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Disciplinary Penalties

Reinstatement is subject to Management Committee approval

Date of Hearing Member Name Membership Number Charge Penalty
31/01/2018 Paul & Jean Anderson 3000260480 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14.1 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Adjourned Suspension Penalty and if no further breaches occur before 31/01/19, the suspension is vacated.
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 apply.
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.
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.
13/02/2018 Jake Ellis 3100034520 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. $500 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 13/08/18. All provisions of Regulation 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2, 5.1.6.4 and 5.6.1.6 apply.
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 Membership withdrawn prior to reinstatement.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 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended for failure to comply with Management Committee request. Not to be reinstated.
23/09/2014 Carol Freeman 3000032240 Breach of Regulation 20.1.2 and Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 23/09/19.
13/02/2018 Meg Gateley 3002017950 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14.1 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Reprimand and $200 fine.
13/03/2018 Robyn Georgiades 3008701080 Breach of 20.6 Code of Conduct for Members - Social Media Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 13/09/18. All suspension provisions under Regulation 5.6.1 apply.
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.
24/01/2018 Cara Hall 3100041920 Breach of Regulation 3.7.7.1 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
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.
17/01/2018 Eric Harris 3100040069 Failure to comply with Regulation 3.7.7 & 3.7.7.1 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
11/04/2018 Monique Hawkins 3100045431 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17. Reprimand and $200 fine.
11/04/2018 Michael Hayes 3100030023 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2 - Ethics, VCA Code of Practice 20.1.30 - Ethics and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Reprimand.
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.
27/02/2018 Bozena Kaczorowska 3002965700 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14 – Breeding, Breach of VCA Rule 2.17. Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 28/8/2018. All suspension provisions under Regulation 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2 and 5.6.1.4 apply.
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.
27/02/2018 Thomas Kilafis (Vonhellas Kennels) 3100014052 CHARGE A - Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.22 – Breeding, Breach of Regulation 4.1.5.13, 4.4.4, 4.4.5, 4.4.6, Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 CHARGE B - Breach of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986, Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.2, 20.1.5, 20.1.9- Ethics, Breach of Regulation 5.6.6, Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 CHARGE A - Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 28/8/2018 Provisions of Regulations 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2, 5.6.1.3 & 5.6.1.4 apply. IMPORTANT NOTE: This penalty is superseded by the penalties indicated under Charge B, but shall be applied only under circumstances where termination of membership no longer applies. CHARGE B - Termination of membership from the VCA for life.
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.
13/03/2018 Michael Lang & Michelle Lunn 3100037233 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding Reprimand and $200 fine.
11/04/2018 Michael Lazar 3100035741 Breach of Regulation 8.8.4 for all German Shepherd litters born from 1 January 2017 and VCA Rule 2.17 Cancellation of Dogs Victoria membership.
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.
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
02/03/2018 Wayne Perry 3100046106 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request.
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.
31/01/2018 Salena Roberts 3100041717 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding, VCA Code of Practice 20.1.22 – Breeding, VCA Regulation 4.1.5.13, VCA Code of Practice 20.1.26.3 – Breeding, VCA Code of Practice 20.1.16 – Breeding, VCA Code of Practice 20.3.1 – Compliance, VCA Code of Practice 20.3.2.1 – Practical Application & VCA Rule 2.17. Cancellation of membership for 12 months. Eligible for reinstatement 31/01/19.
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.
13/02/2018 John & Marie Van Eggelen 3100006049 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. $500 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 13/05/18. All provisions of Regulation 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2, 5.1.6.4 and 5.6.1.6 apply.
11/04/2018 Courtnee Webb-Pudney 3100039220 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding. Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 11/07/18. All suspension provisions under Regulation 5.6.1 apply.
26/05/2017 Deborah Zammit 3100022161 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with management committee request