News: Surfaces

Toddler suffers severe burns to feet after stepping on metal plate in Ipswich park

A Queensland mother has advised that her 18-month-old daughter suffered severe burns to the bottom of her feet while playing at the River Heart Parklands in the south east Queensland city…

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Nov 10, 2018 Parks / Play / Safety / Surfaces /


‘Fumes’ lead to three day closure of indoor pools at Orange Aquatic Centre

Orange City Council released a statement explaining the toddlers’ pool, which had been empty for a month, would also be repainted in the coming days. The statement advised that…

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Nov 8, 2018 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Safety / Surfaces /


Work commences on pitch upgrade at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre

A $1.1 million upgrade is underway at the Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre, with the playing surface of the Olympic hockey pitch being replaced ahead of a series of international matches…

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Nov 5, 2018 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Restoration works begin on ACT sportgrounds in advance of summer season

The ACT Government has advised that all of its irrigated sportsgrounds will be closed from today (Monday 17th September) to Sunday 30th September 2018 to undergo repairs and maintenance.…

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Sep 18, 2018 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


Months of transformation for multi-purpose Metricon Stadium

Metricon Stadium's status as a multi-purpose venue has been confirmed over recent months with its transformation from being the main venue for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games,…

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Sep 13, 2018 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


NSW Office of Sport releases guidance on Managing sport surfaces during drought

With sporting fields across much of NSW deteriorating through the current drought, the NSW Office of Sport has released a guidance document on effective management of playing surfaces in…

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Sep 13, 2018 Environment / Sport / Surfaces /


Grassports secures multiple wins at 2018 SAPIA awards

Leading sports surface designers and constructors Grassports Australia was a multiple winner at last week’s Sports and Play Industry Association (SAPIA) 2018 Industry Awards, winning…

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Sep 7, 2018 Marketing / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces / Technology /


SAPIA awards construction excellence in play, recreation and sport

The Sports and Play Industry Association (SAPIA) has announced the winners of its 2018 Industry Awards, presented last week at the Association's annual Conference. Now in its 18th…

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Sep 6, 2018 Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


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