Office of Racing

Harness Racing NSW - appointment of board members

Expressions of interest are invited from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a member of Harness Racing NSW.

The board of Harness Racing NSW comprises five members appointed by the Minister for Racing following a selection process. The terms of office of four current members are due to expire on 2 February 2016.

The legislation requires the Minister to establish a Selection Panel to recommend persons for appointment as a member of Harness Racing NSW and the term of office of that member. The Selection Panel must be satisfied that a proposed member has experience in a senior administrative role or experience at a senior level in one or more of the fields of business, finance, law, marketing, technology, commerce, regulatory administration or regulatory enforcement.

The Selection Panel is also required to choose between candidates for recommendation for appointment as a member of Harness Racing NSW on the basis of merit, with merit to be determined on the basis of a candidate’s abilities, qualifications, experience and personal qualities that are relevant to the performance of the duties of membership of Harness Racing NSW.

A proposed member will be required to undergo a probity assessment before appointment.

Expressions of interest in writing – clearly marked private and confidential – may be forwarded by post to:

Mr John Braddock
Coordinating Officer
Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing
GPO Box 7060

Further information may be requested by email from Mr Braddock at

Closing date for expressions of interest is Friday 30 October 2015