Journalists who are members of the Victoria Racing Media Association (VRMA) are required to complete and submit the following application form to obtain a Journalist Media Pass to officiate at Victorian thoroughbred race meetings during the 2020-21 racing season, being the period from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021.
Before completing this form applicants are required to read the Terms and Conditions of accreditation, and the Privacy Collection Statement – Journalist Media Pass Application:
Terms and Conditions – Journalist Media Pass
Privacy Collection Statement – Journalist Media Pass Application
VRMA Members wishing to take photographs for the purposes of their News Reporting are advised that a separate online application for a Photography Pass must be submitted by their employer. The application for a Photography Pass will be considered exclusive to this application for a Journalist Media Pass.
Please note that, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and Racing Victoria’s necessary biosecurity measures, the only media permitted to attend race meetings at this time are representatives of the official TV broadcasters (Racing.com and Channel 7) and the official industry photographers (Racing Photos). This order is current as at 15 September 2020 and is being regularly reviewed in line with Government directives and the number of COVID-19 cases within Victoria.