GWIC updates / Share your views on the Greyhound Racing Act 2017

The NSW Government is undertaking a mandatory review of the Greyhound Racing Act 2017. Community members and stakeholders are invited to share their views about the effectiveness of the Act and changes they've seen in the industry since 2017.

The Act has resulted in significant changes in the greyhound racing industry since it was introduced, including:

  • higher standards for greyhound welfare
  • introduction of the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission
  • enhanced registration of greyhounds, clubs, trial tracks and participants
  • strengthened offences, penalties and disciplinary powers.

The review is to ensure the Act is appropriate to uphold high standards of animal welfare and support the economic sustainability of the greyhound racing industry and its governing bodies.

This 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

Have your say by completing a short or detailed survey by 11:59pm Wednesday 26 August 2020.

You can also attend a virtual information session to learn more about the review and ask questions to help you submit your feedback via the surveys.

For more information visit the NSW Government website.