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".
Racing Supplies Van Itinerary The Race Day Van attends Race Meetings in Victoria and is continuing some routine deliveries to...Read More
ATA at the Forefront of Key Racing Issues YTD Review of Season 2021/2022 The 2021/2022 racing season to date has...Read More
NEW WAGE RATES & INCREASED SGL RATE (Effective 1 July 2022) The New Wage Rates is now available for access...Read More
NEW WAGE RATES & INCREASED SGL RATE (Effective 1 July 2022) The Fair Work Commission, constituted by an Expert Panel...Read More
COVID-19 Update 2022 In this COVID update we address the following questions: When is my employee entitled to use sick...Read More
AMENDMENTS TO AUSTRALIAN RULES OF RACING AR 36A & AR 36B Fitness and Propriety of Owners Summary The introduction of...Read More
Superannuation changes on 1 July 2022 From 1 July 2022, Super will increase to 10.5% The threshold of $450-per-month for...Read More
Dear Member, An update follows on a number of matters: 2022 APPRENTICE INTAKE It was pleasing to see 9 new...Read More
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS MARCH – JUNE 2022 Members are advised of upcoming Public Holidays in MARCH - JUNE...Read More
RESPECT AT WORK LEGISLATIVE REFORMS WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY On 11 September 2021 the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect...Read More
COVID-19 Protocols Frequently Asked Questions As vaccination targets are reached and restrictions ease state-wide, it may be easy to underestimate...Read More
AFTERCARE WELFARE FOR OUR THOROUGHBRED Dear Member, Today is a watershed day for our industry. After 20 months of work,...Read More
Sandown Racecourse Dear Member, The future of Sandown? The Melbourne Racing Club, who own the freehold to Sandown, are in...Read More
23 November 2021 Dear Member, We are delighted to bring you Australian Trainers' Association Podcast: Series 2 | Episode 5...Read More
RESPECT AT WORK LEGISLATIVE REFORMS On 11 September 2021 the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act...Read More
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND RELATED REQUIREMENTSCHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR PERIOD 2021/2022 Member enquiries about Public Holidays, the days observed as Public...Read More
COVID-19 ProtocolsGovernment Health DirectionsVaccination requirements for Licensed Persons Dear Trainer, TRNT issued a circular on 20 October 2021 to all...Read More
COVID-19 Protocols D-Day for the unvaccinated Stand Down letter Friday 15 October is D-Day for both employers and employees, where...Read More
COVID-19 - Urgent Update Dear Trainer, The Victorian State Government issued their COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions overnight. These have...Read More
Racing Victoria COVID-19 Protocols Notice to Trainers: As the COVID-19 environment continues to present the racing industry in Victoria with...Read More
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Information and resources about employees covered under the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2020 (HGTA).
Employee Wage Rates for the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2020 providing for various aspects of Employment.
Trainer & Owner
Mandatory agreement to ensure transparency & greater certainty exists within the contractual relationship between the Owner & Trainer.
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