Industrial Update: Casual Employees

Are you too casual with casual employees?  Employers need to understand that by simply calling your employee a casual and paying them according to the recommended rate for a casual employee (including a 25% loading), does not make them a casual employee. Being too casual with casual employees can prove financially disastrous. If the employment…

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Magic Millions Testing Results

MEDIA RELEASE TESTING AT PERTH MAGIC MILLIONS SALE Racing and Wagering Western Australia, working in conjunction with Magic Millions, undertook testing for anabolic steroids at the recently conducted yearling sales in Perth pursuant to the new Australian Rule of Racing that bans the use of anabolic steroids in Thoroughbred horses from birth to retirement. RWWA…

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Amendments To Race Conditions

The most recent meeting of the Thoroughbred Racing Consultative Group considered a paper from the RWWA Manager Thoroughbred Racing, proposing a number of important changes to the conditions of thoroughbred races in Western Australia. Read full Media Release from RWWA (PDF)

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Morton’s Twin City Assault

Dan Morton will be absent from Ascot on Saturday but the in-form trainer still expects his stable to exert a major influence. One Off The Wood appears to have strong winning claims in the opening event and Orright in race five cannot be discounted. Morton will be at Flemington putting the final touches to Watermans…

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Sigley’s Pinjarra Classic Charge

Vaughn Sigley will instruct jockey Takahide Ikenushi to go forward and lead on Dawn Approach in the $120,000 Listed ‘Chaff City’ Pinjarra Classic (1300m) on Sunday. Similar tactics proved successful when Dawn Approach posted a hat trick including features in the Mungrup Stud Sprint (1300m) and Miss Andretti Stakes (1200m). Ikenushi will be desperate to…

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Vice Chairman Resignation

The Chairman of Perth Racing (The Western Australian Turf Club – WATC) Mr Ted van Heemst, today announced the resignation of Vice Chairman, Mr Edward G Rigg due to personal reasons. Mr Rigg, an avid racegoer and successful horse owner / breeder was elected to the Committee in October 2012 and was appointed Vice Chairman…

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