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Greyhound Report Disappointing, Greens Call for Ban

The majority Report of the Joint Select Committee on Greyhound Racing tabled today will disappoint many concerned Tasmanians. People who care about the welfare of animals will be upset not to see a ban on greyhound racing among the...

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  14 Sep 2016

Liberals and Labor on Wrong Side of History on Greyhounds

The greyhound racing industry has lost its social licence. Both Labor and the Liberal parties are on the wrong side of history.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Aug 2016

Public Distaste for Greyhound Racing

More than half of Australians want greyhound racing banned, according to the national Essential Research poll released today.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  19 Jul 2016

Tasmania Must Follow NSW Greyhound Racing Ban

The New South Wales' Premier has recognised the inherent cruelty in greyhound racing and acted in a the best interests of animal welfare.  It's surely time Tasmania did the same.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jul 2016

Greens Table Petition to End Greyhound Cruelty

While live baiting incidents haven't been proven in any Tasmania, it's clear the we're not immune from the practice. And we are certainly not immune the underlying cruelty in the industry.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  16 Jun 2016

TasRacing Soft on Animal Welfare Concerns

In GBE Estimates today, Tas Racing CEO, Doctor Eliot Forbes, seemed to struggle to accept the reality of animal welfare issues facing the racing industry. Minister Rockliff now has a job to do and show leadership with his GBE and its CEO.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  2 Dec 2015

Greyhound Racing Industry

The Report is a good start in reforming the animal welfare standards of greyhound racing in Tasmania, but we have got a major task ahead of us.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Mar 2015

Greyhound Parliamentary Inquiry One Step Closer

The Tasmanian Greens tabled a Notice of Motion to establish a Joint House Parliamentary Inquiry into practices in Tasmania's greyhound racing industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Mar 2015

Greyhound Inquiry Pressure Grows

The Labor Opposition are sounding weak and indecisive on the need to properly investigate animal welfare standards in the greyhound industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Feb 2015

State Greyhound Inquiry Concerns

The Tasmanian Greens will move to establish a joint House Inquiry into the greyhound racing industry when Parliament resumes in March.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Feb 2015

State Greyhound Live Baiting Inquiry

The Minister has shied away from an independent investigation into whether or not gross animal cruelty in happening in the greyhound racing industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Feb 2015

Greyhound Cruelty Needs Independent Investigation

Minister Rockliff must guarantee that any Tasmanian greyhound industry investigation into live baiting is independent and transparent.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Feb 2015