In a very unusual decision, the NSW Government has decided to shut down the greyhound racing in NSW, after receiving a critical report in mid-2016. Legislation has now passed the NSW Parliament. In this episode we talk to Dr Joanna Kyriakakis, at Monash University, about the recent changes in NSW, which now ban greyhound racing and related breeding and training.
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Commissioner McHugh AC QC delivered his report on the ‘Special Commission of Inquiry into the Greyhound Racing Industry in NSW’ to the Governor on 16 June 2016.
The Greyhound Racing Act 2009 (as of August 2016) NSW
The Four Corners report of Live Baiting is linked here.