Martin Talty Appointed Australian Jockeys Association Chief Executive
The Australian Jockeys Association has announced former Dubai Racing Club International Racing Manager and Victoria Racing Club Executive General Manager of Racing, Martin Talty, as its incoming Chief…
Paul Innes To Retire As CEO Of AUSTRALIAN JOCKEYS ASSOCIATION
Paul Innes OAM, Chief Executive of the Australian Jockeys Association (AJA), recently advised the AJA Board of his intention to retire from the position on 31 March 2019.
Public Liability Insurance Issues
The AJA has received further advice following the NSW Court of Appeal Decision that jockeys who suffer injury during a race in NSW do not have a right to sue for damages, even if the injury was caused…
NSW Public Liability Insurance
The AJA has received advice that, following a NSW Court of Appeal Decision, jockeys who suffer injury during a race in NSW do not have a right to sue for damages even if the injury was caused by the…
NSW Banned Substances
Racing NSW in conjunction with the News South Wales Association and Dr David Duckworth, have prepared the following list of banned substances. If you are unsure about any medication contact your GP &…
Australian Rules of Racing Banned Substances 2018
The following substances and/or their metabolites, artifacts and isomers are declared as banned substances in riders
Tragic Week for Jockeys Nationally
The Australian Jockeys Association and National Jockeys Trust are deeply saddened by the events on Saturday 8 April involving the death of one jockey, and critical injuries to another three riders.
Des O’Keeffe Appointed Chairman of the AJA
The directors of the Australian Jockeys Association are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Des O’Keeffe to the position of Chairman of the AJA from 1 January 2017.
Since 2009 the AJA has been successful in obtaining 1% of prizemoney so that jockeys no longer have to pay for their Public Liability and Personal Accident Insurances. The AJA has arranged a national…
The Australian Jockeys’ Association (AJA) and LUCRF (Labour Union Co-operative Retirement Fund) Super have entered into another three-year partnership that will ensure significant ongoing financial…
Queensland Workers Compensation and Riding Fees
The AJA continues to support Queensland jockeys in obtaining improvements to their Workers Compensation benefits, and an increase in their Riding Fees.
Padded Whip Rule
The current padded whip rules are not working and this has been clearly demonstrated with over 2000 reprimands/fines/suspensions incurred since 1st January 2016