Registration as a Greyhound Catcher - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to catch greyhounds at the conclusion of a race. Registration is now compulsory for all catchers for occupational health and safety reasons. All applications are made through FastTrack and require the applicant to be a member of Greyhound Racing Victoria.

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

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 at least 14 years of old
  • make an appointment with an authorised person to have a practical assessment
  • complete and submit an application form and completed assessment form
  • complete a tax compliance form
  • comply with the rules of Greyhound Racing Victoria.


1 year or 3 years.


30th June in the year of application.



(One year). Fees for 2016-17.


(Three years). Fees for 2016-17.



Greyhound Catcher Registration Application - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.



Please lodge your application forms and any associated documents directly with the Agency. You will need to attach a passport-size colour photo of yourself and a completed assessment form.

Approval time

2 working days.

Administering agency

Greyhound Racing Victoria

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 (Victoria)

Contact details

Greyhound Racing Victoria


03 8329 1100


03 8329 1000


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