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


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.

AusGAP Scholarship Winners for 2020

AusGAP Scholarship Winners for 2020

Since AusGAP’s inception in 2015, the turf certification and business accreditation program has been committed to the continual improvement of quality and production in the Australian turf industry. In 2019, the AusGAP Scholarship program was launched to support the...

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US turf grass program strengthens ties in Australia

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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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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