Journalists seeking accreditation to officiate at Victorian thoroughbred race meetings during the 2021-22 racing season, being the period from 1 August 2021 to 31 July 2022, are required to complete and submit the following online Journalist Media Pass - Application Form.
Before completing this form, applicants are required to read the Terms and Conditions & the Privacy Collection Statement of accreditation:
Terms and Conditions - Journalist Media Pass
Privacy Collection Statement – Journalist Media Pass Application
Journalists also wishing to take photographs for the purpose of their News Reporting are advised that a separate online application for a Photography Pass must be submitted by their employer. The application for the Photography Pass will be considered exclusive to this application for a Journalist Media Pass.
Applicants will be notified if their application has been accepted and, if so, will be issued with a Journalist Media Pass at the point at which restrictions on media attendance owing to the COVID-19 pandemic have been lifted and they have been granted approval in writing by Racing Victoria to attend a Racecourse.