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STRI Australia

STRI Australia is the world’s leading consultancy for design, research and management of natural and synthetic sports turf surfaces.

It serves Australia and Asia-Pacific from its regional head office and research facility in Brisbane.

Since the Asia-Pacific regional head office and research facility was established, STRI Australia has delivered independent and scientifically rigorous data for industry-funded research as well as effective, targeted consultancy advice to a wide range of clients.



Hamilton Island Golf Club

Employing staff from Australia, New Zealand and the UK, the head office combines local knowledge with experience of international developments in the wider turf industry. We deliver practical solutions for current issues that face turf managers, superintendents and governing bodies in this region

We understand that Australia has a number of unique challenges; multi-use venues, time pressure on transitioning grasses, demands for high quality on all sports surfaces, and often, with limited budgets.



Adelaide Oval


STRI Australia’s strength lies within the breadth and diversity of our global team, ensuring we remain knowledgeable on each of the individual sports we service. We use our experience from all over the world and customise this expertise to suit our services locally.



AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium


Our multi-disciplinary team will support you in designing and delivering great sports facilities and surfaces.  Our expert advice for effective management, maintenance and renovation of your sports surfaces includes:


Turfgrass research

Our facilities in Australia and the UK provide two world-leading testing and research centres for developing innovative techniques and products to improve turfgrass and sports surfaces.


Sports surface design

Providing design as part of a broader team or working with contractors on design-build projects we provide total solutions and planning for the development of new sports facilities and/or surfaces.


Project Management

Independent guidance and advice throughout your project, to ensure that quality targets are set and delivered on time.


Agronomy and renovation

Providing effective maintenance plans and impartial advice on the best techniques, machinery and products to use on your sports surfaces.


Performance assessment

A comprehensive analysis of how your natural or synthetic surfaces or pitches are performing, combined with recommendations on how to best deliver improvements.