Thank you for approaching the National Jockeys Trust [NJT] for a assistance
The principal purpose of the Trust is to relieve the immediate and ongoing financial needs of Jockeys and their families in Australia who are in necessitous circumstances caused by a Jockey being seriously injured or dying, whether on a racetrack or otherwise, or through a Jockey suffering a severe illness.Assessment of Necessitous Circumstances.
The Trustees will provide such relief and assistance as set out in clause 4.2 to Jockeys or their families in necessitous circumstances after investigating their financial resources and needs. The Trustees will establish forms and processes for assessing necessitous circumstances, which they may amend from time to time. Initially, but without limitation, these forms and processes will include:
In order for us to present this to the board of Trustees, please complete the attached Application Form and also provide any supporting information that will assist in your application. You should submit your application via the website, via fax/email or mail after downloading/printing the form. Your Application MUST include the following documentation [these can be uploaded via the website application form or faxed/emailed in with your form to the NJT Manager – contact details below]:
All applications go through a detailed review process in order to ensure that you have met the specific criteria of the NJT, “being in necessitous circumstances”.
You can be assured that all the information that you provide will be treated strictly confidentially.
Most applications will be assessed after receipt by the NJT Manager within 30 days; however, if there is high urgency then please request the State/Territory Representative to contact the NJT Manager immediately.
If you are having trouble completing the application or have any questions, were here to help. Please contact us directly.
Phone: 02 9894 9629
Fax: 02 9894 7148
Post: National Jockeys Trust, PO Box 800, Castle Hill, NSW 1705