Disciplinary Hearing Outcomes


Disciplinary Suspensions and Penalties


Date of
Suspension 
  Member Name           Membership Number     Charge    Penalty  Appealed
 Yes / No
 
 Appealed  By
                     
 28/03/17   Jodie & Andrew Knox   3100042821
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.1 & 20.1.2 & VCA Code of Practice Breeding 20.1.11 and VCA Rule 2.17    Ten years suspension of all VCA rights and privileges.    
                     
 28/03/17   Melissa McKenna    3100038877   Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.1 & 20.1.2 and VCA Rule 2.17   Two years suspension of all VCA rights and privileges.    
                     
 21/03/17   George Gaut    3008283760   Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2 and VCA Rule 2.17   Six months suspension of all VCA rights and privileges.  Fine of $150 imposed.    
                     
 14/03/17   Tracey Powell    3001882850    Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.1, 20.1.2 & 20.1.3 and VCA Code of Practice 20.1.30 & VCA Rule 2.17   Three months suspension of all VCA rights and privileges with suspension adjourned for 12 months during which time if no further breaches of VCA Rules, Regulations or Codes are proven, the suspension is vacated. Fine of $100 imposed.

   
                     
 03/03/17   Joanne Brown    3100025637   Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 and VCA Rule 2.17   Twelve months suspension of membership and $500 fine.    
                     
15/12/16

 
  Leslie Schliefert-Holmes    3008734630

 
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2, 20.1.4, 20.1.5 and VCA rule 2.17
 
  Two years suspension of membership and $500 fine
  
 
No
 
 
                     
14/11/16    Diane Knight     3002920720
 
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12, 20.1.5 and Rule 2.17    Five years suspension of membership
 
Yes

Management Committee 
                     
14/11/16    Brian Knight    3002920720
 
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12, 20.1.5 and Rule 2.17    Five years suspension of membership
 
 Yes Management Committee
                     
17/10/16    Ronald Healey    3100010501
 
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12, 20.1.5 and Rule 2.17    Twelve months suspension of membership
 
 Yes Management Committee
R Healey
                     
17/10/16    Heather Healey    3002512590
 
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12, 20.1.5 and Rule 2.17    Twelve months suspension of membership
 
Yes  Management Committee
H Healey
 
                     
06/10/16    James Campbell    3100012767
 
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 and Rule 2.17    Six months suspension of membership.
 
   
                     
03/05/16
 
  Betty Andre    3100006241
 
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17    Twelve months suspension of membership, entire suspension suspended for 12 months.     
                     
12/05/16
 
  Charles Falzon    3100033645
 
  Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17    Six months suspension of membership and $400 fine     
                     
23/09/14   Carol Freeman   3000032240   Breached regulation 20.1.2 and rule 2.17    Five year suspension of membership    
 







   


Disciplinary Fines / Reprimands

Date of
Hearing
   Member Name   Membership
Number
   Charge    Penalty
                 
11/04/17   Lynne Harwood    3000269700   Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 & 20.6 VCA Code of Conduct for
Members - Social Media
  Reprimand
and $250 fine
                 
21/03/17   George Gaut    3008283760   Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2 & 20.1.3 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17
  Reprimand 
                 
03/03/17     Michael Lazar    3100035741   Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17    Reprimand
         
     
24/01/16    Karl Pahl    3100020436    Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17    $500 fine


Appeal Hearings

Date of 
Hearing
   Member Name   Membership 
Number
   Charge    Penalty
                 
14/03/17    Ronald Healey    3100010501   Appeal against breach of Rule 2.17 and the penalty imposed of suspension for a duration of 12 months.    Suspension term increased to a total of 15 years
         
     
14/03/17 Heather Healey 3002512590 Appeal against breach of Rule 2.17 and the penalty imposed of suspension for a duration of 12 months. Suspension term increased to a total of 15 years
                 
14/03/17   Brian & Diane Knight
   3002920720    Appeal against the penalty of suspension for a period of 5 years.    Expelled from the VCA.

Administrative Suspensions

Date of
Suspension 
   Member Name    Membership Number    Charge   Penalty 
                 
16/12/16
 
  Colin Sarantis
 
  3100013238
 
  Breach of regulation 4.3    Suspended until complies with management committee request 
                 
9/12/16
 
  John Stephens
 
  3100038288
 
  Breach of rule 2.11.2    Suspended until complies with management committee request 
                 
9/12/16
 
  Adam & Mrs Karen Carr    3100038150
 
  Breach of rule 2.11.2    Suspended until complies with management committee request 
                 
13/11/14

  Joan Hoare
 
  3008815160

  Breached rule 2.11.2   Suspended until complies with management committee request
                 
15/08/14   Kerrie Fitzpatrick    3100026301   Breached rule 2.11.2   Suspended until complies with management committee request
Date of 
Hearing
   Member Name   Membership 
Number
   Charge    Penalty
                 
03/03/17     Michael Lazar    3100035741   Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17    Reprimand
         
     
24/01/16    Mr Karl Pahl    3100020436    Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17    $500 fine

Date of 
Hearing
   Member Name   Membership 
Number
   Charge    Penalty
                 
03/03/17     Michael Lazar    3100035741   Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17    Reprimand
         
     
24/01/16    Mr Karl Pahl    3100020436    Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17    $500 fine

Mr B & Mrs D Knight