Harness Racing Industry Occupational Licences - Victoria

Service summary

You will be required to be licensed if you intend to participate in harness racing in Victoria. For example, you must be licensed if you intend to be a trainer or driver of a horse in a harness race, or if you intend to be a stable hand.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for harness racing industry licences you must:

  • complete the required forms
  • possess a current National Police Check if you intend to be a driver or trainer
  • have completed a the appropriate Certificate or Training if you intend to be a driver or trainer
  • meet the minimum age requirements (14 years of age for a stable hand, 15 years of age for a driver, and 18 years of age for a trainer)
  • satisfactorily complete the online Occupational Health and Safety Program
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Prerequisites

Duration

One year.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary. Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Harness Racing Industry Licences Application - Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Application

Apply

Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.


Approval time

Please allow approximately four weeks for your application to be processed.

Administering agency

Harness Racing Victoria

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 (Victoria)

Contact details

Registration Officer
Harness Racing Victoria


Operating address:
400 Epsom Road
Flemington, Victoria 3031
Mailing address:
PO BOX 184
Moonee Ponds, Victoria 3039

Phone:

03 8378 0200

Fax:

03 9214 0699
info@hrv.org.au

Website:

http://www.hrv.org.au/ Opens in a new browser window

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