Sports Turf Association (WA)



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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)

Recent New Sales appointments

Dean Mosch joins Syngenta Turf & Landscape team.

SYNGENTA are pleased to announce the appointment of Dean Mosch to the position of Territory Sales Manager QLD, WA. Dean we will based in Brisbane where he will be responsible for supporting the Syngenta portfolio of products in QLD and WA, working with our commercial partners and with Turf and Landscape Managers. Dean comes to Syngenta with a 12 years’ experience having worked with a number of Syngenta partners in SA, Vic and more recently in QLD.

Dean began his career in greenkeeping, working at Pacific Golf Club, Brisbane. Dean’s previous work has included working very closely with turf managers and assisting with agronomic solutions that assist turf managers in providing excellent facilities for their customers. Paul Jackson, Business Manager for Syngenta Turf & Landscape, ANZ says, “We are very fortunate to have Dean join the business as we look forward to working closely with our customers and commercial partners in assisting turf managers providing the best possible surfaces that they can.” Dean can be contacted on email and Mobile 0427 259 826 Paul added, “Dean’s appointment also once again highlights Syngenta’s commitment to the professional Turf & Landscape business in QLD and WA. With Dean’s appointment we now have a team of 5 full time staff dedicated to servicing the Turf & Landscape business in Australia and New Zealand.”

Greg Jackson joins Turfcare Australia as WA Area Manager.

TURFCARE AUSTRALIA has been continuously trading for 21 years in the Australasian Turf Market, and is still one of the only 100% Australian owned and occupied companies in the Turf Industry.
The last 5-7 years have seen some fantastic growth and expansion into further regions. July 2017 saw the opening and expansion into Western Australia with Stephen Dartnall heading up the team and from July 2018 we add the expertise of Gregory Jackson to our fold as WA Area Manager. Greg is currently a highly respected WA Turf Manager and will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the TURFCARE Team.  Greg has been in the turf industry for over 18yrs. This has included working at some of the best golf courses in Western Australia ,United States and the UK with the last 8 yrs in the Local Govt sector supervising irrigation & sporting ovals. This has given him the skills & knowledge in a range of areas that are required in order to produce quality turf surfaces, as well as being able to build relationships with people to produce results.
Greg looks forward to helping people in the Turf Industry in WA with what they need in order to produce great results.
 Greg can be contacted on Mobile 0499 211 303 and Email:


NUTURF Australia appoints Aaron Petrovski as WA Territory Manager.

It is with great pleasure that Nuturf Australia announce the appointment of Aaron Petrovski to the position of Territory Manager Western Australia.
Aaron brings to Nuturf a strong background in contractors, local government, schools, golf and some exposure from his early career in nursery and landscape.
Aaron has a broad and deep knowledge of the Nuturf business and the products and services we offer the turf market, including our marketing leading agronomic services products.
“I am excited about Aaron’s decision to join the Nuturf business and know that he will strengthen our technical and service offering to the Western Australia market.” said Peter Schumacher
Aaron and can be contacted on mobile 0407 380 759 or on email

BAILEYS welcomes David Parsons.

Baileys are pleased to welcome David Parsons to their ever-growing sales team. He will be taking over the South Territory Manager role, as Shannon White has relocated to Margaret River to become South West Territory Sales Manager. David brings over 25 years’ experience in the industry, with particular knowledge of maintenance of high quality turf areas for public and sporting use.
For the past 11 years David has been Parks Supervisor at the City of Wanneroo, maintaining ovals, public open spaces and all landscaped areas. He fulfilled the same role at the City of Swan for 5 years, working on high profile sites like Lilac Hill.
David’s experience with WA Councils and the turf industry make him a very knowledgeable addition to the Baileys team. His expertise in high profile turf management and turf renovations, as well as knowledge in the landscape maintenance sector will see his customers receive expert advice targeted to their individual needs. You can contact David on 0488 143 252  or email –


Trevor Strachan joins Globe Growing Solutions.

It is with great pleasure that Globe Growing Solutions announce the appointment of Trevor Strachan to the position of State/Territory Manager – Western Australia. Trevor comes to Globe with over 30 years’ experience as a Golf Course Superintendent having managed, maintained and constructed some of the best golf courses in Australia.
During his career to date Trevor has worked at Melville Glades Golf Club, Gosnells Golf Club, The Western Australian Golf Club, The Vines Resort, The Links at Kennedy Bay, Port Bouvard Country Club (The Cut), Lake Karrinyup Country Club, Sales and Consulting Services Woodlands and most recently Mt Lawley Golf. “Trevor will be a great resource for our customers and all turf practitioners in the West Australian market and we are glad to have him on board the Globe Growing Solutions Team” says Jeff Bowtell, National Operations & Sales Manager. Trevor can be contacted on Mobile - 0438 702 200 or
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