Australian Sports Turf Consultants
Australian Sports Turf Consultants (ASTC) is an Australian owned and operated company. ASTC provides independent technical and scientific advice to sports organisations, the turf production, environmental, commercial and residential sectors. ASTC also carries out research, development and extension activities for Australian and international turf industries.
ASTC provides advice and services to enhance natural turf facilities, recreational and open spaces, environmental sensitive areas and urban environments. ASTC is committed to provide a professional independent service to educate, enhance and develop the turf sector while providing practical solutions.
ASTC is also the developer of TurfFinder. TurfFinder is an independent web site developed to assist professional turf managers and homeowners in selecting the best available turfgrass to meet their needs. Turf Finder provides factual independent information on commercially available turfgrasses being sold by professional turf producers in your region and from across Australia.
Australian Sports Turf Consultants office is located in Brisbane at Unit 8/ Level 1, 967 Logan Road, Holland Park West QLD, Australia.
ASTC provides services in the following areas:
- Turfgrass consultancy
- Independent research trials
- Project management
- Quality assurance
- Auditing and benchmarking of elite and community sports facilities
- Data collection, GIS management
- Turf farm quality control inspections
- Plant Breeder’s Rights (PBR) trials
- Turf selection and installation advice
- Turf maintenance advice
- DNA testing, soil nutritional, soil particle size distribution (PSD), nutritional, water and loss on Ignition (LOI) testing
- Trouble shooting
- Education and extension activities.
Business clients include:
- Councils and government bodies
- Multiuse elite sports stadiums
- Community sports clubs, racetracks, golf and bowls clubs, associations and schools
- Turf maintenance companies
- Turf producers and turf managers
- Architects, engineers, developers, builders and landscapers.
Sports Turf Association QLD Silver Partner since 2013 to 2017 and Bronze Partner since 2017.