Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Technological advancements in the appearance, durability and safety attributes of artificial turf have seen it gradually gain acceptance as a substitute for natural grass turf in gardens and sports fields across Australia. The Artificial Grass Turf Installation industry has been exposed to variable growth conditions since the late 2000s. Demand has been positively influenced by the injection of federal funds into the refurbishment of outdoor areas for schools and sports grounds through the National School Pride Program, grants to first homebuyers and tighter water restrictions. However, demand has been adversely affected by the onset of the global financial crisis and the subsequent subdued investment into new housing and non-residential buildings... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Artificial Grass Turf Installation industry has weathered volatile conditions over the past five years. Installation activity was disrupted by the onset of the global financial crisis and the subsequent constraints to investment into new buildings and recreation infrastructure. However,, the industry was a direct beneficiary of Federal Government stimulus packages and moves by households, local councils and sporting institutions to conserve water.
Artificial turf is gradually gaining acceptance as a substitute for natural turf and as a playing surface on some sporting fields (notably hockey and lawn bowls), but is yet to gain traction in the popular football codes and cricket... purchase to read more