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April Professional Development Seminars Update

Thursday 26, Mar 2020

Updated announcements from the Australian Department of Health required the suspension of non-essential gatherings to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) in March and April.

The health and safety of our members remains an absolute priority for the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association, and therefore we have made the decision to postpone the Professional Development Program Seminars – Presentation Skills, that were scheduled in a number of States in April.
We are in the process of liaising with host venues and speakers to reschedule these events in consultation with State Associations to a suitable date later in the year.

All Members, including those who have registered for the Presentation Skills education seminars will receive additional information about this rescheduled event once dates are confirmed.

This postponement relates to the Professional Development Program Seminars in April only

We remain in regular contact with the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre and will always treat the health and safety of event delegates, speakers and exhibitions partners as our number one priority and will follow official health and travel advice and the advice of local governmental bodies.

Currently, there is no information to suggest that there is any changes, informaiton or risk to events as far ahead as the 2020 Turf Conference in late June, however we will continue to monitor advice from relevant bodies including both the Federal and Victorian Government Department of Human and Health Services relating to the situation and events.  

To confirm, we continue to work closely with and monitor advice from all relevant Government agencies and Conference partners, and with the event scheduled for late June we are currently proceeding as planned.

All Members, including those who have registered for the Presentation Skills education seminars will receive additional information about this rescheduled event once dates are confirmed.