Amendments to Greyhounds Australasia Rules

Thursday 27 August 2015

The Board of Greyhounds Australasia (GA), comprising representation of all controlling authorities in Australia and New Zealand, has approved new and amended national rules (GARs) effective 1 September 2015. Click Here

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.

Participants’ attention is drawn to all new and amended rules but in particular, the introduction of GAR 83 (10) which makes it an offence for a greyhound not to be free of the prohibited substance cobalt above a mass concentration of 100 nanograms per millilitre in a sample of urine.

The GARs help ensure rule uniformity for participants in all jurisdictions throughout Australia and New Zealand and minimise the need for local rules.

All new and amended rule proposals are recommended for approval by the GA Rules and Integrity Committee. 

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Tuesday 13 March 2018

Prepare for the Easter Break.
Our office will close on Thursday 29th March at 5.00 pm and will not re-open until Tuesday 3rd April at 9.00 am.
Please ensure your DNA applications and Breeding Unit transfers are sent to Greyhounds Australasia to enable our staff to action your requests.

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Changed rules are highlighted in RED

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Wednesday 1 November 2017

Please take note that Tuesday 7th November 2017 is a public holiday in the Melbourne Metro area.
Our office will re-open on Wednesday 8th November at 9.00 am.


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