News: Surfaces

New sporting field takes shape on Sydney’s North Shore

A key milestone in Willoughby City Council’s largest project of 2018/19, a new sporting field at Gore Hill Park, has been reached. Touring the site on Wednesday (8th August) with…

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Aug 13, 2018 Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


SAPIA launches Code of Practice for installation and maintenance of sports surfaces

As the recognised Australian trade association, the Sports and Play Industry Association (SAPIA) has launched its Code of Practice for the Installation and Maintenance of Impact Attenuating…

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Jul 30, 2018 Parks / Play / Recreation / Surfaces /


Upgrade program commences at Marrara Hockey Stadium ahead of Australia vs Argentina clash

A $1.1 million program of upgrades to Darwin’s Marrara Hockey Stadium is underway in preparation for the Darwin International Hockey Open in September. Work will see the replacement…

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Jul 23, 2018 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Work begins on Wollongong City Council’s first artificial turf sports fields

Wollongong City Council has commenced work on the first synthetic turf field for football at the Ian McLennan Park Sports Field, Kembla Grange. The project, which is expected to cost…

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Jul 16, 2018 Recreation / Sport / Surfaces / Technology /


New owner for Grassports Queensland

Bernard Evans, the longtime owner of Grassports Australia, has announced the sale of the Queensland branch of the business to Brenden Dawson. In an announcement, Evans advised industry…

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Jul 15, 2018 Play / Recreation / Safety / Sport / Surfaces /


Smart Connection Consultancy releases world leading guidance for synthetic sports surfaces

Melbourne-based Smart Connection Consultancy has released three new Smart Guide booklets on the latest innovations, health and safety guidance and maintenance practices for synthetic sports…

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Jul 13, 2018 Recreation / Sport / Surfaces / Technology /


La Trobe University unveils first stage of sports precinct development

Melbourne’s La Trobe University has opened the first stage of its $150 million Sports Park development – a new artificial turf football field. The new FIFA accredited pitch…

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Jul 11, 2018 Education / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


National Sports Convention to link trade, education and networking opportunities

The National Sports Convention (NSC) is to present the largest ever coming together of Australia’s sport and recreation industry under one roof when it is held at the Melbourne…

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Jul 5, 2018 Recreation / Sport / Surfaces / Technology /


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