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The department is one of two Queensland Government departments responsible for the oversight of legislation (Racing Act 2002 and the Racing Regulation 2013) enables the operation of the racing industry in Queensland.

Our role extends to being the administrative agency with oversight of Racing Queensland and any future control bodies for other approved codes of racing.

We work in conjunction with other agencies responsible for the governance and administration of the racing industry in Queensland under the Racing Integrity Act 2016 and include the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) and Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Racing industry

For more information on the racing industry in Queensland, visit the Business and industry portal.