News Articles - Welfare News

  • Unauthorised Export of Greyhounds

    Welfare News
    GRNSW is strongly committed to upholding animal welfare standards for Australian greyhounds within Australia and also assessing the adequacy of arrangements in international exports destinations for those greyhounds. GRNSW has, and continues, to support Greyhound Australasia’s decision to suspend issuing any greyhound passports for destinations with inadequate welfare standards, including Macau and Dubai.
  • New Industry Seminar

    Welfare News
    Training for the future seminar with Dr Ray Ferguson.
  • Lismore Racing Incident

    Welfare News
    GRNSW acknowledges the euthanasia of greyhound Binglebar Girl at Lismore on 29 May 2018. The greyhound raced in the back straight before faltering, and failed to finish the race.
  • Important Changes To GRNSW Greyhound Euthanasia Policy

    Welfare News
    From 6 February 2018, important changes to Greyhound Racing NSW’s (GRNSW) Supplement to Codes of Practice – Greyhound Euthanasia (Policy number LAP05) (Policy) came into effect. 
  • Hot Weather Policy Reminder

    Welfare News
    With the weather heating up this week, participants are reminded about the Greyhound Racing NSW Hot Weather Policy which protects the health, comfort and safety of greyhounds during hot weather.
  • Track Sand Selection

    Welfare News
    The selection of track sand is a crucial component of the industry and is a function that GRNSW takes incredibly seriously.
  • Training For The Future At Maitland

    Welfare News
    Greyhound Racing NSW's 'Training for the Future' seminars return at Maitland this Sunday with renowned dog trainer Steve Austin as the guest speaker.
  • New Rules For Greyhound Exports

    Welfare News
    Greyhound Racing NSW is introducing new rules from 1 December which enhance the existing requirements for the export of greyhounds and place greater responsibilities on owners.
  • EOI - Animal Welfare Committee

    Welfare News
    The Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission is seeking nominations from suitably qualified animal welfare or behaviour specialists, and greyhound racing industry representatives to be part of the Greyhound Industry Animal Welfare Committee.
  • First Seminar Held By Canine Training Expert

    Welfare News
    Renowned canine training expert Steve Austin presented his opening seminar for Greyhound Racing NSW at Potts Park on Sunday and his insight into canine behaviour and training techniques in greyhound racing’s way forward.