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About The Turf Growers Association of WA

The Turf Growers Association of WA (TGAWA) was established in 1992 as an association of turf growers and allied businesses governed by Rules, a Code of Ethics and a Code of Best Practice.

Supporting the Turf Industry in WA

The Australian lawn has been a part of our culture for many years and there is nothing we like more than spending time with the family in our own backyard.

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Valued Associated Organisations

The Sport Turf Association (WA)

The Sports Turf Association (WA) is a highly valued industry partner with whom the TGAWA is proud to be associated. Our associations have worked collaboratively for many years with the best interest of the if the WA Turf Industry at heart. This unique partnership has resulted in collaboration to fund the WA Turf Industry Executive Officer and broader recognition of the two associations as the combined WA Turf Industry.

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Green Space Alliance Western Australia

Green Space Alliance WA is the WA alliance of organisations working to engage stakeholders, including government departments, local government and the community to influence creation of quality parks and gardens for a liveable state via innovative urban design, landscape architecture and outstanding landscaping projects.

One voice of GSA is acknowledged by numerous state government departments, as the point of reference for green infrastructure matters.


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Turf Australia

The Mission of Turf Australia is to support its members and lead a sustainable natural turfgrass industry.

Through communication and advocacy, we ensure that Turf and our industry are valued by the Australian community, regulators and special interest groups. Through strong arguments based on scientific research, we demonstrate that Turf has an important role to play in managing the impacts of climate change.

One voice of GSA is acknowledged by numerous state government departments, as the point of reference for green infrastructure matters.

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Latest News

  • Bushfire protection benefits of turf - It is common to observe that where bushfires have spread into a community, green turf appearing on natural lawns across the country will stop the spread of surface fire from bushfire-prone vegetation to fire-vulnerable assets. Living turf does not sustain surface fire spread. Even where turf is dead and very dry, the low biomass of mown turf… Continue Reading
  • Bring your brown lawn back to life – Part 1 - In this article:- Tips for reviving your lawn- How to dethatch your lawn- Why you shouldn't overlook aerating your lawn There’s nothing quite like a WA summer. No matter where you are, you’re sure to smell a fewsausages sizzling and the iconic combination of sea spray and sunscreen wafting through theair. But there’s another classic… Continue Reading
  • Seminar and Workshop Presentations - Workshop: How To Manage New Sand Profiles Presentesd at WA Turf Seminar 2021 Author: Peter Ruscoe Sports Turf Technology; Peter has worked in the turf industry since 1990 after completing a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Horticulture with honours at the University of Queensland. Peter joined Sports Turf Technology in 2002 and is part owner… Continue Reading
  • Plastic not so fantastic: concerns raised over artificial W-League pitch - See Article: Continue Reading

Expert Turf Tips

  • DECEMBER LAWN TIPS 2023 - Irrigated, healthy, natural turf is the best air conditioner you can have around your home. Let us help you to keep your lawns and gardens alive and well, to provide the many benefits that they do over the coming really hot months. With permanent water efficiency measures in place, we need to do everything we… Continue Reading
  • NOVEMBER LAWN TIPS 2023 - It’s time to give your lawn a foliar feed of iron, manganese, and nitrogen with a small amount of potassium and phosphorus to help get those roots deep into the ground and the leaf and stem strong to assist in resisting evaporation. Apply a light top dress and liquid wetting agent and moisture retainer system… Continue Reading
  • OCTOBER LAWN TIPS 2023 - This is the perfect time to install new turf. Undertake an audit of your irrigation system. Ensure that your system is all working well and test how long you need to run each station to put out the 10mms of water your lawns and gardens you need to sustain in the heat.  The following checks… Continue Reading

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