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Harness Racing Committee

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA), in consultation with the Eligible Bodies of each racing code, has developed a new Governance model for the racing industry through the formation of new individual code sub-committees of the RWWA Board.

The relevant sub-committee for the harness industry will be known as the Harness Racing Committee (HRC).

Name Nominated by
Mr Robert Fowler (Chairman) RWWA Code Director
Mr Michael Radley GPHR
Mr Peter Trefort WACHRA
Mr Howard King Stakeholder Associations
Ms Lisa Hando Independent (appointed by Committee)
Mr Glen Mortimer Independent (appointed by Committee)
Mr Richard Burt RWWA CEO
Ms Charlotte Mills RWWA General Manager Racing
Mr David Hunter Manager Commercial Racing and Planning
  Manager Harness Racing
Ms Tamsin Starling HRC Secretary

The key responsibility of the HRC is to consider and make recommendations in conjunction with RWWA for endorsement by the Board on, but not limited to, the following matters:

  • Development and annual review of the strategic plan for harness racing.
  • Identification and planning of harness racing industry infrastructure requirements.
  • Strategies and policies for harness industry planning, promotion, marketing, sponsorship.
  • Strategies and policies for harness industry training programs for junior drivers and other racing industry training requirements.

​Should there be any queries in respect to the above, please don’t hesitate to contact Ms Tamsin Starling, Code Committees Secretary on or 9445 5530.

Harness Racing Consultative Group

Following the establishment of Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) in August 2003, the RWWA Act required the Board to establish procedures for consulting with prescribed racing bodies – clubs / association of clubs and other organisations that have an interest in the racing industry (industry associations).

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