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Disciplinary Penalties

Reinstatement is subject to Management Committee approval

Date of Hearing Member Name Membership Number Charge Penalty
19/09/2017 Nicole Bailey 3100032532 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.11 - Breeding, VCA Code of Practice 20.1.15 - Breeding, VCA Code of Practice 20.1.22 - Breeding, VCA Code of Practice 20.1.24 - Breeding and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17. Termination of membership from the VCA for life.
02/11/2017 Irina Borodinova 3100024718 Breach of ANKC Regulation 8.8.3 - for all German Shepherd litters born from 1 June 2011 & Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.22 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17. Suspended. Total of $400 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 02/07/18. All suspension provisions under Regulation 5.6.1 applies.
06/06/2017 Therese Borthwick 3002364620 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 06/12/17.
03/03/2017 Joanne Brown 3100025637 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2, 20.1.4, 20.1.5 and VCA rule 2.17 Suspended. $500 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 03/03/18.
18/07/2017 Dirk (Rick) Buys 3100042924 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 18/01/18.
09/12/2016 Adam & Mrs Karen Carr 3100038150 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
18/07/2017 Ian Castell 3100019989 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 18/03/18.
17/10/2017 Belinda Dicker (Reynolds) 3100031824 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.22 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended from 11/12/17 (immediately following the conclusion of current suspension term). Eligible for reinstatement 11/06/18.
10/08/2017 Belinda Dicker (Reynolds) 3100031824 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.23.2 & VCA Code of Practice 20.1.23.4 and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. $300 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 10/12/17.
12/05/2016 Charles Falzon 3100033645 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 and breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for Reinstatement 12/11/16. Membership withdrawn prior to reinstatement.
15/08/2014 Kerrie Fitzpatrick 3100026301 Breached rule 2.11.2 Suspended for failure to comply with Management Committee request. Not to be reinstated.
23/09/2014 Carol Freeman 3000032240 Breached regulation 20.1.2 and rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 23/09/19.
07/12/2017 Dee Gottschalk 3100027610 VCA Code of Practice 20.1.1 - Ethics, Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Suspension for 12 months commencing 7 December 2017, with six months of this term adjourned. During the entire term, if no further breach of VCA Rules, Regulations or Codes are proven, the additional six month term is vacated. All penalty provisions under Regulations 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2, 5.6.1.4, 5.6.1.6 apply.
04/07/2017 Greg Harding 3100035400 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.17 (Ethics), 20.6 Code of Conduct for Members - Social Media and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Cancellation/disqualification of membership.
17/10/2016 Heather Healey 3002512590 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12, 20.1.5 and Rule 2.17 Suspended term increased to a total of 15 years (from 12 months) on Management Committee Appeal against penalty. Eligible for reinstatement 17/10/31.
17/10/2016 Ronald Healey 3100010501 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12, 20.1.5 and Rule 2.17. Suspended term increased to a total of 15 years (from 12 months) on Management Committee Appeal against penalty. Eligible for reinstatement 17/10/31.
13/11/2014 Joan Hoare 3008815160 Breached rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
26/10/2017 Laurence Humphries 3008235840 Breach of VCA Regulation 3.5.11 – Objectional Behaviour, Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2, Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.3, VCA Code 20.7 Code of Conduct by Dogs Victoria Members at Dogs Victoria Events & Breach of VCA Rule 2.17. Suspended. $200 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 26/02/18.
19/12/2017 Linda Johnson 3009827390 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2 - Ethics & VCA Rule 2.17. Nominated amount to be paid to Complainant by no later than 31/01/18. If this condition is not met, the matter will return to the Disciplinary Committee with the likelihood of further penalties being issued.
28/06/2017 Ardenwood Kennels (Diana & Caroline Sudul) 3100002070 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding Suspended. $400 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 28/06/18.
14/11/2016 Brian & Diane Knight 3002920720 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12, 20.1.5 and Rule 2.17 Expelled from the VCA following Management Committee Appeal against penalty.
28/03/2017 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 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 28/03/27.
04/07/2017 Elena Kutukoff 3100027147 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. $500 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 04/07/18.
21/06/2017 Deborah Lee 3100008739 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspensed until complies with management committee request.
12/01/2018 Jodie Lightowler 3100032643 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
12/01/2018 Jodie Lightowler 3100032643 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
02/03/2016 Fiona McCoy & Daniel Murphy 3100031664 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Not yet reinstated.
28/03/2017 Melissa McKenna 3100038877 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.1 & 20.1.2 and VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 28/03/19.
24/10/2017 Kanook Noosing 3100031834 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 & VCA Rule 2.17 - Disciplining of Members Suspended. $300 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 24/04/18.
26/05/2017 Cara O'Dwyer 3100035803 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request
31/08/2017 Carmen Offer 3100010847 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.15 - Breeding, VCA Code of Practice 20.1.22 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Cancellation/disqualification of membership
14/03/2017 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 Adjourned Suspension Penalty and a fine of $100. If no further breaches occur before 14/03/18, the suspension is vacated.
24/10/2017 Melissa Proven 3100015787 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. $100 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 24/01/18.
04/07/2017 Kitana Randjelovic 3100014764 Breach of ANKC Regulation Part 6, Regulation 8.8.3 For all German Shepherd litters born from 1 June 2011 & Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. $100 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 04/07/18.
16/12/2016 Colin Sarantis 3100013238 Breach of regulation 4.3 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
25/05/2017 Colin Sarantis 3100013238 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2 - Ethics & VCA Code of Practice 20.1.3 - Ethics & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 25/05/18.
19/12/2017 Drage Sarkovski 3100023229 Breach of ANKC Regulation 8.8.3 and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17. Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 19/12/19. All provisions of Regulation 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2, 5.6.1.6 and 5.6.1.7 apply.
26/07/2017 Maureen Sayers 3100000039 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding Suspended. $250 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 26/07/18.
16/12/2016 Leslie Schliefert-Holmes 3008734630 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2, 20.1.4, 20.1.5 and VCA rule 2.17 Suspended. $500 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 15/12/18.
18/07/2017 Jennifer Sculac 3008630560 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 18/07/18.
09/12/2016 John Stephens 3100038288 Breach of rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
04/07/2017 Rhiannon Thorne & Mary Ewen 3100043696 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. $500 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 04/01/18.
24/10/2017 Pam Thrift-Mulholland 3002397230 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. $300 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 24/10/18. Appeal heard 5 December 2017. Penalty upheld.
07/12/2017 Stacey White 3100000897 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding Reprimand.
26/05/2017 Deborah Zammit 3100022161 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request