Registration as a Greyhound Catcher - Victoria


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.

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 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.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


One or three years


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $30.00

One year. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $85.00

Three years. Fees for 2021-22


Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 Victoria

Application process


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

Two working days

Administering agency

Greyhound Racing Victoria

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Greyhound Racing Victoria

Operating address: 46 - 50 Chetwynd Street
West Melbourne, Victoria 3003
Phone: 03 8329 1100
Fax: 03 8329 1000
Website: Greyhound Racing Victoria (Opens in new window)