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 – Public Holidays NY / 3 December 2019

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE - Public Holidays NY / 3 December 2019

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR PERIOD Member enquiries about Public Holidays in general, the days that are observed as Public Holidays, and in particular the entitlements relating to ...

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INFORMATION BULLETIN - Amendments To Australian Rules Of Racing / 28 November 2019

AMENDMENTS TO AUSTRALIAN RULES OF RACING Racing Australia has released amendments to the following Australian Rules of Racing, effective 1 January 2020. 1. AR 2 – Dictionary (definition of “qualified veterinary surgeon”) 2. ...

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ATA PODCAST – Episode 5 / 22 November 2019

ATA PODCAST - Episode 5 / 22 November 2019

22 November 2019 | No. 5 Dear Member, We are delighted to bring you our fifth Podcast ATA Podcast Ep5 In this edition, we discuss: • Cobalt Update • RVL's Equine Safety Strategy • Regional Racecourse Infrastructure ...

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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE - Casual Employment / 18 November 2019

CASUAL EMPLOYMENT Casual Employees - are they the right fit for your Stable? Both the employer and the employee may feel that a casual employment arrangement suits everyone’s current requirements, but does ...

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INFORMATION BULLETIN - Equine Welfare / 30 October 2019

Member Update - Equine Welfare - Dear Member, Much has been written and said following the explosive 7-30pm Report that aired on the ABC nationally on Thursday 17 October 2019. Designed for maximum effect ...

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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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