GWIC updates / New dates added for Code of Practice track visits

Staff from GWIC and GRNSW have been travelling to a number of tracks throughout September and October to discuss the Greyhound Welfare Code of Practice and rehoming with owners, breeders and trainers.

Today the Commission has added more track visits to the schedule.

BathurstMonday 21 September
NowraThursday 24 September
WaggaFriday 25 September
MaitlandMonday 28 September
DaptoThursday 1 October
CoonambleMonday 5 October
GosfordTuesday 13 October
RichmondWednesday 14 October
Wentworth ParkFriday 16 October
GoulburnTuesday 20 October
DubboFriday 23 October
LismoreMonday 2 November
The GardensFriday 6 November
Broken HillSaturday 7 November
WauchopeWednesday 11 November
Wentworth Park (trials)Tuesday 17 November
GunnedahThursday 19 November
Wentworth Park (trials)Tuesday 24 November

Industry participants are encouraged to come and chat with staff about the new Code, grab a copy of the Code and other pieces of information including Industry Practice Guides and templates for Health Records and the Exercise, Socialisation and Enrichment Plan.

Information on GRNSW’s Rehoming Assistance Scheme is also available, with staff happy to help participants with the rehoming process.

These track visits form part of the industry’s education and preparation for the Greyhound Welfare Code of Practice, which comes into effect on 1 January 2021.

Anyone with questions about the Code is encouraged to chat with staff at the track, attend an upcoming online information session or make an appointment to speak one-on-one with someone over the phone by calling 13 49 42.