Racing personnel - QCAT Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

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Racing personnel

QCAT reviews decisions made about the thoroughbred, harness and greyhound industries including decisions:

  • refusing to grant or renew licences for people participating in racing including owners of animals, racing bookmakers, riders and trainers
  • refusing to grant or renew licences for clubs associated with racing meetings and venues for racing meetings
  • taking disciplinary action relating to a licence
  • taking an exclusion action against a racing person
  • imposing a monetary penalty on a racing person.

Apply for a review of a control body’s disciplinary decision.

QCAT reviews other decisions related to the racing industry including the imposition of monetary penalties.

The rules and regulations relating to each code of racing (thoroughbred, harness, greyhound) can be found on the Racing Queensland website.

Stay a decision

To apply to stay a decision of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission while they conduct an internal review, you need to lodge a Form 44 - Application to stay a decision (PDF, 470.9 KB).

From 12 December 2016 there will be a fee for an application for stay of an internal review decision. If payment of the filing fee would cause undue financial hardship an application can be made to the Principal Registrar using Form 49 to waive the fee (PDF, 299.4 KB).

In some circumstances the commission may consent to the stay. If this is the case, the application to stay a decision should be accompanied by an application for decision order by consent (PDF, 245.5 KB), signed and completed by all parties.

Descriptions of QCAT's jurisdiction on this website are general information only. They do not definitively describe the types of applications on which QCAT can make decisions. The relevant legislation determines QCAT's jurisdiction. If you are unsure about your legal rights, you should seek legal advice. Your individual circumstances should guide any actions taken to resolve your dispute.

If you are seeking a review of an authority's decision, generally you must apply within 28 days of the decision being made. There are exceptions to this rule - check your information notice about the specific time limit in your case.

Last reviewed
9 December 2016
Last updated
8 December 2016

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