Greyhound Local Rule Amendments – September 2020

Thursday 24 September 2020

Greyhound Local Rule Amendments Tasracing has amended the Tasmanian Greyhound Local Rules of Racing. The amendments include the added definitions of a Rearer and a Whelper and updates the references to other licences. A change to the welfare rules released in March now allows for the genuine attempts to rehome a greyhound (LR 36.4(e)(ii)) to…

Grants to support events in Tasmania

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Sarah Courtney, Minister for Small Business, Hospitality and Events  23 September 2020 The Tasmanian Government recognises the important contribution that events make to the Tasmanian economy, with more than $13 million invested through Events Tasmania last year. We also acknowledge the significant impact that COVID-19 travelling and gathering restrictions have had on Tasmania’s events industry,…

From the CEO’s Desk

Thursday 17 September 2020

Elwick track update This is my third update on the Elwick thoroughbred track redevelopment. Earlier this month I wrote that we have been very pleased with the rate of recovery from the unplanned additional use in June and July brought about by the Covid-19 shutdown. Further, I wrote that we have full confidence in the…

Positive Solutions: Employee Assistance Program for employees, immediate family members of employees and racing industry participants in Tasmania

Monday 14 September 2020

Tasracing has transitioned our Employee Assistance Program provider from Relationships Australia to Positive Solutions, a Tasmanian owned and operated psychology, counselling and mediation provider. The local team at Positive Solutions are ready to welcome Tasracing staff and racing industry participants. Scope of services Employees and their immediate family are encouraged to utilise the confidential and…

Greyhound of the Year Panel Announced

Tuesday 1 September 2020

The appointment of the five-panel members who will select the 2020 Tasmanian Greyhound of the Year has now been finalised. This panel will determine the greyhound to be named as Tasmanian Greyhound of the Year for the period 1 January to 31 December 2020. Greg Fahey will lead the panel with the other members being…