About Us

NSW Trainers Association Limited

The NSW Trainers Association Limited (NSWTA) is a not-for-profit public company, limited by guarantee, established in April 2008.

The NSWTA is the peak body representing licensed horse trainers in NSW. The NSWTA represents NSW licensed trainers on Racing NSW’s Racing Industry Consultation Group (RICG).

The Board includes representatives from Metropolitan, Provincial and Country areas (see below).

The purposes of the NSWTA are:

  • to promote the interests and activities of NSW trainers;
  • to represent the interests of NSW trainers with Racing NSW, race clubs and other parties;
  • to promote relationships and enter into agreements that will be beneficial to NSW trainers; and
  • to collect and disseminate information that will assist NSW trainers with their training operations.

The NSWTA is committed to assist trainers in each of the Metropolitan, Provincial and Country racing sectors, and to contribute to the overall success of the NSW racing industry.

Major areas of interest for the NSWTA include tracks and facilities, programming and handicapping, trainers’ insurance, prize money, training costs, owner/trainer relationships, staff employment conditions, industry training, regulatory matters and veterinary developments.

Trainers with any inquiries can contact the CEO – Richard Callander:

[email protected]

Or to contact the following NSWTA representatives for advice.



Chris Waller
Mobile: 0411 722 884
[email protected]  

Anthony Cummings
Mobile: 0411 598 538
[email protected]  

Richard Freedman
Mobile: 0430 000 581
[email protected].au

John O’Shea
Mobile: 0419644646


Kim Waugh
Mobile: 0418 205 333
[email protected]  

Kris Lees
Mobile: 0412 686 193
[email protected]

Robert Price
Mobile: 0411 686 059
[email protected]


Nick Olive
Mobile: 0417 883 934
[email protected]  

Wayne Carroll
Mobile: 0409 313 364
[email protected]

Sue Grills
Mobile: 0418 961 959
[email protected]