New Racing Boards In Queensland / Queensland / 22 Apr, 2013

The Honourable Steve Dickson MP, Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing, has announced the appointment of Board positions in the Queensland racing industry’s new governance structure and confirmed that the Queensland All Codes Racing Industry Board (QACRIB) and the three code boards would commence on May 1, 2013.

The new Queensland All Codes Racing Industry Board will be trading under the name Racing Queensland (RQ).

The inaugural appointees to each of the Boards are set out below:

Queensland All Codes Racing Industry Board

Mr Kevin Dixon, Chairperson (Also Chair of Thoroughbred Board)
Mr Barry Taylor, Deputy Chairperson
Mr Brad Steele (Also Chair of Harness Board)
Mr Michael Byrne (Also Chair of Greyhound Board)
Mr Greg Hallam

Thoroughbred Racing Board
Mr Kevin Dixon, Chairperson
Mr Michael Kelly, Deputy Chairperson
Mr Peter Boyce

Harness Racing Board
Mr Brad Steele, Chairperson
Mr Warwick Stansfield, Deputy Chairperson
Mr Greg Mitchell

Greyhound Racing Board
Mr Michael Byrne, Chairperson
Mr Steve Hawkins, Deputy Chairperson
Mr Chris Williams

In addition to the announcement of the boards, the Government has also confirmed the following new appointments:

Racing Integrity Commissioner
Mr Jim O'Sullivan

Chairperson of Racing Disciplinary Board
Mr Bill Carter