Registration as a Studmaster (Greyhound Racing) - New South Wales

Service summary

In order to breed greyhounds in NSW, each sire (male greyhound) involved in the breeding must have a stud master. You will require this registration if you intend to act as a stud master. A stud master is the person who will be held responsible for supervising the mating activities of greyhounds. This includes the care, control and / or custody of the sire.

Please be aware that:

  • Male greyhounds must be registered as stud sires before they can breed in Australia. Stud Sire registration is administered through a national controlling body;
  • You will need to maintain a service notice book when issued with this registration, where you are required to keep a record of all activities;
  • You are required to lodge a notice of service within 14 days of the first mating service; and
  • You must comply with the specified rules and your registration may be subject to conditions.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • Be a registered owner, trainer or owner / trainer of greyhounds;
  • Pass an interview / questionnaire; and
  • Have your kennels / property inspected by the Agency.

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



2 years.


Expires on 30 June.





Your completed application must include a national criminal history record check, a certified colour passport size photo, a certified copy of driver's licence, passport or birth certificate, a vet reference and accompanied by the appropriate fee.

Approval time

Within 4 weeks.

Administering agency

Greyhound Racing NSW

Act(s) name

Greyhound Racing Act 2017 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Greyhound Racing Rules (New South Wales)

Contact details

Greyhound Racing NSW

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


02 8767 0500


02 9764 6244


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