Regulatory Reform

GRV cut prize moneyfor 2024-2025 season

Victorian greyhounds to benefit from new digital tracking program

The Government of Victoria and Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) have announced an investment of over $2 million in a Comprehensive Digital Tracking Program for greyhounds....
South Australia Greyhound News

Sal Perna appointed as SA Greyhound Industry Reform Inspector

The South Australian Government has appointed a Greyhound Industry Reform Inspector to ensure that the herculean task of meeting the 57 recommendations of the Ashton...
NSW greyhound racing

NSW greyhound racing: A model of integrity and welfare

The New South Wales (NS) Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has received praise for its efforts in regulating the greyhound racing industry. This recognition...

South Australian greyhound racing inquiry: Reform in two years or be banned

The South Australian (SA) independent inquiry into the governance of the SA greyhound racing industry has today handed down the full report following the inquiry....
Capalaba

Racing Queensland adopt a third ‘middle’ preference for box draws

Following a three-month pilot of the Preferential Box Draw (PBD) system at the Capalaba Greyhound Racing Club, Racing Queensland (RQ) has advised of the addition...

Preferential Box Draw greyhound races set to begin in Victoria

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) and the Traralgon Greyhound Racing Club have announced the launch of a pilot program to experiment with Preferential Box Draws (PBD)....

New Victorian greyhound racing rule regarding racing frequency starts October 1

The Victorian greyhound racing industry has introduced regulations to prioritise the well-being of the dogs, with the new rules becoming effective on Sunday, October 1,...

Victorian greyhound tracks under new safety laws

The greyhound racing industry in Victoria, Australia, has received a boost due to the implementation of laws aimed at safeguarding participants, greyhounds, and the integrity...

Tamanian greyhound regulator distances itself from retired greyhounds

TasRacing has advised that the regulatory body has updated the local Tasmanian Greyhound Rules of Racing to specifically exclude retired greyhounds from its scope of...

New greyhound racing rules in Victoria begin on Saturday July 1 2023

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) has announced a suite of new rules, set to take effect from July 1, 2023, following valuable contributions from active participants...

Queensland greyhound racing integrity gets new Racing Appeals Panel

The new Queensland Racing Appeals Panel (QRAP) has been given the green light by the Queensland Government, paving the way for a more efficient and...
Greyhound racing

NSW greyhounds lower age limit to 12yrs to encourage younger participants

The New South Wales greyhound racing regulator yesterday announced a new licensed participant category to allow young greyhound racing fans as young as 12-years-of-age to...

Tasmanian greyhounds spoils the fun – again

Well, blow me down – again. It's not long since I listed some serious problems with the results posted for Tasmania's Devonport Cup. Now, it...
Sandown Cup greyhounds

How long should the ancient two airline policy apply to greyhound racing?

Bravo to Lynton Hogan, President of the Victorian GOBTA (Greyhound Owners, Breeders, Trainers Association) for taking on the state authority (GRV) about the declining returns...

Greyhound transparency lost in translation

Just a couple of weeks ago I highlighted the reluctance of state authorities to tell the public and industry participants what was going on. They...
Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission

GWIC install interim CEO Steve Griffin as permanent

NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) Chief Commissioner Alan Brown AM announced today that Mr Steve Griffin has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer....

Still the biggest greyhound racing challenge

Periodically, it is necessary to rebirth a longstanding subject – one with numerous commentators for and against. Are stayers better or worse than they used...
Knight Sprite

Why do greyhounds go missing?

Another of life's mysteries pokes its head up regularly – scratchings which cause short fields to appear. The code has a standard pattern of drawing...

Greyhounds working in the dark – mostly

The NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) is not responsible for everything that happens in a greyhound race but it is influential and has...
Knight Sprite

GWIC go after wagering integrity with NSW Organised Crime Squad

Interim CEO of the NSW Greyhound Welfare & Interim Commission (GWIC), Mr Steve Griffin, has today signalled GWIC's intention to strengthen the integrity of wagering...

Greyhound racing is a small part of a wide world

Can racing keep up? Well, Peter V'landys is trying hard for RacingNSW. But greyhound racing seems not to understand the question. Many comparisons are there...

Greyhounds Australasia – A Lost Cause

The comment below is sharp but necessary as the greyhound industry faces a fogbound future, largely due to its pointless parochialism and the moral corruption...

The Greyhound Industry Has Been Conned

Good versus evil? Or the reverse? At a time when the greyhound code is screaming out for strength through national cohesion, five events are pulling...

Greyhound Recovery – Often Queried …… Never Answered

Last Saturday, Silver Chief night at The Meadows offered some very smart times on an obviously quick track. Youngsters like Lakeview Walter, Mepunga Felix, Earn...

Darwin Greyhound Club Govt Investigation Launched Over Complaints

The Northern Territory (NT) Racing Commission and the NT Consumer Affairs Commissioner have today launched an investigation into the Darwin Greyhound Association, and defined the...