Long-awaited reform of Tasmania’s racing integrity structure has been introduced to the Tasmanian parliament, nearly two years after the Monteith Report recommended the changes.

Jeremy Rockliff
Tasmanian Premier Jeremy Rockliff's Liberal government racing integrity reforms are expected to receive the support of the state Labor party. (Photo by Steve Bell/Getty Images)

Racing Minister Jane Howlett put forward the Racing Regulation and Integrity Bill 2024 this week. The bill will make several key changes, including abolishing the crisis-hit Office Of Racing Integrity and restoring faith in the three codes of racing.

While the Monteith Report suggested the changes in its findings from June 2022, a succession of racing ministers have failed to put the change on the parliamentary agenda.

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