Code Of Practice

NSW greyhound racing

NSW GWIC say Fitzsimons greyhound welfare article is wrong

The NSW Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has refuted claims made in Peter Fitzsimons’ article Gone to the dogs: Why greyhound racing’s new code...
Nsw greyhound racing

NSW GWIC to usher participants toward new welfare code compliance

The NSW Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has welcomed the new NSW Greyhound Welfare Code of Practice, but has urged participants to use the...
NSW greyhound racing

NSW lays claim to highest greyhound welfare standards in Australia

NSW Minister for Better Regulation, Kevin Anderson; has today claimed the NSW greyhounds will be the beneficiaries of the highest standards of greyhound welfare in...
Greyhound racing

GWIC extend NSW Code Of Practice feedback period

The Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) have today announced the public consultation period for the draft NSW Greyhound Welfare Code of Practice will be...
Industry Update

New draft NSW greyhound welfare code of practice

The Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission has announced the release of a draft NSW Greyhound Welfare Code of Practice which is now open for public...
Victorian greyhounds

Tim Bull blasts “out-of-touch” Labor after Code of Practice hearing

The Victorian shadow minister for racing, Tim Bull, has taken the long stick to racing minister Martin Pakula, labelling him ignorant and out-of-touch following today’s...
Victorian greyhounds

New penalty guidelines to be introduced in Victoria for welfare

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria (GRV) is calling for participants to provide feedback on its draft ‘Penalty Guidelines – Greyhound Welfare 2018’ Policy. The draft guidelines were...
Industry Update

Vic Code of Practice: Let’s state the bleedin’ obvious

THE Victorian Code of Practice document, which runs to 88 pages in PDF format, is almost bizarre in the language that the compilers have used...
Industry Update

McHugh report used in formation of draft Vic Code of Practice

THE NSW Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance believes the proposed Victorian Code of Practice is “clearly unreasonable, unworkable and potentially unviable”. The boss of the Alliance,...
Industry Update

Feedback being sought for new Victorian Code of Practice

FEEDBACK is being sought on the draft Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds which has been released by the Victorian Government’s Department...

NSW Reform Panel recommendations – what you need to know

GREYHOUND racing faces colossal changes to structure, animal welfare and licensing following recommendations handed down in the final report by the NSW Greyhound Industry Reform...

Industry’s guarantees four commitments to Premier at meeting

THE New South Wales greyhound industry is continuing its fight for survival following a meeting with Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier Troy Grant on...

Special Commission of Inquiry – the 80 recommendations simplified

OVER a week has passed since the Special Commission of Inquiry report into greyhound racing was made public, with Premier Mike Baird ignoring 79 recommendations...

Greyhound racing teetering on the edge of destruction

“THE space we stood around had been emptied into us to keep”, is how the Irish poet Seamus Heaney described the change that occurred in...

News wrap: Live baiting saga sees another four charged in QLD

FOUR people have been charged by Police from the Joint QPS/RSPCA Greyhound Inquiry Task Force following on from further investigations into the practice of live-baiting...

Greyhound carcasses found in Queensland bushland

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched by the RSPCA and police after no less than 55 decomposing greyhound bodies were found in bushland in the south-east...

Simon Green avoids penalty after allegedly shooting greyhounds

VICTORIAN trainer Simon Green has avoided any penalty after allegedly shooting two of his greyhounds, Spanish Cloud and Spanish Berry, in or around July 2014....

The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Nothing But The Truth

She’s done it again. Natalie O’Brien, the Fairfax reporter who has been sniping at greyhound racing for a couple of years now, has had another...

NSW Greyhound Racing Inquiry Submissions – The Summary

Public submissions on the inquiry into greyhound racing in NSW closed on 6 November 2013 and the inquiry has now moved to the stage of...

GRNSW Deny Any Integrity Or Welfare Issues Ahead Of 7:30 Report Airing

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today received confirmation from RSPCA NSW that there is no evidence to suggest acts of animal cruelty are occurring in the...

Parliamentary Inquiry Puts Pressure On GRNSW

The daggers are being thrown in every possible direction within the NSW Greyhound Racing Industry at present. With the upcoming pressure of the Parliamentary Inquiry,...

GRNSW Announce New Animal Welfare Initiatives

Media Announcement Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has announced that it will invest $1.3 million on greyhound welfare initiatives in 2013/14. The investment includes funding for the...

GRV Commit To Animal Welfare

Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) priority on animal welfare was projected louder than ever before at yesterday’s official opening of the redeveloped Greyhound Adoption Program’s (GAP)...

VCAT Hearing Finds Code Of Practice Flawed

A recent Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) hearing has found the Victorian Code Of Practice for the Greyhound Industry “perpetuates misconceptions”, ” contrasts markedly...