Pigeon Racing Victoria is an organisation with four main aims:

  1. To promote pigeon racing in Victoria/Australia via greater public awareness.

  2. To engage current membership.

  3. To advance the fraternity into the future.

  4. To guide and assist new flyers get started and learn about the sport.                      

The committee is made up of the following :

  1. Michael Portelli  (WPF) 

  2. Wayne Williams (VRPU)                          

  3. Joe Phillips  (GMPF)

  4. Mark Vella (VHA)

  5. Stephen Kearsey (VHA)

  6. Joe Farrugia  (WPF)                                                                                              

  7. Nick Lakiotis  (VHA) 

  8. Rod Simmons  (VRPU)

  9. Mark Tung (VHA)

  10. Tas Gazis  (GMPF)

  11. Clem Sedgman (GMPF)

  12. Michael West (WPF)

  13. Rex Perkins (Camperdown/Colac)




PRV is seeking more members to represent country flyers.  

Anyone wishing to join/assist is most welcome and can apply via email to pigeonracingvictoria@gmail.com


Initiatives that PRV is currently working on.


1. Information booklet for new flyers explaining the sport and providing general information.


2. Comprehensive information package about the pigeon racing sport.


3. Racing Pigeon stand at the Wyndham Pet & Animal Expo Sunday 27th September 2015. 


4. Racing Pigeon stand at the Brimbank Animal Expo 10th October 2015. 


5. Racing pigeon stand at the Glen Eira Pet Expo 20th March 2016 


6. Liaison with the President of Romanian  Racing Pigeon Federation regarding increasing membership

    from 2000 to 16,000 flyers in just over ten years. 


7. PRV has run the Victoria Cup - an  image building race with  $ 195,000.00 in prize money for the        2018 season. This race is designed to appeal to the public, the fancy/non racing pigeon fanciers the horse racing industry and the Asian community. This race will also have the highest payout ratio of any large race. All transactions to be audited by the independent committee above. The main purpose of the race is to offer the sport intense  media  coverage and public awareness in Australia. The race proved successful,  being a turning point for the sport in Australia. 



8. A series of articles on pigeon racing in one of the largest bird magazines in the world  : Australian                  Bird Keeper. (completed,)


9. Undertake the Wyndham Pet Expo and PRV stock and Squeaker sake in September 2019.

10. "How to get started in pigeon racing" brochure for the PRF of WA. 


11. Communication with sixteen other Australian feds/clubs in relation to providing them with their own version      of the " How to get started" brochure.

12.  Continue with the PRV Vic Cup in 2022 and use as a platform to promote sport to the public.


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