Paspaley Polo in the City AustraliaPaspaley Polo in the City is an annual polo series held throughout the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth.
It is a rare opportunity to witness some of Australia's best professional polo talent. The event, conveniently located in Albert Park, will showcase the best of the best in a sport that has been around for two thousand years.
Witness the excitement of Australia's top professional polo players competing for the Paspaley Cup from the comfort and glamour of the acclaimed all inclusive Paspaley VIP Marquee at $330 per person, or the more casual Coopers Bar at $70 per person.
The day begins at 11am and concludes at 5pm, with two feature matches, enjoy an array of fine food, champagne and beverages and plenty of entertainment in between.
Staff inside CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory at Geelong. When dealing with a disease agent which can infect humans as well as animals (zoonotic agent), staff will wear special plastic suits with their own air supply. To decontaminate, staff will undertake a four minute chemical disinfectant shower in the suit before removing it. [Source: CSIRO Division Livestock Industries]
he four Ashton brothers, who sailed from the Antipodes in January, 1930 to compete in the English polo season, created not only polo history but fired the imagination of the sporting world. They came unknown, with 25 ponies weary from a 48 day sea voyage over 13,300 miles to pit themselves against the elite of the polo players from England, America and India.
All Australian Polo Clubs and Horse Owners are to vaccinate their stock for the deadly Hendra Virus by October 1st. According to the Ministry for Agriculture and the Department of Primary Industries, the vaccine is essential for every horse to be in the strongest possible position to resist any Hendra Virus outbreaks. Unconfirmed reports the inoculation only has a 6 month period where it offers the most resistance have given rise to polo pony owners demanding more information about the vaccine and its life cycle.