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Functions & Facilities

Oakbank Racing Club (c1876) is located in South Australia's picturesque Adelaide Hills just 25 minutes from the CBD in "blue grass" Racing country. This historic club races just four times annually and their pinnacle event is the Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival which is a fantastic festival for all.

Employment Opportunities

The Oakbank Racing Club holds four race meetings a year and the opportunity exists for the employment of casual staff for the following tasks:


Bar Staff

Bar Runner

Gate Keeper

Car Parker


Toilet Attendant


If you wish to apply for one of these positions, please click here to download the Expression of Interest form. Forms can be filled out and returned to the club via post - PO Box 26 Oakbank SA 5243, email - or fax - (08) 8388 4195


If you have any further enquires please dont hesitate to contact the office on (08) 8388 4072 or via email on

Concession Sites

The Oakbank Racing Club holds four race meetings a year highlighted by the iconic Easter Carnival. Easter time sees in excess of 70,000 race goers flock to Oakbank to enjoy a picnic with family and friends in the picturesque surroundings. To compliment the experience for our patrons, the Club offers a wide range of food and retail options with the use of contract vendors.

If you wish to be involved please click here to download the expression of interest form.

If you require any further information, please dont hesitate to contact the office on (08) 8388 4072 or via email at

 Kids Entertainment


The Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival will be a destination for families again this year, providing plenty of action and excitement for mum, dad and the kids. Recognising children are a large component of its overall attendance, the Club has enlarged its offering for families in 2015.

Along with all the usual rides and amusements, children will be able to take pony rides or get up close and personal to some furry friends in the petting zoo.

The Stable Stars - a kids club designed especially for horse lovers - will also be entertaining children aged between three and 11 years throughout the day. Along with participating in games and craft activities, Stable Stars club members will receive a specialvisit from Archie, the cuddly Stable Stars mascot.

For older children, a sports program co-ordinated by Kelly Sports will include everything from cricket games and running races to tug-of-war, and promises to keep them entertained all day long.

Specky Events join the free kids entertainment list in 2016 where kids can get their footy fix and pretend to be Tony Modra or Jeremy Howe for a day!

They can also listen to live music or just enjoy the atmosphere with friends. Melba's giant Easter egg hunt will take place every hour on the Saturday and Monday of the Carnival, keeping children entertained between gallops.


Melba's Egg and Spoon Race - Saturday 26 March

After a fantastic first year, Melba's Egg and Spoon Race is back at Oakbank Racecourse this Easter Saturday!

Once again, 30 lucky children will have the chance to be a part of SA's best Egg and Spoon Race. To enter your child in the competition, please click here.


Melba's Giant Easter Egg Hunt - Win a Giant 2kg Easter Egg

On Easter Saturday and Easter Monday Melba’s Chocolates and the Oakbank Racing Club will be featuring an Easter egg hunt for children between the ages of 3 and 12. Every hour on the hour from 12 noon of the Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival , children will be kept entertained between gallops finding chocolate surprises.

Throughout the day special gold Easter eggs will be placed throughout the area and if one is found you can go in the draw to win a giant 2 kg chocolate Easter egg from Melba’s.


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