STRI Australia are putting together a presentation with guest speaker Neil Stubley (Wimbledon Head Groundsman).  Neil is inspecting warm season grass screening trials at Redland Facility (Qld) which has been in place for the last 2 years. 

Neil will use this visit to discuss turf grass and lawn tennis development with local turf grass managers .  Our thanks to Sports Turf Consultants for assisting all STA-Australia with this great resource.

STA & Bush fire appeal

The travesty of Australia’s bush fires have far reaching implications to not only the local communities but also to our Sports Turf Association members. Many communities offering refuge sites have chosen the very turf fields our members have nurtured. What a privilege to be of benefit in such a tough time. In addition, Sports Turf Associations State Associations will each be making a $1000 financial donation to the appeals in each state. We advocate to our members they may wish to make a donation to this worthy cause.

STA-Australia and Toro Aus are delighted to announce the winner of the 2019 Sports Turf & Fields Graduate of the Year-Matt Wolfe from City of Albany WA. The ASTMA winner of the 2019 Golf Graduate of the Year is Angus Beasley from Gunnedah Golf Club, NSW.
We congratulate Angus and Matt on a sensational achievement

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Turf at Bankwest Stadium being replaced ...

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