News: Surfaces

Innovative drainage to optimise playing surface quality at Sydney’s new Bankwest Stadium

A million-dollar underground drainage system which can suck water out of the field - the first of its kind to be used in Australia - will ensure Sydney’s new Bankwest Stadium will…

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Apr 21, 2019 Sport / Surfaces / Technology / Venues /


Arafura Games wheelchair tennis tournament will not be staged on sloping main court at Darwin International Tennis Centre

Wheelchair tennis players competing in Darwin's upcoming Arafura Games will not be able to use the new $17 million main court at the Darwin International Tennis Centre after the…

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Apr 12, 2019 Events / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Upgrades announced for Darwin playgrounds

Six Darwin playgrounds are to receive upgrades over the next six weeks, with the installation of new play equipment and shade structures costing nearly $500,000. Darwin has more than 110…

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Apr 4, 2019 Design / Play / Recreation / Surfaces /


North-east Victorian AFL club returns to formerly lead contaminated home ground

The North Wangaratta Hawks played their first match back at their traditional home ground -the North Wangaratta Recreation Reserve - last Saturday, having been kept away from the…

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Apr 2, 2019 Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


Qatar 2022 organisers reveal playing surfaces for FIFA World Cup

Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has announced that Platinum TE Paspalum will be the turf type for playing surfaces at all stadiums and training sites hosting the…

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Mar 29, 2019 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Football Victoria reveals future plans and new board appointments

Football Victoria has released its annual report for 2018, presented its new Strategic Plan for the game and voted in two new board directors at its Annual General Meeting held last…

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Mar 28, 2019 Culture / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


New Sunshine Coast netball court encourages community participation

A new custom-designed netball half court funded by Sunshine Coast Council to honour the region’s back-to-back premiers, the Sunshine Coast Lightning, was recently unveiled at Des…

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Mar 26, 2019 Parks / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


Marvel Stadium’s ‘absolutely atrocious’ turf areas to be replaced

The AFL Players' Association will reinspect the quality of Marvel Stadium turf later this week after a section of soft ground is replaced in front of the interchange benches. The…

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Mar 26, 2019 Safety / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


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