Welcome to the Australian Trainers’ Association (ATA).

Established in 1968, 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".
Our Values
"A Values-Based Policy that promotes a set of core behaviours for Members".


INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – Respect At Work | 5 January 2022

RESPECT AT WORK LEGISLATIVE REFORMS WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY On 11 September 2021 the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (Respect at Work Amendment Act) took effect, ...

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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE - COVID 19 Protocols FAQ's (VIC) | 9 December 2021

COVID-19 Protocols Frequently Asked Questions As vaccination targets are reached and restrictions ease state-wide, it may be easy to underestimate the continued risk the COVID-19 pandemic poses. It is arguably as important as ...

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INFORMATION BULLETIN - Aftercare Welfare For Our Thoroughbred | 29 November 2021

AFTERCARE WELFARE FOR OUR THOROUGHBRED Dear Member, Today is a watershed day for our industry. After 20 months of work, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Welfare Working Group (TAWWG), of which the Australian Trainers’ Association ...

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INFORMATION BULLETIN - Sandown Racecourse | 24 November 2021

Sandown Racecourse Dear Member, The future of Sandown? The Melbourne Racing Club, who own the freehold to Sandown, are in the midst of finalising various planning permits for the racecourse and surrounding precinct ...

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ATA PODCAST – Episode 5 of 2021 | 23 November 2021

ATA PODCAST – Episode 5 of 2021 | 23 November 2021

23 November 2021 Dear Member, We are delighted to bring you Australian Trainers' Association Podcast: Series 2 | Episode 5 | 2021. In this edition, we discuss: Race programming changes for 2021/22 Sandown ...

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    Take advantage of our member benefits and services as well as significant savings through Racing Supplies Saddlery.

    Racing Supplies

    Everything for the horse at everyday low prices. ATA Members special discount and offers. Open direct to public and national distribution.


    Information and resources about employees covered under the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2020 (HGTA).


    Wage Rates
    Employee Wage Rates for the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2020 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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