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ASTC was engaged by Caloundra Cricket Club to undertake an inspection of their 2 cricket fields, meet with the Ground Manager and Executive Committee Members, to discuss their existing maintenance program and to then provide recommendations to help maintain and improve ground conditions.
Whether it be a community sports field or elite playing surface, the expectations of our natural turf sports fields have never been higher. Helping to achieve a superior surface starts at the design phase and writing definitive sports turf technical specifications.
MBRC have engaged ASTC to undertake a pre-works site investigation and soil testing to then provide technical specifications in the redevelopment of Soccer Field 1 within the Bribie Island Soccer Club. Quality Control inspections will also be undertaken during the redevelopment to assist Council.
ASTC have been engaged by Isaac Regional Council to visit the region and collect soil samples from their sports fields for nutritional testing. Isaac Council has requested independent testing and recommendations to maintain and improve their sporting facilities.
ASTC organised a sand blend topdressing trial to be setup within South East Queensland. The trial, endorsed by Brisbane City Council, was established to compare 4 sand topdressing blends to be able to demonstrate product differences to Council and sporting clubs.
Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre (QSAC) engaged ASTC to manage a comparative 12 month study on assessing different types of couches (bermudagrasses). The project was designed to help QSAC management choose a suitable grass for turf replacement of their Main Field in 2022.
Marist College Ashgrove (MCA) in Brisbane engaged ASTC to undertake a series of face-to-face meeting with key stakeholders within the College, audit and conduct nutritional testing of their 7 sports fields and provide an annual sports turf maintenance program.
ASTC was engaged to undertake an independent review of St Peters Lutheran College (SPLC) Indooroopilly Ovals including Mayer, Stolz and Harts Road. The review included meetings with key SPLC staff, sports field auditing, soil nutritional testing and provision of an annual turf maintenance plan.
ASTC has been engaged by Rohrig (QLD) Pty Ltd to provide specialist turf consultancy services for the construction and maintenance of new sports fields at Ormiston College in Ormiston, QLD. The fields include a large 1.5-hectare multi-use sports field and a natural turf field inside the new tartan athletics track.
City of Sydney engaged ASTC to undertake the independent sports field auditing of their playing surfaces in 2019.
In September 2019 ASTC commenced a busy sports field redevelopment period with works being conducted at Annerley Football Club (Annerley), Pine Hills Football Club (Bunya), North Pine Football Club (Dakabin), Northlakes Rugby League Football Club, (North Lakes) and Caboolture Junior Rugby League (Caboolture).
Why new sports turf varieties? Following attendance and presenting at the recent National Sports Convention, the answer was clear: SYNTHETICS Australian Sports Turf Consultants (ASTC)
Australian Sports Turf Consultants Director Matt Roche has booked his flights and is registered to attend the 2016 Sports Turf Managers Conference (STMA) to be held
Six weeks after collecting turf samples from the former Redlands DPI turf collection, some 200 different turf varieties have been rescued. Turf material is being
Following consultation and lengthy discussions with the State of Queensland acting through the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) and the Plant Breeder’s Rights (PBR)
New varieties published in Australia’s Plant Breeder’s Rights PVJ Today saw four new varieties that ASTC was the Qualified Person (QP) for published in Australia’s
Turf Species Audit on the Gold Coast Austspray Environmental Weed Control engaged Australian Sports Turf Consultants to conduct an independent turf species audit across 70
ASTC is in the process of preparing tender documentation for Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) to assist them with the procurement of fertiliser and amendment
Barenbrug Australia (formerly Heritage Seeds) engaged ASTC to undertake two ryegrass oversowing trials (i) to compare 5 observational ryegrasses and (ii) in the main trial, to compare and measure the performance of 9 sports turf ryegrasses under South East Queensland growing conditions.