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The Racing Act 1958 (Vic) guides the functions of the Commissioner and the key functions are set out in The Racing Act (Section 37B).

Some of the Commissioners functions and subsequently the Commissioner’s staff are:

  • conduct audits
  • investigate complaints
  • refer complaints
  • conduct own motion enquiries
  • make recommendations
  • take evidence
  • direct the Victorian Racing Tribunal (VRT)

Information on these as well as other additional functions, along with the Commissioner’s powers can be found in Part 1A of the Racing Act available at www.legislation.vic.gov.au

Page last updated 16 Mar 2021