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Disciplinary Penalties

Reinstatement is subject to Management Committee approval

Date of Hearing
or Date of Issue
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.
07/09/2018 Jason & Pamela Armiento 3100031953 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
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.
14/09/2018 Joanne Ball 3100002608 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
06/06/2017 Therese Borthwick 3002364620 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 07/12/17.
21/09/2018 Helen Brown 3008468900 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14 – Breeding and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
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 19/01/18.
04/09/2018 Julie Campbell 3100034565 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
14/08/2018 Louise Coulthard 3100049219 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.26.3, VCA Regulation 4.4.6 and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17. $500 fine with $300 of this fine suspended for the duration of 12 months, subject to there being no further breaches detected and proven in that time.
22/05/2018 Annie Cusack 3100038608 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Reprimand and $300 fine.
31/08/2018 Michael Dawood 3100034441 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14 – Breeding and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
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 11/12/17.
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 14/08/18. All provisions of Regulation 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2, 5.1.6.4 and 5.6.1.6 apply.
04/09/2018 Stephanie Elshaug 3100040214 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
03/09/2018 Ranil Emmanuel 3100043178 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
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.
04/09/2018 Rose Forde 3008148420 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
23/09/2014 Carol Freeman 3000032240 Breach of Regulation 20.1.2 and Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 23/09/19.
09/05/2018 Daniela Grech 3100043203 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Reprimand and $300 fine.
07/08/2018 Darren Griffiths 3100028001 Breach of 20.7 Code of Conduct by Dogs Victoria Members at Dogs Victoria events & 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 8/8/19. The following penalty provisions under Regulation 5.6.1 apply: 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2, and 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.
04/09/2018 David & Lindsay Harris 3100044254 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
04/09/2018 Sarah Harris 3100004404 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
17/01/2018 Eric Harris 3100040069 Failure to comply with Regulation 3.7.7 & 3.7.7.1 Suspended. Management Committee, 20 June 2018, rejected application for renewal.
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 18/10/31.
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 18/10/31.
13/11/2014 Joan Hoare 3008815160 Breached rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
31/08/2018 Daniel Hogan 3100042605 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 – Breeding and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
29/08/2018 Ashlee Houlden 3100051424 & 3100052425 (Prefix Only) Breach of Social Media Policy & Code of Ethics under ANKC Part 8, Clause 3.3. Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 30/08/19.
31/08/2018 Melissa & David Johnstone 3100034187 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
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 29/03/27.
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 Suspended 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. Never to be readmitted as members
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 29/03/19.
05/09/2018 Stefanie Morabito & Jack Maalouf 3100042972 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
05/09/2018 Evelyn Morris 3100022695 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14.3 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
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
21/09/2018 Pam & Leisel Oliver 3001069360 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14.1 - Breeding and VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
02/03/2018 Wayne Perry 3100046106 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
11/09/2018 Craig Pethybridge 3100026566 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request
31/08/2018 Shefa Pompeani 3100035719 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 – Breeding and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
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 01/02/19.
25/06/2018 Colin Ross 3100029572 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
09/05/2018 Suzanne Ryan 3000238560 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14.1 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended. Total of $500 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 10/11/18. All suspension provisions under Regulation 5.6.1 apply.
03/09/2018 Ann Marie Sammut 3002655410 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
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 26/05/18.
19/12/2017 Drage Sarkovski 3100023229 Breach of ANKC Regulation 8.8.3 and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17. Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 20/12/19. 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 27/07/18.
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 17/12/18.
22/05/2018 Stella Seelenmeyer 3100013845 Breach of VCA Regulation 4.3.4 - Breeding Records & VCA Code of Practice 20.1.22 - Breeding Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 23/05/19. The following penalty provisions under Regulation 5.6.1 apply: 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2, 5.6.1.4 and 5.6.1.6.
14/09/2018 Amy Smith 3100030525 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
03/09/2018 Luigi Spataro 3100045849 Breach of VCA Rule 2.112 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
04/09/2018 Vito Spicuzza 3008945160 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.14 – Breeding and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Summary penalty. $500 fine.
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 05/01/18.
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 25/10/18. Appeal heard 5 December 2017. Penalty upheld.
01/06/2018 Brooke Wilson 3100033992 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
26/05/2017 Deborah Zammit 3100022161 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request