UPDATE – NW Harness and Greyhound Venue Project
UPDATE – Industry Consultation

NW Track Project – Industry Consultation Committee established

Monday 22 March 2021

As recently announced by the Racing Minister, Jane Howlett, Tasracing has appointed Dalton Consulting Engineers (DCE) to provide design and engineering services for the proposed dual harness and greyhound racing and training facility on the northwest coast. Tasracing plans to build new race tracks for both the harness and greyhound codes, with an $8 million…

Update on North West Harness/Greyhound Track

Wednesday 17 March 2021

The Tasmanian Government is committed to racing in all three regions of Tasmania. I am pleased to advise that Tasracing has appointed Dalton Consulting Engineers, which specialises in sporting infrastructure, to provide project design, documentation and contract administration for the construction of a harness and greyhound track and associated facilities on the North West Coast. Daltons…

Industry consultation paper released

Tuesday 9 March 2021

Industry participants have the opportunity to influence the strategic direction of racing with the release of a consultation paper today. The consultation paper will seek responses to a comprehensive series of questions on industry strategy and infrastructure priorities over the next five years. Through this consultation document, industry participants are provided an opportunity to have…

New harness and greyhound facilities on the North West Coast – update

Tuesday 9 February 2021

As has been widely reported in media and direct to racing industry participants, the Tasmanian Government and Tasracing are set to develop new harness and greyhound racing facilities on the north-west coast. Specifically, Tasracing intends to build new race tracks for both the harness and greyhound codes, with an $8 million contribution from the government…

Consultation meeting Thursday 3 December

Tuesday 1 December 2020

How to participate Tasracing is pleased to invite all interested parties to participate in the first Consultation Meeting of the North West Harness/Greyhound Track Project. There are two options for those wishing to participate: You may attend the meeting in person at midday on Thursday 3 December at the Spreyton Racecourse, in the Birdcage Tavern….

From the CEO’s Desk: North West Harness and Greyhound Facility Project

Thursday 26 November 2020

I would like to take this opportunity to provide further information on the North West Project.  Tasracing was under significant time pressures to lock in Professor Eager’s attendance before Christmas so that we could begin to engage with Industry and we are only now getting the breathing space to provide further information. Potential Sites We…