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Greyhound Racing Act Review

Stakeholders and the community were recently invited to share their views on the changes in the greyhound racing industry since the Act was introduced in 2017. 

The review is to ensure the Greyhound Racing Act 2017 is appropriate to uphold high standards of animal welfare and support the economic sustainability of the greyhound racing industry and its governing bodies.    
The review is a mandatory requirement of NSW Government under the Act. It does not include consideration of a greyhound racing ban.

How to have your say

This consultation has now closed.

Stakeholders and the community were invited to share their views between 8 July and 2 September 2020 about the effectiveness of the Act and changes they’ve seen in the industry since 2017.

Discussion Paper (PDF, 918 KB) ) contained more details about the Act and the regulation of greyhound racing and virtual information sessions were held for racing clubs, industry participants and the public.

All submissions are being considered and will be used to inform a summary report, due to be tabled in the NSW Parliament by April 2021. All submissions will remain anonymous unless agreed otherwise.

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