The State Government today announced the appointment of Bendigo lawyer Marika McMahon to the Board of Greyhound Racing Victoria.
Ms McMahon is a director of Bendigo legal firm, O’Farrell Robertson McMahon, where she has been a partner for almost two decades. The firm provides legal services to clients across central and northern Victoria.
She was accredited as a Family Law Specialist by the Law Institute of Victoria in 2001.
As well as her legal work, Ms Mahon is active in the Bendigo community. She is the chair of Be.Bendigo, an organisation that works to bring industry together with community and government.
She is also a director of Coliban Water and a member of the Bendigo Jockey Club.
Ms McMahon has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor and Arts from Monash University.
Ms McMahon replaces Jacqueline Billings, who steps down from the Greyhound Racing Victoria Board this month, to take up an appointment as a Magistrate.
“Jacqueline Billings has made an important contribution to the Board’s deliberations and we would like to extend best wishes to her in her new role as a Magistrate,” Greyhound Racing Victoria Chair, Mr Bernie Carolan said.
“We also welcome Marika to the Board – noting her legal skills, her regional background and her interest in racing.”
The statutory body regulates, conducts and promotes greyhound racing and welfare across Victoria.