Welcome to the Australian Trainers’ Association (ATA).

Established in 1967, the ATA remains the principal organisation for Horse Trainers nationally providing superior benefits. Members of the ATA that have registered for website access will benefit with additional important information available through our exclusive areas.

Mission Statement

"To Support, Promote and Protect the Interests of Horse Trainers and the Training Profession as a whole"

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE - Long Service Leave (LSL) / 6 December 2018

LONG SERVICE LEAVE (LSL) Each State and Territory has its own legislation covering Long Service Leave (LSL). Given recent amendments to the LSL Act in Victoria, which came into operation from 1 ...

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Trainers Improve Cash Flow and Reduce Bad Debt  /  22 November 2018

Trainers Improve Cash Flow and Reduce Bad Debt / 22 November 2018

Thoroughbred Payments Trainers Improve Cash Flow and Reduce Bad Debt “Since we’ve been using Thoroughbred Payments we have improved our cash flow and reduced bad debts, and our Owners like the reward points ...

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INFORMATION BULLETIN - Altrenogest Update / 19 November 2018

ALTRENOGEST UPDATE Dear Member, The Altrenogest matter has further developed as follows since our 5 October communication: Activity at the Racing Australia level An extraordinary meeting of Racing Australia (RA) Board members occurred on ...

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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE - Family & Domestic Violence Leave Entitlements / 14 November 2018

FAMILY & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE ENTITLEMENTS  From 1 August 2018, all modern Awards (including the Horse & Greyhound Training Award 2010) were varied to provide employees with access to 5 days of ...

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INFORMATION BULLETIN - Queensland Members Update / 7 November 2018

QUEENSLAND MEMBERS UPDATE Dear Member, After many years of financial pain, Queensland racing is poised to enter a new, improved era following the $26 million funding boost announced late in October. Read the ...

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    Information and resources about employees covered under the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2010 (HGTA).


    Wage Rates
    Employee Wage Rates for the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2010 providing for various aspects of Employment.


    Nationwide Super has supported employers & employees in the Training Industry over many years, and works closely with the ATA.

    Trainer & Owner

    Reforms (TOR)
    Mandatory agreement to ensure transparency & greater certainty exists within the contractual relationship between the Owner & Trainer.


    The Australian Trainers' Association organises Insurance programs for horse Trainers throughout Australia.


    Recognising our Association partners that participate or sponsor to advance the organisation and the training industry.

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