The Andrews Labor Government today received an independent report on the future management of Caulfield Racecourse Reserve.
Earlier this year, a bi-partisan working group was established to review the implementation of the 2014 Victorian Auditor-General's Office report into the management and oversight of the Caulfield Racecourse Reserve.
The working group was also asked to provided independent advice on the future management of the Reserve.
As part of its investigation, the working group met a range of stakeholders and community groups who share an active interest in the Reserve.
Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio will now consider the report’s findings and provide a response in the coming weeks.
Members of the bi-partisan working group include:
Independent Chair, Ken Ryan
Member for Oakleigh, Steve Dimopoulos
Member for Caulfield, David Southwick
Quotes attributable to Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio
"We want to maintain Caulfield Racecourse Reserve as one of Australia’s pre-eminent racing venues, as well as a community asset which can be enjoyed by local residents."
"I’d like to thank the members of the working group, along with all stakeholders and community groups who have shared their thoughts on the future management of Caulfield Racecourse Reserve."
"I’m now carefully considering the report and its recommendations, and I am confident that it will lead to a modern and transparent governance model for the Caulfield Racecourse Reserve."
Reviewed 19 August 2020