AusGAP – the Australian turf accreditation 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 turf-grass variety where appropriate; it provides assurance that the entire production, delivery and installation process is undertaken to the highest industry standards.


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.


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.


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.

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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.

US turf grass program strengthens ties in Australia

The International Turfgrass Genetic Assurance Program (ITGAP), the only worldwide turf quality assurance system, has bolstered its partnership with its exclusive Australian agency, AusGAP. The Georgia Crop Improvement Association (GCIA) administers the ITGAP program....

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Multiple upgrades enhance AusGAP Program

The Australian Turf Accreditation Program (AusGAP) has received an overhaul, raising the bar for turf quality in Australia.   AusGAP has been created for the country’s leading turfgrass producers to provide consumers with assurance that their turf adheres to a...

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Turf Certification – What is it and Why is it Important?

The International Turfgrass Genetic Assurance Program or ITGAP, was developed to ensure that the years of research and development into a new turf variety wouldn’t be lost to contamination or cross pollination. ITGAP provides licences for turf producers to be able to...

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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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