How to Apply

Thank you for approaching the National Jockeys Trust [NJT] for assistance. We aim to support all current and former jockeys and their families who are faced with financial difficulties due to illness or injury, however we recognise that not everyone's circumstances are the same and some my need help more than others.

In order for us to better understand you, your needs and how we are best placed to assist you, 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/mailed in with your form to the NJT Manager - contact details below]:

  • Previous year's Tax Return,
  • Copies of rental or mortgage payments,
  • Bank statements for the last 3 months,
  • Credit card statement for last month, if you have one,
  • Utility bills, and
  • Invoices or bills that you need assistance with.

All applications are subjected to a detailed review process in order to ensure that you have met the specific criteria of the NJT, namely "being in necessitous circumstances", prior to being considered by the trustees at their regular meetings. Your State/Territory Jockey Association representative will need to provide their support. The NJT Manager will be in touch with you regarding your application prior to its consideration by the Trustees.

You can be assured that all the information you provide will be treated strictly confidentially. Once the application has been assessed by the Trustees, all the infomation will be shredded. This conforms to the provisions of the Privacy Act.

Most applications will be assessed after receipt by the NJT Manager within 30 days however, if there is high urgency, please request the State/Territory Representative to contact the NJT Manager immediately.

If you are having trouble completing the application or have any questions, we are here to help. Please contact us directly.

Paul Innes
Phone: 02 9894 9629
Fax: 02 9894 7148
Post: National Jockeys Trust, PO Box 800, Castle Hill, NSW 1705

Injured Jockey
NB. Please ensure that your email address is correct as we send all correspondence to the email address you have entered.
Monthly Expenses and Income
(personal accident top up)
If total monthly expenses exceed total monthly income, could please explain
Current Assets and Liabilities
Is the asset joined owned? Y/N
% of applicant ownership
Estimated Value of property
(e.g Mortgage, loan)
Motor Vehicle
Is the asset joined owned? Y/N
% of applicant ownership
Estimated Value of property
(e.g Mortgage, loan)
Bank Account
Current Balance
Market Value
Jointly Owned?
Applicants %
Other Assets
Is the asset joined owned? Y/N
% of applicant ownership
Estimated Value of property
Encumbrances (e.g Mortgage, loan)
List All Dependants - Under 18 years of age
Date of Birth
Other information
Supporting Documents
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Please ensure that all the information you have entered is correct, as you will not be able to change it once you have submitted your application.