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 The WA Turf Seminar 2017 was held on a glorious autumn day on Wednesday 31st May and was a brillant success enjoyed by all. Over 180 attendees filled the seminar room at Tompkins Park Function Centre.
Thank you to all sponsors and contributors.
Regards, Tony Guy STA(WA)

As Turfcare WA continue to lead the sector in elite management of sports turf surfaces,
they welcome Cameron Sutherland from Perth Racing.

Recently, Michael Maartensz, Director of Turfcare WA has taken a modest but committed family business, and evolved it into a clear sector leader.
With specialisations in large scale sporting field turf renovation, facility management and design and construction of turf sporting surfaces, it is the company’s commitment to technology and process that has seen it grow into a sector leader.
With an eye for opportunities outside WA, Mr Maartensz is excited to be adding a General Manager of Mr Sutherland’s pedigree to the business.
“Adding Cam Sutherland to the team is a genuine victory for us,” says Mr Maartensz “From Perth Racing to the WACA, he understands quality turf management requirements and our own expansion strategies.”

"Sometimes, the perfect solution presents itself, and we feel that way about finding Cameron Sutherland. Recruiting him as our GM is a perfect match for our plans for further evolution". - Michael Maartensz, Director, Turfcare WA
Cameron Sutherland joins Turfcare WA from his position as General Manager, Racecourse and Facilities, with Perth Racing.
Previously, Mr Sutherland was consultant to the Department of Sports and Recreation on the new Perth Stadium and the proposals for managing the stadium’s playing surface.
From 2005 to 2013, Mr Sutherland was Area Manager of the WACA, rounding out a trifecta of key positions that make him an exceptional fit for this General Manager position.
“The growth Turfcare WA has achieved is impressive, as is the strategic thinking at the heart of the expansion.” explains Mr Sutherland. “Michael’s vision for the business is exciting, and I am happy to be joining the business at this stage in their evolution.”
With Mr Maartensz’s plans for further development of their premium services, combining with Mr Sutherland’s reputation as a leading national expert in the turf industry, exciting times lie ahead for the company.


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