GA appears before Tasmanian Parliamentary Inquiry

Monday 6 July 2015

GA CEO Scott Parker appeared before the Tasmanian Parliament’s Inquiry into Greyhound Racing in Tasmania on 1 July 2015.

Amongst other issues, the committee conducting the Inquiry asked about GA’s leadership in seeking to reduce breeding volume and improve the number of greyhound adoptions as the key components of eliminating unnecessary euthanasia, the whereabouts of the greyhounds that do not progress to a racing career, the relationship between GA and Tasracing, the quality of Tasracing’s participant consultation, and GA’s work to identify the requirements of industry to build its social licence to operate.

Click here to read GA’s Submission to the Inquiry.

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Monday 28 November 2016

The Board of Greyhounds Australasia (GA) has approved an amendment to the national rule GAR132(5) effective 1 December 2016.
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Wednesday 12 October 2016

Greyhounds Australasia (GA) Chief executive Scott Parker today welcomed the NSW government’s decision to overturn its ban on greyhound racing.

“The national greyhound racing industry is extremely pleased that the NSW government has listened to participants and the community and taken the decision to allow greyhound racing to continue.

Thursday 8 July 2016

Greyhounds Australasia CEO Scott Parker today expressed shock that the NSW government had decided to shut down greyhound racing in that state.

“I’m shocked this has happened and disappointed for the many thousands of people in the NSW industry that have only ever done the right thing.

Wednesday 22 June 2016

The Board of Greyhounds Australasia (GA) has approved new and amended national rules (GARs) effective 1 July 2016. See attached.

The objective of these new and amended rules is to further strengthen industry integrity and the welfare of all greyhounds whether racing, being prepared to race or retired.


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