Acting Racing Integrity Commissioner announces his retirement

2 June 2021

Acting Queensland Racing Integrity Commissioner Mark Ainsworth has submitted notice of his retirement to the Minister for Education, Minister for Industrial Relations and Minister for Racing Grace Grace MP. 

Mr Ainsworth will finish work at the Commission on 2 July 2021 to spend more time with his family. 

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my working life which amounts to 41 years working across the QPS and QRIC where I have been fortunate to work with some great people.

“I have been exposed to a lot and more importantly, I have learned a lot and made some great friends. 

“I would like to thank all Commission staff for their work during my time at the Commission.

The passion and goodwill of Commission staff is second to none and the commitment to ensure racing goes ahead is amazing.  

The recruitment process is underway, and a replacement will be announced as soon as possible.


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