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MPs who crossed the floor removed as Parliamentary secretaries

NATIONALS MPs Katrina Hodgkinson and Chris Gulaptis have been removed from their positions as parliamentary secretaries of southern and Northern New South Wales. The news...

Evidence from an alleged greyhound grave goes missing

EVIDENCE relating to an alleged greyhound burial site in the Hunter Valley has been removed prior to the RSPCA conducting an inquiry into the matter....

Do we need this sort of racing?

UNABLE to find my usual Horsham fields this Tuesday I suddenly realised that Warrnambool had taken over to run their annual picnic race meetings, titled...

Greyhounds Australasia has no substance in over-breeding document

This is a corporate failure of monumental proportions. Greyhounds Australasia, in circulating to state CEOs a supposedly confidential document about alleged over-breeding, has assumed it...

How to judge the worth of greyhound racing administrations

IT IS enough to make a grown man cry. Or even wonder about your own sanity. So far, seven men and one woman have stated...

Does politics rule greyhound racing?

Can a “right” be achieved by doing the wrong thing? Perhaps in Victoria. Leaving aside suspensions and disqualifications, the first real action from racing authorities...

Victorian greyhound inquiries offer debatable solutions

OFFICIAL reports on live baiting from two states are showing some similarities. Both Queensland and Victorian investigators have called for a change in the makeup...

Greyhound racing boards gone: What will replace them?

GOVERNMENTS in the three eastern states – those with the country’s largest greyhound populations – have now completed the Trifecta and sent their original greyhound...

Needed – A fair go for both greyhounds and punters

WHILE on the question of declining city field standards, it is also worth mentioning the increasing habit of creating country-to-city heats and final events. These...

News wrap: Newson says animal cruelty will be stamped out

THE stand-in CEO of Greyhound Racing New South Wales, Paul Newson, has received an interim report from Deputy Police Commissioner Dave Madden into claims that...