New National Rules Proposed for Victoria in 2016

Amendments to Greyhounds Australasia Rules (GAR) covering accredited laboratories, exercise-induced conditions, anabolic androgenic steroids and out of competition testing are proposed to be introduced across Victoria in early 2016. GRV seeks industry feedback prior to their approval and implementation. Under the new rules, GAR 1 now defines an ‘accredited laboratory’ as an analytical racing laboratory…

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Have your say on new Local Greyhound Rules

Victoria’s Local Greyhound Racing Rules are changing with new animal welfare and integrity-related amendments proposed by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV). All greyhound racing participants are encouraged to have their say about the new amendments with the timeframe for submissions being extended until Friday 15 January 2016. Lure approvals, live baiting penalties, greyhound euthanasia, regulation of…

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Export of racing greyhounds

Greyhound Racing Victoria reminds all participants about their obligations under Greyhound Australasia (GA) Rule 124 which covers greyhound export requirements. It is the responsibility of all registered participants to be aware of all rules and laws covering greyhound welfare including GA’s  ‘Required Standards for Countries Seeking to Import Australian Greyhounds’ which GRV endorses. This includes…

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Are you ready for the new Pink Card breeding rules?

Victorian greyhound racing participants have until 1st February 2016 to prepare for new National Rule provisions covering registration of breeding females through a Breeding Identification Card, also known as a Pink Card. The amended Greyhound Australasia Rules (GAR), effective from 1 December 2015, includes GAR 127 (6) through to (12), which requires Victorian participants to…

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CEO Monthly Update – January 2016

Welcome to what will be a very busy 2016 for Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) and our sport in general. Among the changes coming up will be a new and improved Informer with a new title, starting with the February issue. The changes will build on the hundreds of responses we have received from our survey of the Informer’s readership and I thank everyone who took the time to let us know what you think and the suggested improvements.

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Victorian transition period for breeding rule changes

Victorian greyhound industry participants will have a two month transitional period from 1 December 2015 to get ready for new National Rule provisions covering registration of breeding females through a Breeding Identification Card, also known as a Pink Card. The amended Greyhound Australasia Rules (GAR), effective from 1 December 2015, includes GAR 127 (6) through…

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