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Committee Details

Select Committee on the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission

*** Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the hearing scheduled for 6 September has been postponed. All future inquiry activity will be advised. ***


This inquiry was established on 23 September 2020 to inquire into and report on the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission as the independent regulator of the greyhound industry in New South Wales.


The committee held regional hearings and public forums at the following locations: 

  • Fort Scratchley, Newcastle on Thursday 27 May
  • Bathurst Greyhounds, Kennerson Park, Bathurst on Friday 28 May
  • Temora Greyhounds, Temora on Wednesday 2 June
  • Goulburn Greyhounds, Goulburn on Thursday 3 June.  


Additional public forum at Parliament House – invitation to attend or speak to the committee  


In addition to the recent public forums held in various regional locations, the committee will be conducting a public forum at Parliament House on 6 September 2021. We will provide the opportunity for individuals to speak for up to 15 minutes each about issues relating to the terms of reference, which focus on the role, policies, procedures and effectiveness of GWIC. Please prepare a short statement and be prepared to answer questions from committee members during your allocated time.


Members of the public are also able to attend in the audience.    


Limited spaces are available for those who wish to speak. Please register your interest by emailing by Friday, 30 July 2021. Please provide:

  • your name
  • two sentences on why you would like to appear and what your views are on the terms of reference.   


What you say will be transcribed and included as evidence to the inquiry.    


Once you register your interest, we will contact you to confirm whether you will be speaking.

Chair: Borsak, Robert (SFF, LC Member)
Deputy Chair: Boyd, Abigail (GRNS, LC Member)
Members: Amato, Lou (LIB, LC Member)
Fang, Wes (NAT, LC Member)
Farraway, Sam (NAT, LC Member)
Houssos, Courtney (ALP, LC Member)
Pearson, Mark (AJP, LC Member)
Veitch, Mick (ALP, LC Member)