News & Events

November 6, 2020 Events

4 extra staff to be confirmed

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STA Qld Sports Turf Awards 2019

December 21, 2018 Uncategorized

Here is a list of the awards that will be up for grabs in May 2019 at the annual STA Qld Sports Turf Awards. Included are the criteria you need to be nominated for the award. All nominations should be sent to Best Mowing Pattern Must be creativeUsing different techniquesCan be photos of any […]

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Graduate of the Year 2018

November 23, 2018 Events, News

Queensland Turf Managers – Do you have an apprentice that has gone above and beyond? Have you had an apprentice that shows passion and skill? If they have graduated by December 31st 2018 then why not show them you have noticed their hard work by nominating them as STA Queensland’s graduate of the year. Fantastic […]

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New Committee Elected at AGM

October 16, 2018 News

The A.G.M. Was held this morning with a great turn out for the meeting. A few big changes this year with long time President Mal Caddies stepping down to the Vice-President role. Our thanks go out to Mal for his continued service to the STA since it’s inception 12 years ago. He can be very […]

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2018 STA QLD and GCSAQ Metricon Tour and Reno Rumble

July 8, 2018 Events, News

Metricon Stadium Tour and Reno Rumble Join us for a Metricon Stadium tour with curator Kerry Betihavas. Kerry will discuss his drop-in pitch preparation for the upcoming T20 games at the stadium. The day will also include our annual Reno Rumble where our valued sponsors will demonstrate their range of renovation equipment including Toro, KC […]

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2019 Partners

March 27, 2018 Uncategorized

The Sports Turf Association of Queensland would like to thank the following Partners for their continuing support of the Sports Turf Industry in Queensland.  Please take a moment to visit their sites. GOLD PARTNERS   SILVER PARTNERS BRONZE PARTNERS

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Sports Turf Association of Queensland is proud to welcome back Precision Earthworks Solutions as a Bronze Partner for 2018. Precision Earthworks Solutions

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2019 Grounds Managers Dinner

March 8, 2018 Events, News

As part of the inaugural STA QLD Ground Mangers Dinner we are currently taking nominations for the following award categories.  Judging criteria will be supplied in December 2018: Community sports field (best field) Public school (best field) Private school (best field) Newly constructed sports field of the year Innovation of the Year Nominating is so […]

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2017 Graduate of the Year

This year we were blessed with some exceptional candidates and with extensive deliberation, we are pleased to announce Sam Nickolls has been awarded the 2017 Graduate of the Year award. Sam will attend the Toro National Sportsfield and Grounds Forum at Wesley College in Melbourne from Tuesday, 10th April and participate in interviews and give […]

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ASTC – Sports field benchmarking

March 6, 2018 Partner Updates

Australian Sports Turf Consultants (ASTC) provides independent sports field auditing of natural turf facilities, including elite and community sports fields, schools, golf courses, racetracks and bowling greens. Councils, schools, community and elite sports facilities who have contracted ASTC to conduct sports field auditing have in turn requested repeat testing, otherwise known as benchmarking. Sports facility […]

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QTurf – Special offers

Make Terry from QTurf Machinery any offer on the following: 1) 2 x Fieldmaster Park Roller Mowers PMM150 1.5m cut. 2) 1 x Wiedenmann FXL-H150 1.5m Front Mower deck, Rear Discharge to suit Shibaura or New Holland power units. 3) 2 x Wiedenmann FXL-S180 1.8m Front Mower Decks, Side Discharge to suit Shibaura or New […]

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Fernland – John Hume Joins

We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our Turf Sales Team with the addition of John Hume. John has over 36 years experience within the Turf Industry. He joins our committed team to build on the strong relationships he has established and developed with sporting clubs, golf courses, local councils, schools and universities […]

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STA QLD Member: Malcolm Caddies

Member Profile Full Name: Malcolm Caddies Position: Grounds Manager Workplace/Organisation: Suncorp Stadium Time working in the industry: Grounds Manager since 2007 and at the stadium since it reopened in 2003 Qualifications/Experience: Cert IV in Turf Management Previous Employment: Nudgee Golf Club Norfolk Island Golf Club Turf Irrigation Services Riverlakes Golf Course Brisbane Golf Club Frankston […]

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STA Queensland welcomes Bayer back as a Bronze Partner in 2018.

January 17, 2018 Partner Updates

STA Queensland welcomes Bayer back as a Bronze Partner in 2018. Bayer is a global inventor company with a long tradition of research and development. The Environmental Science division specialises in the development and marketing of pest, weed and plant-disease control solutions for non-crop situations. Turf Management recognizes a great game of golf, or other […]

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2018 STA QLD Construction Day & AGM

When: 17 April 2018, 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Where: Broncos Leagues Club, Captains Room Theme: Annual General Meeting Presentation by Peter Semos  – New Broncos Training Field Peter Semos is known as a renowned specialist in the sports and equine surface industry. His extensive experience spans 46 years, consulting on everything from high-profile major […]

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2018 STA QLD Educational Day

January 16, 2018 Events

When: 13 March 2018, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Where: View Point Room, University of QLD, St Lucia Campus. Convenient parking is located under the newly constructed synthetic sports fields. Park and Pay under the location of Fields 4 and 5 on this map. Presenters:  Dr Chris Lambrides from The University of QLD In the […]

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