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6th February 2015  We're often told the illicit drug known as Ice and its broader family of methamphetamine has invaded every facet of our community. From the streets, to the schoolyard - and now to the greyhound track. Greyhound Racing Victoria stewards issued a note on Thursday...
28th October 2014 PLENTY of Sunshine Coast Daily readers have weighed in on the greyhound racing debate but where do you stand? Take a read of what they say and let us know. IT'S BARBARIC IN THIS day of modern technology, computers, iPods, iPads, movies and DVDs, not to mention the...

 

 

11th October 2014 More than 200 people gathered at Cronulla Park, Slacks Creek, in opposition to the planned greyhound racing track and to raise awareness of the vast animal welfare issues in the indsutry. Watch video here
11th October 2014 Anger is rising south of Brisbane over a greyhound racing track that, opponents say, will perpetuate animal cruelty and add to Logan's problem gambling issues. About 200 people, with a number of ex-racing greyhounds in tow, gathered at the Cronulla Park site at Slacks Creek...
9th October 2014 ANIMAL rights activists are calling for plans to build a greyhound racing facility in Logan to be quashed. More than 150 people are expected to attend a peaceful demonstration at Cornulla Park in Slacks Creek on Saturday, which is being organised by a number of animal rights...
12th August 2014 LOGAN City Council will write to Premier Campbell Newman requesting plans to build a greyhound track at Slacks Creek be scrapped. The decision was made at a recent meeting of the planning and development committee, where council received legal advice that it does not have...
4th June 2014 CHRIS UHLMANN: A proposal to build a new greyhound track in the low socio-economic heartland of Logan, south of Brisbane, is facing growing opposition. Local residents are concerned that yet another gambling venue is not good for the city, which already has more than its share...
8th April 2014 SEVERAL Logan City councillors spoke out against a greyhound track being built at Cronulla Park at last week's ordinary council meeting. Division six Councillor Luke Smith sparked the debate during the meeting's general business section. "I am very disappointed that the...
5th April 2014 Queensland Racing Minister Steve Dickson has just given the green light to a new greyhound racing track at Cronulla Park in Logan, one of Australia’s fastest-growing urban corridors. Dickson has confirmed that construction on the $12 million publicly funded track at Cronulla...
3rd April 2014 ANIMAL welfare lobbyists want the State Government to halt plans for a new greyhound track at Cronulla Park Slacks Creek and to stop wasting taxpayers' money on an industry that is declining. Animal Liberation QLD greyhound campaigner Hayley Cotton said it was "extremely...
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