About Us

Karting (New South Wales) Incorporated

ABN 80 078 024 223

PO Box 81, Springwood NSW 2777

Sports House, Suite 2.02 Quad 1, 8 Parkview Drive Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127 Australia ​
Telephone: 02 4731 5000
Email: admin@kartingnsw.com.au ​

Office Hours 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday – Wednesday – Friday

Our People

General Manager – Drew Russell

Email: admin@kartingnsw.com.au

State Secretary – Karen Newton
Email: admin@kartingnsw.com.au ​

Tribunals & Appeals
Karting NSW Appeals Tribunal
Email:  admin@kartingnsw.com.au

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Our Board

Chair:

Mrs Belinda Colombrita 

Experienced in a diverse range of business management including, Strategic Planning, Sales & Marketing, Advertising & Promotion, Budgeting, Human Resource Management and Property Development. 

Belinda maintains high standards of client service to successfully promote company image and secure new and continuing business. 

Belinda is highly organised flexible and creative person, able to excel in challenging and demanding environments. 

Belinda has been part of the karting community for many years; with experience as a sprint racer in the 90’s, then going on to be a mother of racing children for the past 10 years as well has holding positions on go kart club committees, volunteering in the canteen and lap scoring as well as holding the position of President at Combined District Kart Club.  

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES:

Ms Carolyn Hume – B. Business (Accounting) CPA JP.
Carolyn has over 25 years of experience in senior financial roles and has held various senior executive positions with likes of Wesfarmers, News Limited and Gloria Jeans Coffee. Carolyn is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) and has completed a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from the University of Western Sydney.

 

Director of Group Welfare and Karting Operations Southern Area:

Vacant

 

Director of Group Welfare and Karting Operations Metro Area:

Mr Tony Taylor – BE (Mech), MAICD
Tony is a long-time, passionate participant in the sport who has long standing relationships which will enhance his ability to represent the Metro clubs and be of benefit with implementation of the strategic direction.
He looks forward to working with the Board to continue to “develop and promote karting throughout Australia for the benefit of all”. 
Tony is currently undertaking the Company Director’s Course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has completed multiple leadership programmes and holds a Bachelor of Engineering.
The position was previously held by Craig Sargent who has retired from Karting NSW after seven years on the Board.

Director of Group Welfare and Karting Operations Northern Area:

Vacant

Director of Administration:

Mrs Rachel Staples

Rachel holds many certifications in program and project management and is highly qualified and experienced in governance, procurement, and contract management. She has been consulting to Federal and State Departments leading large scale IT and infrastructure projects for the past 8 years.
Rachel has been involved in karting for 12 years as Director of a karting business and has also held several Club Committee positions. She also has very significant experience officiating having been an official for 10 years at all levels of events, an officials panel member and was State Training Coordinator for 2 years.
 

Director of Member Training and Education:

Mr Matt Hill

Matt is renowned for his expertise in endurance karting and brings a wealth of karting experience to the table. He has played a significant role in The Endurance Karting Association (TEKA), actively contributing to the growth and success of the club. We are excited to have him back on board.

Taking over from Darren, Matt will assume the role of Director of Member Education and Training. He has a range of exciting ideas in mind, particularly focusing on enhancing the training programs and fostering the development and rewarding of officials. With Matt’s return, we are all filled with enthusiasm and look forward to the positive impact he will make in this position.
 

Director of Competition:

Ian Black

Ian has been in the sport since 1988, he started Blacktown Kart Centre in 1990 as a retail kart shop alongside his father’s Auto Electrical business.   These days he owns the business called International Karting Distributors based in Emu Plains, Western Sydney.  Ian is passionate about improving and developing the sport of Karting in NSW, his background adds a valuable perspective to the Board of NSW.

Director of Promotion, Media & Marketing:

Ms Lisa Darley

Lisa brings over 20 years of experience in marketing roles and has held various senior positions with the likes of Pfizer and Aventis Pasteur.  Her experience covers marketing and advertising, PR, event management and communications.  Since relocating back to her hometown of Orange in 2012 Lisa has devoted her time to her family and helping her husband run their family businesses and farm.  Lisa’s husband and son started karting in 2019 and since that time she has held the position of Vice President and Delegate for Orange Kart Club.  Over this short time, she has accumulated knowledge of all areas of club administration.

Appointed Officials & Coordinators ​

Officials Advocate:
Steve Fisher ​

Training Officials:
Peter Brien
Donna Snaidero
Phil Twigg
Greg Moores
Victor Maastricht
Greg McLandsborough
Graeme Abbott

Officials Panel:
Steve Fisher
Victor Maastricht
Graeme Abbott
Peter Brien
Phil Twigg
Donna Snaidero
Kim Freer

Competition Coordinator:
Greg McLandsborough

​State Technical Officer:
Graeme Abbott

​Assistant State Technical Officer:
Graeme Armstrong ​

State Tribunal Registrar:
Shelby Hinde

​State Prosecutor:
Kim Freer

State Rulebook Coordinator:
Victor Maastricht ​

State Training Coordinator:
Vacant

Development Officer:
Brett Staples

Fuel Testing Officer:
Graeme Abbott ​

State Tyre Analyst:
Graeme Abbott ​

State Track Inspector:
Phil Middleton ​

Member Protection Information Officer:
Karen Newton

Consultant:
Ilona Meyer

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Strategic Plan 2024-2027

Our Mission, Goal, Vision and Values

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