Grand Slam and Polytan partner to deliver five new synthetic grass tennis courts for Northern Suburbs Tennis Association

Five new synthetic grass tennis courts have recently been completed at the Northern Suburbs Tennis Association – Naremburn. This has improved the overall appearance of the centre and is assisting in attracting new members to the tennis club. A major issue with the original courts was that tree roots were interfering with the court surface,…

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Grand Slam now a member of Sports Contractors Association

Grand Slam is proud to announce that we have recently become a member of the Sports Contractors Association. The Sports Contractors Association Limited is a not-for-profit industry association representing the most experienced, technically advanced sports surface builders and sporting equipment suppliers in Australia and New Zealand. The Sports Contractors Association binds its members to a…

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Randwick Council athletics field to be transformed into community park and sporting facility

  Quick Summary: Randwick City council is in the process of transforming Chifley’s former Women’s Athletics field into a new community park and multi-purpose sporting facility. Chifley Sports Reserve initially began as a household waste facility before it was cleaned up to become an Athletics field in 1955. But now the 7.7 hectare reserve will be…

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Why it is Important to Keep Exercising As We Get Older

Quick Summary:   It is now becoming apparent just how important remaining active is for our health as we start to get older. SA Health Chief Exercise Physiologist Bob Barnard highlighted this fact at the recent Australian Association of Gerontology Conference in Adelaide, stating that elderly people lose a certain amount of functionality when forced…

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Battle for Funding as Stadium’s fight For Government Money

  Quick Summary:   Stadiums across Sydney are fighting for portions of the NSW Government’s $600 million infrastructure fund to upgrade and develop their facilities. This fund is part of a $1.2 billion Sport and Cultural fund and already has multiple claims to consider including enlarging Allianz Stadium, redeveloping ANZ stadium, and the need for a…

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Plans to Increase Communities Access to School Facilities

Quick Summary: The Member for Cook, David Kempton, has revealed that it will now be easier for QLD schools to hire out their facilities to the general public. Under a newly refurbished initiative, schools will be able to work closely with local communties and promote the use of their school facilities. Minister for Education, Training and…