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BCOIR October 30, 2021

A Dutch documentary has exposed the myth of synthetic turf recycling. Click here to watch the video

BCOIR October 30, 2021

A careful analysis of studies that the synthetic turf industry uses to justify safety claims. Published by Environment & Human Health, 2017 Click here to read the report

BCOIR October 30, 2021

Daniel Mussion, president of the Mosman Swans JFC, argues that well-built sporting fields drain rapidly and are the best option for players, providing a stable surface, resulting in fewer injuries, and promoting skills development. Watch the interview

BCOIR October 30, 2021

Fake grass may be greener, but it's much hotter and less friendly to the environment writes Julie Power in the Sydney Morning Herald, 14 March 2021. Read Julie’s article here

BCOIR October 30, 2021

Masked Lapwings are regular visitors to Bob Campbell Oval. They love to forage on the pitch and can often be found in the quiet of the early morning, eating the insects and worms that live on and

BCOIR October 27, 2021

Dear friends of BCO, We have some important news that we want to share with you. On Friday afternoon, Rob Stokes the NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, released his much awaited report into the use

BCOIR October 27, 2021

Synthetic turf is very hot on even an average summer day. This image records that Blackman Park synthetic turf was 57.9C on a 29C spring day. How hot will it be in the middle of summer?Did yo

BCOIR October 27, 2021

"We're work friends. Kana is going home to Japan tomorrow so we're spending the day here doing some yoga and having a picnic. It'll be cold and grey back in Japan, going into winter so it's very

BCOIR October 25, 2021

"I love this place. I've been coming down here my whole life. Bringing my dog Holly every day for a run, playing soccer for Greenwich in winter and taking part in the Greenwich Village Games every four

BCOIR October 25, 2021

A common sight every day at Bob Campbell Oval - a magpie foraging for food. This one has found a tasty worm. Natural grass supports a rich diversity of life. Under plastic turf, soil becomes an ecological