Rules of Greyhound Racing - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You may be required to comply with these rules if you intend to participate in the greyhound racing industry in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). There are two sets of rules that you may need to comply with, the Greyhound Racing Rules and the Greyhounds Australasia Rules. These rules include requirements for:

  • Owners, trainers, bookmakers and all associated staff;
  • The conduct of racing;
  • Track standards;
  • Rug colours; and
  • The procedure for appealing an official decision.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Canberra Greyhound Racing Club

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Canberra Greyhound Racing Club

Mailing address:
PO Box 647
Australian Capital Territory 2609


02 62953554


02 62396136


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