The conduct of harness racing in NSW is overseen by Harness Racing New South Wales (HRNSW), an independent body established under the Harness Racing Act 2009. Its commercial and regulatory functions include:
The HRNSW Board consists of five members, recommended for appointment by a Selection Panel appointed by the Minister. Members are recommended for appointment on the basis of merit, in accordance with skills based criteria. The legislation also provides that the members are to elect a Chairperson from among themselves.
Further information on harness racing in NSW can be accessed from the official website www.harnessmediacentre.com.au