Rules of Greyhound Racing - Australian Capital Territory


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.

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 ACT

Administering agency

Canberra Greyhound Racing Club

Contact details

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


Canberra Greyhound Racing Club

Mailing address: PO BOX 647
Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory 2609
Phone: 02 6295 3554
Fax: 02 6239 6136