It’s your last chance to help protect them: feedback to NSW Greyhound Welfare Code of Practice closes today

A draft code for the welfare of greyhounds in NSW has been released and a call is being made for feedback. The feedback deadline has been extended until 14 April 2020. Participants, industry stakeholders and the general public are able to provide feedback. We need as many people as possible to make it clear to... Continue Reading →

For the record – the NSW Government’s failure to protect ‘retired’ greyhounds.

CPG’s view is that the NSW greyhound regulator the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) is unable to protect greyhounds when they are ‘retired’ from racing and transferred to a third party outside the industry. This situation is not GWIC’s fault. Regulators can only do what they are empowered to do. It is the responsibility... Continue Reading →

Letter re: proposed 40Mil Ipswich track

Please see below our form letter for you to edit or use as a guide for a letter to send to all Ipswich councillors and Qld MP's.   See the excel file attached here for MP contact details: Qld govt MEMMERGEEXCEL thank you CPG team ************************************************************************************* Dear xxxxxxxxxx, I am writing to express my disappointment... Continue Reading →

Select Committee on Animal Cruelty Laws in NSW

Opening statement by Dennis Anderson, National President, Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds This committee was established on 8 August 2019 to inquire and report on the effectiveness of arrangements for the administration and enforcement of the laws of New South Wales for the protection of animals from cruelty. The committee began its inquiry in the... Continue Reading →

31 greyhounds killed in 31 days

31 greyhounds were put to death on Australian tracks in January 2020. 30 of them broke their legs. None of them were considered worth the estimated $4,000 to save them. Miky Knox broke his neck and was completely paralysed and put to death. 28 greyhounds were killed in January 2019. Despite this increase, state governments... Continue Reading →

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