Welcome to the Sports Turf Association

An Association dedicated to the development and professionalism of turf management. This association is managed by a voluntary team of Committee Members who are dedicated to providing knowledge, resources, ongoing education and networking opportunities for its members.

The Sports Turf Association in NSW has been operating in NSW since the Year 2000, previously known as the Turfgrass Association of Australia (TGAA).

The purpose of the Association is: To provide support, networking opportunities and education to the Sports Turf Industry.

STA also operates in NSW, QLD, ACT, VIC, SA, WA and New Zealand. Tasmania STA is coming soon.

We invite you be involved with our association, developed specifically for you and your work environment. Our existing members are from a variety of sports turf venues including; sports stadiums, golf courses, bowling greens, private schools and councils.


We look forward to providing personal development and professionalism for our members by:
  • Providing relevant activities for our members and sponsors.
  • Supporting education by promoting new people and Apprenticeships in the industry
  • Supporting and accessing results from the latest research and trials.
  • Supporting educatioin for all turf managers in regards to Education, Research, Legislation, Awards, OH&S and the Environment.


NSW Committee 2014/2015

President Chris Chapman nswpres@sportsturf.asn.au
Vice President Graeme Logan  
Vice President Keith McPhee  
Treasurer Julie-Ann Davey  
General Committee Frank Dempsey  
  Nadeem Zreikat  
  Dave McGlynn  
  Bradley Reynolds  
  Grant Thomas  
  Murray Fraser  
  Rex Sullings  
  Terry Ahern  
Administration Manager Jenny Zadro info@sportsturf.asn.au