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Registration open for AGCSA Turf Education Seminars

Saturday 19, Jan 2019

The AGCSA is pleased to announce that registration for the upcoming series of 2019 AGCSA Turf Education Seminars is now open.

As announced in December, the AGCSA is hosting a total of seven seminars in major centres around the country throughout March and April 2019 as part of its desire to further promote education opportunities for its members and those in the wider turf industry.

Venues and the seminar programme have been finalised, with registrations now open.  Seminar details are:






Canberra    Wednesday 6 March   Manuka Oval   Register 
Adelaide   Wednesday 13 March   Adelaide Oval   Register
Perth   Thursday 14 March   Optus Stadium   Register
Brisbane   Wednesday 20 March   Allan Border Field   Register
Melbourne   Wednesday 27 March   Melbourne Cricket Ground   Register
Sydney   Wednesday 3 April   Sydney Cricket Ground   Register
Hobart   Wednesday 10 April   Blundstone Arena   Register


These day-long events are set to feature a broad range of experts drawn from a variety of industry sectors. Speakers and topics for the sessions include;

John Neylan – Sand selection and construction specifications in Turf environments
John Forrest – Effective Water Managment Practices on Sportsfield and Golf Courses
Bruce MacPhee and Tim Fankhauser – Understanding and developing cultural practices that are right for your Sportsturf
Nathan Tovey – Developing & Implementing Best Practice in Sportsturf Environments
Mark Carter – Leadership & Development in the Sportsturf Industry

In addition to the above speakers, host venue staff will also give a presentation on their turf management practices and local enviuronmental challenges.

For more information on the seminars, programme and to register CLICK HERE or contact AGCSA events and education manager Simone Staples on (03) 9548 8600 or email


The AGCSA looks forward to seeing you at one of these seminars.