Harness Racing Advisory Council

The Harness Racing Advisory Council (HRAC) is a body established under section 44B of the Racing Act 1958, in accordance with the Racing Amendment Bill 2015.

The function of the HRAC is to advise the Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Board on matters concerning harness racing and facilitate consultation between the Board and harness racing participants.

Once appointed, members are to have an ‘industry first’ focus.  They are appointed for their individual expertise and do not represent any industry organisation’s views.

The HRAC consists of 13 members (listed below) who are appointed until 31 March 2017.


Elizabeth Clarke                  (Chair/HRV Board)

Dale Monteith                       (HRV Board)

Paul James

Lance Justice

Tony Britt

Carol Bass

Michael Taranto

Matthew Craven

Lisa Miles

Craig Nott

Duncan McPherson

Two Vacancies


The HRAC has a Charter, approved by the HRV Board.  To view the Charter click here.