Horseracing industry



Feasibility of a national horse traceability register for all horses

This inquiry found that there is overwhelming support across the horse industry for a national horse traceability register in some form. However, one of the primary challenges revealed during this inquiry is achieving consensus across the horse industry of a single, clear rationale for a...

Review of the New Zealand racing industry

In April 2018, Winston Peters appointed senior Australian racing expert, John Messara, to review the New Zealand racing industry’s governance structures, and provide recommendations on future directions for the industry. This report is the result of that inquiry.
Research Summary

Race betting in Australia: research summary

This summary details findings on race betting activity in Australia. These findings were derived from analysis of the 2015 Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey.

"And they're off" Industry health promotion investigation in Victorian thoroughbred participants

The aim of this research project was to gain evidence about the mental health and well-being of personnel working in the Victorian horse racing industry. These include occupational groups of horse trainers, jockeys, horse owners, stable supervisors, stable hands and others.

NSW/QLD/VIC horse racing industry audit program 2013: final report

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) conducted an audit program in the horse racing industry in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. We initiated the NSW/QLD/VIC Horse racing industry audit program (the program) in response to information we received alleging underpayments of strappers and stable hands...