The Office of the Racing Integrity Commissioner gathers information on integrity related issues regarding the Victorian Racing Industry, across the harness, greyhound and thoroughbred racing codes.
The Commissioner welcomes the reporting of integrity related information and complaints from both members of the public and members of the racing industry.
The Racing Integrity Commissioner is empowered by the Racing Act 1958 (Vic) section 37C to conduct audits, investigate and refer complaints, report findings, make recommendations and undertake Own Motion Inquiries regarding a controlling body (Racing Victoria [RVL], Harness Racing Victoria [HRV] and Greyhound Racing Victoria [GRV]).
The Racing Integrity Commissioner is an independent statutory officer, appointed by the Governor in Council, under the Racing Act 1958 (Vic).
Mr Sal Perna was appointed Victoria’s inaugural Racing Integrity Commissioner on 1 March 2010. His appointment has been extended on four occasions with his current appointment expiring in 2021.