What is AusGAP Certified?

AusGAP - the Australian turf certification program - has been created for the country's leading turfgrass producers to provide consumers with assurance that their turf adheres to a stringent set of quality standards. The AusGAP certification system not only ensures the genetic purity of a turfgrass variety where appropriate; it provides assurance that the entire production, delivery and installation process is undertaken to the highest industry standards

Turf Selector

The AusGAP Turf Selection Tool will assist you select the correct turf variety to ensure it has the best chance of thriving in the particular environment in which it is laid.

Site Preparation

Whether you are in charge of a large scale public site or laying a couple of square metres of grass in your backyard, correct site preparation is essential to give your AusGAP certified turf the best start.

Turf Maintenance

Maintenance requirements vary between turf species and environmental situations. The correct maintenance plan will ensure that your AusGAP certified turf survives and thrives for years to come.

Find a Supplier

All of the AusGAP certified growers across Australia have an extensive knowledge of turf types and can advise on the best option for you if the choice is not clear.

What AusGAP means for you

What AusGAP means for you

The Australian Genetic Assurance Program – AusGAP– is Australia’s only turf certification program that assures you – the consumer – are getting what you are ordering.

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Why Certified Matters

Why Certified Matters

Buying and installing only certified sod ensures that the end user — whether that’s a homeowner, sports turf manager or golf course superintendent — receives the specific variety requested for the specific use needed. It also, however, minimizes customer complaints...

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Get advice for your project

AusGAP growers and staff can assist in the planning of site preparation and maintenance of your turf project. Send the details of your project to us and our team will provide free expertise and advice to assist you. 

AusGAP are exclusive ITGAP agents and uphold the ITGAP production standards here in Australia guaranteeing purity and quality of new advanced turf products.

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