Mr Graeme Campbell OAM Elected Independent Chair of HRA

30 October 2020
Logo

Mr Graeme Campbell OAM was today voted in as the Harness Racing Australia (HRA) Independent Chairman during the 2020 HRA Annual General Meeting.

Mr Campbell has over forty years experience in corporate advisory and recovery services and extensive harness racing experience including as Chairman of Harness Racing New South Wales (2006-2014), Executive Member/Deputy Chair of HRA (2009-2014) and a Director of the New South Wales Harness Racing Club since 2016.

Mr Campbell has also been the recipient of a number of honours including the Order of Australia Medal for services to harness racing, the Dr Ern Manea Gold Medal and the J.P. Stratton Award – the sport's highest honour.

With a strong understanding of commercial and compliance drivers, Mr Campbell has extensive experience across a number of independent board positions and will bring strong leadership and governance to this role.

As per the HRA Rules of Association, Mr Campbell will now resign from his position with the New South Wales Harness Racing Club.

For further information, contact Andrew Kelly by email to akelly@hra.com.au or 0488 358 285.

 

Related News

19 November 2020
HRV online declaration form to improve race-day sign-in process
Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) has developed a new online version of the declaration form attendees to race meetings must complete in line with Government contact tracing requirements. The new online system is designed to streamline the process and improve current race-day check-in procedures. CLICK HERE...
17 November 2020
Participant Dress Code – Qld Summer Carnival
As the TAB Summer Carnival approaches, it is a timely opportunity to remind participants of the required dress standard at Saturday night meetings. RQ in conjunction with the Albion Park Harness Racing Club are looking for participant support to assist raising the profile and image of the sport in Queensland....
4 November 2020
Change to Horse Naming Policy
Following a review of internal naming policies, the Harness Racing Australia (HRA) Executive have approved a change to the horse naming procedures. Effective immediately, horses may be now named at any stage from the time in which they are registered according to Australian Harness Racing Rules (AHRR)...
30 October 2020
Imported Horses – Change of Ratings Assessment as of 1 January 2021
Following a recommendation from the Ratings Review Team (RRT) and ratification from the Harness Racing Australia (HRA) Executive, the HRA Members have today approved a change to the method in which imports are assessed for Ratings Based Handicapping. From 1 January 2021, any horse cleared into Australia...
30 October 2020
2020 Harness Racing Australia Annual General Meeting
The 2020 Annual General Meeting for Harness Racing Australia was held via videoconference on 30 October 2020. The Chairman's report as written by the Acting Chair, Ken Brown AM was tabled at the meeting - as below: HRA CHAIRMAN’S ANNUAL REPORT 2020 As for so many industries across the globe,...
Click for more