Greyhound owners across the state will have their registration fees waived for another 12 months, following a decision by the NSW Government.
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Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said the fee waivers would help greyhound owners who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Due to necessary measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, racing has been a spectator-less sport, meaning revenue for the industry has been significantly reduced," he said.
"This has had knock-on effects to prize money for greyhound owners, whose outgoings have remained the same."
The measures will deliver close to $340,000 worth of fee waivers for greyhound owners in NSW.
"Every dollar counts in these difficult times and this measure will be a big relief for every greyhound owner in NSW," Mr Toole said.
The fee waivers will apply for 12 month registrations falling due on July 1.
The Government has announced a series of fee waivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including $19.5 million in state-based fee relief for industries and licence fee waivers for trades and construction workers.
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