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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 in NSW hoisted on its own petard

The announcement by the Baird government that it will ban greyhound racing in New South Wales starting from the beginning of July 2017 is yet...

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...

Figuring out Queensland greyhounds

WE have had a couple of calls for the retention of breeding subsidies in Queensland. The stated reason is that current activity is too small...

Research missing from Joint Working Group review

WHETHER intended or not, the underlying theme of the GRNSW Joint Working Group was not so much to review racing in general but to create...

Joint Working Group report is another curate’s egg

THERE is good stuff and doubtful stuff in the 110-page report by the Joint Working Group in NSW. It is massive by any measure. It...

Wagering’s last battleground fires up

THE Western Australian government, struggling with reduced mining revenue, is still planning to sell off its TAB but has to sort out how to satisfy...

Special Commission’s aims are still unclear

THE thing with the Special Commission is that you can’t be sure what it is trying to do. Every so often, the big chief –...

Greyhound commission (mis)fires from the hip

THIS is serious, deadly serious. The September 28 opening speech – some might say rant – by Stephen Rushton SC, counsel assisting the Special Commission...
Greyhound betting

Monday madness – get your free greyhound racing multi bet!

WITH many parts of the country feeling the full extent of winter today, Australian Racing Greyhound wants to warm you up with adrenaline by tipping...