Registration as a Race Official - New South Wales

Description

You will require registration as a race official if you wish to perform the following activities at a licenced greyhound racetrack.

  • Starter: a person who is responsible for starting a race or trial.
  • Lure Driver: a person who is responsible for driving and controlling a lure at a race meeting or trial.
  • Judge: A person who judges the outcome of and records the finishing positions of greyhounds in a race or trial.
  • Kennel Track Attendant: A person who is involved in race day operation in an official capacity.

A race official must hold the relevant type of registration for the activity they wish to perform. A race official can be registered for all 4 positions at the same time.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • have an acceptable eye test certificate signed by a registered optometrist (lure driver only)
  • be at least 18 years old
  • hold a current National Police History Check.

If your officiating may have an effect on the result of an event, you must not:

  • own train or lease a greyhound in the event
  • adjudicate on a matter in which you are involved in personally
  • directly or indirectly bet on that event.

Duration

One or three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

New application fees:

  • one year - $81.00
  • three year - $105.00.

Fees for 2022-23

Renew Renewal All

Renewal fees

  • one year - $22.00
  • three year - $46.00.
Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Greyhound Racing Act 2017 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Greyhound Racing Regulation 2019 New South Wales

Greyhound Racing Rules New South Wales

Approval time

Within 20 business days

Administering agency

Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission

Contact details

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