THE head of the ACT’s infrastructure division Duncan Edghill has resigned from his place as a senior committee member at Canberra Racing Membership, because the ACT authorities embarks on a serious residential and industrial improvement at Thoroughbred Park.

Edghill is the boss of Main Tasks Canberra and has served as treasurer of Canberra Racing Membership since October.

Duncan Edghill.

His resignation comes days after the ACT authorities launched a draft improvement technique – on Melbourne Cup Day – with choices to construct homes on Thoroughbred Park and do away with the race monitor.

Canberra Racing Membership Chair Les Boag stated Edghill voluntarily resigned from the committee this morning.

“Given Duncan’s function in ACT authorities and up to date developments, he has voluntarily resigned from the committee to keep away from any doable perceived battle of curiosity and this morning I accepted his resignation on behalf of the Membership,” Canberra Racing Membership Chair Les Boag stated.

“I wish to thank Duncan for his tireless, devoted and valued efforts as treasurer and committee-person and want him all the perfect for the longer term.”

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Ian Meikle, editor