Welcome to the Sports Turf Association, Australia Inc.

STA Australia is an association dedicated to the development and professionalism of sports turf management.

The STA Australia Committee is made up of representatives from the various STA states. 

On the 25th June 2014 at an annual meeting, the states agreed to form a National Body to create a stronger more united organisation.

Each state operates independently managing memberships, sponsorship and events.

The STA Australia Committee 2016-2017
President: Mr Chris Chapman (New South Wales)
Vice President: Mr Nathan Tovey (Victoria)
Treasurer: Mr Tony Guy (Western Australia)
Committee members: Mr Malcolm Caddies (Queensland)
  Mr Gerry Charlton (South Australia)
  Mr Scott Harris (Australian Capital Territory)
  Mr Chris Hay (Tasmania)

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for Local Information


Platinum Partner


Gold Sponsor


All members of STA State Regions are automatically members of STA Australia.

Click on your state to become a member.

A Professional Future

STA is committed to the development of professional Sports Turf Managers.

STA is proud to be involved and work with the National Turf Education Working Group who strive to ensure training standards for sports turf managers are maintained and reviewed.

The Annual Sports Turf Graduate of the Year Award is much sought after title and young graduates of Certificate III in Sports Turf Management from all STA states battle for the title.  STA Australia is proud to be associated with Toro Australia for the sponsorship of this award.

Coming Events

STA Victoria
Sports Turf Seminar
19th July

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Annual Seminar
26th July

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Turf Seminar
23rd August 2017
Adelaide Oval

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Wicket 101
Accreditation Program

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Positions Vacant


Bowling Greens
Morley Noranda
Recreation Club - WA

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Solid Ground Landscaping


Solid Ground Landscaping is Australia's only purpose built landscaping and
sports turf company.
We are looking for enthusiastic, professional, experienced staff with a keen eye for detail to join our dynamic team.  Qualifications in Horticulturalist Parks & Gardens / Greenkeeper preferred but not essential.  We have multiple positions available with an immediate start that involve working on a large variety of projects throughout Sydney.