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					            TURFGRASS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
                                   (ACT INCORPORATED)
                                    NEWSLETTER
 Issue No 4                                                                 Summer 1997

                                                        CONGRATULATIONS
           POLO SHIRTS
                                                   One member of committee is up to his elbows
At the last meeting of committee on Monday         in nappies right now after the arrival of his
November 10th it was agreed that the price of      first child. Rebbecca and Mick Borowski are
the polo shirts would rise from $15 to $20. This   now the proud parents of a lovely daughter,
decision was reached due to the fact that some     Karly.
members were purchasing shirts for non-
members. The original agreement was that only
members could purchase shirts hence only 100
were made available for sale with no profit for
the association whatsoever: As from now non-
members can purchase shirts so we encourage
people to get in before stocks run out.

For purchases: Pat Garratt Ph 62833533
               David Purcell Ph 015212829



FEEDBACK from members is                             BRUCE STADIUM VISIT
important to the committee. We need
your views and SUGGESTIONS for                     A visit to Bruce Stadium redevelopment site has
social events or information days /                been organised for:
                                                   Date: Tuesday December 9th
evenings for the 1998 calendar year.               Time: l0am sharp
                                                   Meet: at the front gates to the Stadium
Call Pat Garratt or David Purcell
please.                                            Mitchell Alexander, site foreman for "Haskins"
                                                   the company responsible for the development,
                                                   will conduct the visit. Steve Cole from
                                                   "StrathAyr" will explain the technical details on
                                                   the mesh elements profile and turf laying
                                                   process.
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ACT PEST MANAGEMENT                                                 GENERAL
INDUSTRY CODE OF
                                                     The latest edition of Turfcraft (summer 97) is
PRACTICE                                             out now and if you do not subscribe you are
                                                     missing out on a very informative publication.
The Environmental Protection Agency are
currently drafting new regulations in relation to    With the advent of the Canberra Comets Cricket
agricultural pesticide application. In the           side in the Mercantile Cup one day national
proposed new regulations employers must              competition, Turfcraft has a great article on
ensure only trained staff handle and apply           Manuka Oval and our own local cricket wicket
agricultural chemicals within their work             guru Greg Brearley. This is tremendous for
situations. If anybody is interested to know         local cricket in our district, and in addition to
more on the subject contact either Bruce Davies      that, Manuka Oval will be getting more national
or Pat Garratt for a copy of the draft proposal      television exposure to show people that
code of practice.                                    Canberra has one of the best cricket oval
                                                     complex's in the land as well as being a fine
Bruce Davies ph 2074 623                             multi purpose football ground.
Pat Garratt ph 2833 533 or 0411 488 888
                                                     Other points of interest (apart from Grant Kings
                                                     report) include peoples thoughts on the demise
                                                     of the SCA, more Primo success stories, what to
         ATRI TROUBLES                               be on the lookout for with the really hot weather
                                                     just around the corner on your patch and much
As most people would be aware ATRI is in             more!
serious financial strife as reported in the last
edition of their turf notes. It seems evident that
more and more emphasis is being placed on the        CHRISTMAS GATHERING
dollar these days and not enough on what
institutions such as ATRI represent to an            Don't forget our Christmas get together on
industry such as ours. For them to survive they      Friday the 5th. If you have misplaced your
require an injection of funds, so how as             notice its at the Towncenter Sports Club,
individuals can we help?                             upstairs in Maddisons Restaurant, 6.30 for 7pm.

By attending their workshops, seminars and by        If you can't make it, Merry Christmas and
trying to encourage membership increases in          a happy New Year.
our immediate area. We have already lost the
Technical Services Unit (City Parks) here in
Canberra which to me represented a valuable
technical support organisation which I think
everybody would agree was a huge loss. Here’s
hoping ATRI is not heading down the same
track.
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                 TURFGRASS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
                     BECOME A MEMBER OF THE TGAA!
Do you work in the turf industry?
Then you are eligible to join the Turf Grass Association of Australia!
The TGAA is made up of people from every sector of the turf industry, who are interested in the maintenance and
management of turf surfaces. The ACT Region of TGAA intends to have a number of gatherings (regular
meetings, guest speakers, field days, workshops, etc.) a year and the success of these events and the organisation
will depend on a large and active membership.

What does this membership entitle me to?
•       Attendance at organised events
•       Regular updates of coming events
•       Attendance at turf seminars

                                    All this for only $25 a year!
                            Why don't you fill in the membership form now?


TGAA Membership Application Form
Name: ____________________________________________________________________

Postal Address:                                                                            __

Suburb:                                           State: _____________Postcode:            __

Phone No: (W)                              (H):                                   __

Mobile No:                                  Fax No:                               ________

Organisation:                                                     Position:                        __

E mail: ____________________________________________
Turf Affiliation (Golf, Bowls, Education, Government, Contractor, Racing, Turf/Landscape Management, Company,
Contractor, Cricket, School, Other): ________________________

Membership - $25 per annum, payable 1 July each year
Application for membership should be sent to:  The Secretary
                                                       TGAA (ACT)
                                                       P.O. BOX 3223
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                                             Weston Creek ACT 2611


       TURFGRASS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA – ACT
                       REGION
                  SPONSORS 1998 / 1999
G C SCHMIDT                  WATERLAND                       GLOBE AUSTRALIA
PO Box 16                    61 Tennant Street               163 Port Hacking Road
Mitchell ACT 2911            Fyshwick ACT 2609               Miranda NSW 2228
Tel: (02) 6242 9681          Tel: (02) 6280 4300             Tel: (02) 9522 0000
Fax: (02) 6242 9683          Fax: (02) 6280 6120             Fax: (02) 9522 4488

MONARO IRRIGATION            JACOBSEN TEXTRON                VICTA/RANSOME
216 Gilmore Road             122 Hume Highway                (Sunbeam Corporation)
Queanbeyan NSW 2620          Lansvale NSW 2166               PO Box 60
Tel: (02) 6297 8486          Tel: (02) 9724 0344             Campsie NSW 2194
Fax: (02) 2977 5610          Fax: (02) 9724 5405             Tel : (02) 9789 8555
                             Mobile: 0184 460 279            Fax : (02) 9771 2447
TURFORCE                     ROVER MOWERS                    RHONE-POULENC
PO Box 93                    PO Box 2255                     RURAL AUSTRALIA
Pennant Hills NSW 2120       Smithfield NSW 2164             (CHIPCO/BAYER)
Tel: (02) 9789 8771          Tel: 0186 18971                 18 Lucas Avenue
Fax: (02) 9787 3840          Fax: (02) 9609 5710             Moorebank NSW 2170
                                                             Tel: 0419 415 030
                                                             Fax: (02) 9601 5270
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7 Bayldon Road               CONTRACTORS                     8 Dupas Street
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Tel: (02) 6299 3192          Via Dalton NSW 2581             Tel: (02) 9604 6966
Fax: (02) 6299 3292          Tel: (02)6227 3222              Fax: (02) 9757 3061
DEVES FIELD                  ACT ARBORCARE                   BELLCHAMBERS
PO Box 809                   ‘Nyora’ Michelago               6 Yallourn St
Fyshwick ACT 2609            NSW 2620                        Fyshwick ACT 2609
Tel: (02) 6280 4607          Tel: (02) 6235 9119             Tel: (02) 6280 5871
Fax: (02) 6239 1170          Fax: (02) 6235 9032             Fax: (02) 6280 5407
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Tel: 02-6251 2827
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Tel: 02-6281 2858



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