Why Join Turf Australia

Who is Turf Australia?
Turf Australia Pty Ltd, is the representative body of the turf industry comprising of levy paying turf producers and individual members Australia wide. The mission of Turf Australia is to lead the turf industry, to represent the members, the industry and promote turf to the marketplace.

Why be a member?
Becoming a member is more important now than ever before. The turf industry is at a turning point as it sets its direction for the future. Now is a perfect time to get on board and have your views for this rapidly changing industry heard.

Our industry is under constant threat from issues such as water, herbicides, substitution products and much more. You cannot afford to be left in the dark on these and many more issues. Join now so you are kept up to speed with issues that will affect your future and the next generation.

5 Good Reasons to join Turf Australia
Information – you will be kept up to date with relevant information on business management, turf production, research & development, marketing and industry news

Influence – you get the opportunity to have your say on issues affecting your business and industry

Community – you become part of the turf “family”, including two membership, Turf Australia and your State Turf Industry Association membership, where you can share information and experiences

Opportunity – TA continues to identify new opportunities and services that are offered exclusively to members, such as the discounted eftpos merchant fees

Investment – you will be making an investment in the future of your industry

  • A diverse and experienced board consisting of Anthony Muscat (President), Ross Boyle (Vice President), Anthony Heilig (Treasurer), Tony Cornwell, Bec Sellick and Sarah Mason
  • Dedicated staff providing Industry Development, Administration and Communication services
  • Successful business focused annual conferences and field days
  • Popular annual Next Generation Forums
  • An ongoing the Future Leader Program
  • Collaboration with Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA) in the delivery of industry R&D and Marketing programs
  • Publication and distribution of a quarterly turf industry magazine
  • Fortnightly E-newsletters
  • Strong collaboration with State Turf Industry Associations

Turf Australia's Mission
The TA's Mission is to develop and foster the advancement and profitability of a sustainable natural Turf grass industry. We are committed to the environmentally responsible production, installation and maintenance of turf grass. Through training, information and development programs we will lift the professionalism of our industry.

Through communication and advocacy we will ensure that Turf and our industry are valued by the Australian community, regulators and special interest groups.

And through strong argument based on sound science we will show that Turf has an important role to play in managing the impacts of climate change.

‘Grow green for the health of the nation’.

Benefits of Membership
By becoming a member of TA you also become a member of your state or regional TA Association.
Benefits include;
  • Notification of industry events and news
  • You receive two memberships, Turf Australia (national assosiation) and your Local State Turf Association
  • Discounted Westpac Merchant EFTPOS facility rate
  • Discounted accommodation rates with the Mantra group
  • Discounted Avis car hire
  • Quarterly magazine of current issues
  • Recognition as a quality Turfgrass supplier
  • Use of the TA logo providing public credibility and awareness
  • An opportunity to have your say in the future of your industry
  • Access to industry innovation and Research & Development
  • Support and input to industry lobbying with government recognition
  • Notification of industry field days and events
  • Access to professional support and advice
  • Opportunity to network with others in your industry
  • Membership fees are tax-deductible

Apply to Join TA
To apply to join TA, click here to complete the application form and return to:

Turf Australia
PO Box 92
Or alternatively, you can

Email: admin@turfaustralia.com.au