Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW)
Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) is established pursuant to the Greyhound Racing Act 2009.
GRNSW is an autonomous non-government body which is not subject to direction by government. It is responsible for both the regulatory and commercial functions of the greyhound racing industry in NSW. Currently, legislation provides for the Board of GRNSW to consist of 5 members recommended for appointment by a selection panel appointed by the Minister. The legislation also provides that the members are to elect a Chairperson from among themselves.
Its main responsibilities are:
- to control, supervise and regulate greyhound racing in the State.
- to register greyhound racing clubs, greyhound trial tracks, greyhounds, owners and trainers of greyhounds, bookmakers for greyhound racing and other persons associated with greyhound racing.
- to initiate, develop and implement policies considered conductive to the promotion, strategic development and welfare of the greyhound racing industry in the State.
- to distribute money received as a result of commercial arrangements required by the Totalizator Act 1997.
- to allocate to greyhound racing clubs the dates on which they may conduct greyhound racing meetings.
The GRNSW Chairman is Professor Percy Allan and the Chief Executive is Mr Brent Hogan.
Metropolitan race meetings are conducted by the NSW Greyhound Breeders Owners & Trainers Association (GBOTA) at Wentworth Park Sporting Complex, Ultimo.