ASBA is a national organisation (USA) for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for tennis courts, running tracks, natural and synthetic turf fields, indoor and outdoor synthetic sports surfaces. It is recognised as a centralized source for technical and consumer-oriented information.
The Australasian Wire Industry Association Inc. is a non-profit organisation formed by companies involved in the manufacturing sector to support the long term development and prosperity of the wire industry throughout the Australian, New Zealand, Pacific and South East Asian region.
Member companies are involved in all aspects of the industry from wire manufacturers and raw material suppliers, to wire products manufacturers, machinery suppliers and ancillary service providers.
The Association’s inaugural meeting was held on the 4th March 1993 in Melbourne, Australia. The founding members were coil spring manufacturers who were members of the Spring Manufacturers Association of Australia which had been formed in 1963.
The Association has now grown to include around 100 companies involved within the wire industry throughout the region. We now have additional sub associations to give specific information and services to these groups.
All members belong to the AWIA and can also nominate themselves to be a listed as a member of any of the sub associations.
These above-mentioned sub associations include: Australasian Wire Industry Association (AWIA), Australasian Fence Industry Association (AFIA), Reinforcing Steel Manufacturers Association (RSMA) and Temporary Fencing Association Australasia (TFAA).
SAPIA’s link with Australasian Leisure Management sees the Association recognise the magazine as its ‘Official Publication’, with all SAPIA members receiving a copy of the printed magazine (mailed six times a year) as a membership benefit.
SAPIA members can also receive the Australasian Leisure Management e-news with the latest news from across the industry by signing up at www.ausleisure.com.au/newsletter/
Australasian Leisure Management is a business magazine aimed at those who work and manage in all areas of the leisure industry, with sport, venues, play, surfaces and safety key areas of coverage.
For over 30 years the Australian Sports Foundation has helped clubs and organisations from the grassroots and community level, to professional and elite national level, and individual athletes to fundraise for sport.
They have helped raise over $300 million in additional funding for Australian sport which has resulted in more opportunities for people to participate in sport at all levels.
With almost 2,000 projects and 1,200 organisations and athletes signed up, they received $32 million from more than 9,800 donations in 2016 alone!
Fundraising4Sport (F4S) is their main fundraising program and it is just that; fundraising for large organisations through to individual athletes, from grassroots to professional and representative levels.
And they want to help you and your clients too!
Each project is set up with their very own personalised project page and secure donation platform which they can then share with their communities to raise awareness.
The Australian Sports Foundation is uniquely positioned to enable philanthropic support to Australian sport by providing tax deductibility for donations made to projects signed up. This means that donations of $2 or more made through the Australian Sports Foundation allow donors to claim a tax deduction.
To sign up your organisation, or for more information on the Australian Sports Foundation, contact their friendly Sports Partnership Management team on 02 6214 7868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find out how other organisations have successfully fundraised visit asf.org.au/resources/success-stories/ or follow their Facebook page to be kept up-to-date.
For more information, visit asf.org.au.
The Sports and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) is the recognised trade association for the sports and play construction industry in the United Kingdom.
Its role is to foster excellence, professionalism and continuous improvement throughout the industry in order to provide the high quality facilities needed at all levels of sport, physical activity and play.
SAPCA membership signifies professional competence and performance which directly benefits customers that choose member companies for their projects.
For further information, please visit sapca.org.uk
Founded in 2003, The Synthetic Turf Council is a non-profit trade association for the synthetic turf industry. The STC’s vision is to improve the world through synthetic turf by serving as the global forum to promote, develop, grow and advocate for the synthetic turf industry. STC serves as a trusted source and advisor to the industry through a collective and unified voice. The STC ensures industry excellence through guidelines, certification and education and networking. STC promotes industry growth through targeted outreach and recognition.
Ted Stubbersfield is an award-winning sawmiller (now retired) with a passion for timber – timber that is used well. When trading, he won awards for the quality of his timber and for the innovative products he developed. He was called in as a consultant on timber decking for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Since 1997 ted has specialised in fully weather exposed timber structures and many regard him as Australia’s foremost authority on the subject. He is an expert witness and educator in the field, publishing 21 guides to date on professional timber usage and design guides, including ‘Timber in Playgrounds’. This publication provides a comprehensive guide to designing, building and inspecting a timber playground that will be safe and very low maintenance. Case histories and a design checklist complete the guide. Copies are available from www.deckwood.com.au
Tennis Queensland–Court Tech offers a consultancy, advisory and project management service to affiliated tennis clubs, other sporting bodies, schools, universities, LGA’s and other levels of government.