COVID-19 Updates

4 Dec 2020
[WA] RWWA, COVID-19 Requirements to Access All WA Racecourses Effective Saturday 5 December
RWWA would like to remind industry participants that anyone attending a race meeting or non-race day event will be required to register their contact details upon arrival to the racetrack, from Saturday 5 December. To assist in this, the WA Government has developed the SafeWA app. This is a free system...
20 Nov 2020
[NSW] NSW: COVID-19 Restrictions and Protocols Update
Interstate Travel In line with the intention of the NSW Government to remove State border restrictions from 12.01am on Monday 23 November 2020, after that time HRNSW will also remove restrictions previously placed upon participants entering NSW or returning from other States. Should the NSW Government...
29 Sep 2020
[QLD] QLD - Harness COVID Protocols Update
Participants are strongly encouraged to read the Racing Queensland Harness COVID Protocols following the review and update of some restrictions including those that affect participants crossing the Queensland border. Amendments to the Protocols are effective from 1 October. Please click on this link...
21 Sep 2020
[NSW] COVID19 Update - NSW Regionalisation Strategy Removed
HRNSW today addressed the regional racing strategy which will be removed for ALL harness meetings scheduled for Friday 25 September 2020 and beyond. Established HRNSW COVID-19 Protocols will be retained at all tracks until such time as rescinded by NSW Health Orders. HRNSW will continue to monitor health...
3 Sep 2020
[TAS] Tas - Appeal Decision - CONOR CROOK
TASMANIAN RACING APPEAL BOARD Appeal No 15 of 2019-20 Panel: Tom Cox (Chair) Kate Cuthbertson (Deputy Chair) Wendy Kennedy (Member) Appellant: Conor Crook Appearances: Steven Shinn (on behalf of the Stewards) Anthony O’Connell (on behalf of the Appellant) Rules: AHRR 245 Heard at: Tasracing Glenorchy...
14 Aug 2020
[NSW] HRNSW - Compulsory Face Masks
28 Jul 2020
[VIC] Chief Steward
About Us Harness Racing Victoria (HRV), a statutory body, is responsible for the control, development, and promotion of the Victorian harness racing industry. With strong links to rural and regional communities, we are committed to developing a vibrant and sustainable harness racing industry which promotes...
20 Jul 2020
[VIC] Stewards to police masks, updated COVID-19 directives
HRV stewards continue to take a zero-tolerance approach regarding any person who breaches the following directions and requirements, which are in place to protect the health and wellbeing of all persons involved in the harness racing industry. This industry notice is a timely reminder of the current...
16 Jul 2020
[NSW] Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Return to Regionalisation
HRNSW will return to the regionalisation of racing from midnight on Sunday 19 July 2020 as a precautionary measure and to facilitate the continuation of harness racing in NSW. HRNSW is extremely mindful of the impact that the return to regionalisation will have upon individual participants, however,...
15 Jul 2020
[QLD] QLD - Updated COVID-19 Protocols
Following changes to the QLD Governments list of COVID hotspots, Racing Queensland has updated its COVID-19 industry protocols. Click here to access the protocols.