Licence for Owner / Trainer / Attendant (Greyhound Racing) - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to become an attendant, owner or trainer of greyhounds in the Australian Capital Territory.

The following variations of licence are available:

Train a Greyhound: you will require this licence if you intend to train greyhounds for racing.

Train and own a Greyhound: this licence type allows you to train and race greyhounds which you either own outright or part own. If you are a member of a syndicate or partnership you can train and race greyhounds owned by that particular group. If you are a current attendant and 18 years or older you may apply for an owner / trainer licence at any time.

Greyhound Attendant: this licence type allows you to handle, box, catch and generally assist a trainer at a track on race days. The minimum age for an attendant licence is 15 years of age. However, at 15 years of age you can only work for a licensed family member and you must forward a written reference from your parent/s or guardian supporting your application.

Please be aware that that you must comply with the specified rules and your licence may be subject to conditions.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria will vary depending on which licence type you are applying for.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Expiry

30 June

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Attendant: $40; Owner/ Trainer: $75; Public Trainer: $135.

Forms

Other resources

 Resources
Comply Greyhound Racing Rules - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Administering agency

Greyhound Racing NSW

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Greyhound Racing Rules (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries
Greyhound Racing NSW

Operating address:
Building B
1 Homebush Bay Drive
Rhodes
2138
Mailing address:
PO Box 170
Concord West
New South Wales 2138

Phone:

02 8767 0500

Fax:

02 9764 6244

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