Registration as a Stud Master (Greyhounds) - Australian Capital Territory


In order to breed greyhounds in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), 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 use the contact details below to find out 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.


30 June.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $130.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Studmaster Licence Application Form - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Greyhound Racing Rules ACT

Application process


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.

Administering agency

Greyhound Racing NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.


Greyhound Racing NSW

Operating address: Building B
1 Homebush Bay Drive
Mailing address: PO Box 170
Concord West
New South Wales 2138
Phone: 02 8767 0500
Fax: 02 9764 6244