About us

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission commenced operation on 1 July 2016, as a Statutory Authority in accordance with the Racing Integrity Act 2016.

Our Executive Leadership Team is outlined below:

  • Shane Gillard, Commissioner
  • Natalie Conner, Deputy Commissioner
  • Vicky Luo – Executive Manager, Office of the Commissioners
  • Joshua Adams – Chief Steward Thoroughbreds
  • David Farquharson – Chief Steward Harness
  • Wade Hadley – Chief Steward Greyhounds
  • Shawn Stanley – General Manager Analytical Services
  • Cheriden Farthing – General Counsel
  • Chris Reid – General Manager External Affairs
  • Andrew Langford – General Manager, Animal Care and Advocacy


The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission’s shareholders are the people of Queensland represented by the Minister for Racing.