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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
17/08/2021 Feddy Amron 3100052966 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Breach of VCA Regulations: 4.1.3.1.2; 4.2 Breach of VCA COP 20.1.1; 20.1.2; 20.1.15; 20.1.15.1; 20.1.17; 20.1.26.3 12 Month Suspension + $500 Fine
14/06/2019 Kay Anderson-Leighton 3100054811 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
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.
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. Membership withdrawn prior to reinstatement.
09/06/2021 Mrs. Penelope Briggs-Linegar 3100045413 Breach ofVCA Rule 2.17; Breach of VCA COP 20.1.21 $300 Fine -Not Paid.Admin Suspended.
19/08/2021 Ricky Burgess & Thi Nguyen 3100052568 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Breach of VCA Regulations 4.2.2 Breach of VCA COP 20.1.1, 20.1.2, 20.1.15, 20.1.15.1 3 Months Suspension till 19.08.21 + $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. Membership withdrawn prior to reinstatement.
02/11/2018 Adam & Karen Carr 3100038150 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 First offence summary penalty. $500 fine. 8/8/19 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
21/11/2019 Rastafari & Jessica Craig 3100044502 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
13/11/2019 Annie Cusack 3100038608 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Second offence summary penalty. $500 fine. Eligible for reinstatement 14/05/20
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.
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.
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.
16/09/2021 Mrs Alla Fomichev 3100058635 VCA Rule 2.17; VCA Reg 4.2.2 VCA COP 20.1.1; 20.1.15.1; 20.1.17 Termination effective from 17 September 2021.
07/02/2019 Scott Forbes 3100032987 Breach of VCA Code of Practice - 20.1 Ethics, Breach of VCA Regulations - Part 4 Registries and Registrations 4.1.12.1, 4.1.12.1.2 & 4.1.2.1. Disqualification of membership. Eligible to reapply for membership on 08/02/20.
23/09/2014 Carol Freeman 3000032240 Breach of Regulation 20.1.2 and Rule 2.17 Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 23/09/19.
17/08/2021 Angela Giouzellis 3100057825 Breach of VCA Rule 21.17 Breach of VCA Regulations: 4.2.2 Breach of VCA COP 20.1.1; 20.1.2; 20.1.15.1; 20.1.26.3 12 Months Suspension + $500 Fine
09/05/2018 Daniela Grech 3100043203 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.12 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Reprimand and $300 fine.
30/11/2021 Miss Anneli Grogan 3100032547 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17; Breach of VCA COP 20.1.25; 20.1.25.3 12 Months suspension till 30 November 2022 + $500 Fine
24/01/2022 Mr Paul Hakim 3100030341 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17; Breach of VCA COP 20.1.2 Six months suspension from 24 January 2022.
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.
06/05/2021 Samantha Harrington 3100055765 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13; 20.1.15 & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspended until 06/08/21. $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.
19/12/2018 Leif Henricksen & Shahna Wirth 3100037797 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 First offence summary penalty. $500 fine. 8/8/19 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
13/11/2014 Joan Hoare 3008815160 Breached rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
20/06/2022 Mr Truc Huynh 3100045694 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17, three litters in 18 months 20.1.13 $500 Fine
27/06/2019 Feruz Imbraim 3001012650 Breach of VCA Code of Practice Breeding 20.1.15 and Breach of VCA Rule 2.17. Suspended. Eligible for reinstatement 28/6/2024. $500 fine. The following penalty provisions under Regulation 5.6.1 apply: 5.6.1.1, 5.6.1.2
19/08/2021 Mehrzad Khademollah 3100054506 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Breach of VCA Regulations 4.2.2, Breach of VCA Cop 20.1.1, 20.1.2, 20.1.15, 20.1.26.3, 3 months suspensions until 19.08.21 + $500 fine. Fine not paid - Admin suspended
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.
04/05/2021 Elena Kutukoff 3100027147 Breach of 20.1.1 & VCA Rule 2.17. Suspended until 04/05/2023
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
30/08/2019 Wendy McIlroy 3100046724 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request
14/06/2019 Magdalena Moldovan 3100051581 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2. Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
03/05/2019 Lyndy Morris 3100040177 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
17/09/2021 Mrs Janneane Newby 3100054451 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17; VCA COP 20.1.1; 20.1.2; 20.1.15.1; 20.1.26.3 Termination effective from 17 September 2021
26/05/2017 Cara O'Dwyer 3100035803 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request
08/07/2021 Miss Tracey O’Connell 3100035947 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17; Breach of VCA Reg 4.4.4 Breach of VCA COP 20.1.11; 20.1.21; 20.1.22 ; 20.1.23 12 Months suspension till 8 July 2022 + $500 Fine
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
01/07/2022 Mr Kenneth Paxton 31000045694 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17; VCA COP 20.1.13 - Three litters in 18 months $500 Fine + 6-month suspension.
19/01/2022 Mrs Eliza Perry 3100030819 Breach of VCA Rule - 2.17; COC 20.6; COP 20.1.30 Twelve months suspension with three years probation and apology letter to the complainant and DV
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.
22/07/2021 Teresa Ronchi 3100060762 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Breach of VCA Regulations 4.2.2 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.1; 20.1.2; 20.1.15.1 Termination of membership - Effective 23 July 2021
25/06/2018 Colin Ross 3100029572 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
03/09/2018 Ann Marie Sammut 3002655410 Breach of VCA Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
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.
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. Never to be readmitted to membership
08/11/2021 Mrs. Valerie Steele 3100033143 Breach of VCA Code of Practice 20.1.13 - Breeding & VCA Rule 2.17 Suspension of membership for six months commencing 10 May 2022 and a $500 fine.
28/06/2022 Mrs. Judy Thomas 3100024394 Breach of VCA COP Three litters in 18 months 20.1.13; VCA Rule2.17 $500 Fine
26/03/2009 Kristin White 3100027183 Breach of VCA Admin Suspension Rule 2.11.2. Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
20/07/2021 Greg Whittle 3100017921 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Breach ofVCA Regulations 4.1.3.1.2; 4.2.2 Breach of VBVCA Code of Practice 20.1.1; 20.1.2; 20.1.15.1; 20.1.17; 20.1.26.3 Termination of membership- Effective 21 July 2021
01/06/2018 Brooke Wilson 3100033992 Breach of Rule 2.11.2 Suspended until complies with Management Committee request.
17/09/2021 Mr Charles Wyatt 3100062979 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17; VCA COP 20.1.1; 20.1.2; 20.1.15.1; 20.1.26.3 Termination effective from 17 September 2021
08/09/2021 Julie Xuereb 3100039407 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17 Breach of VCA Cop 20.1.1, 20.1.2, 20.1.15 Termination of Membership
06/12/2021 Mrs Yun Yang 3100051307 VCA Rule 2.17 VCA COP 20.1.15 12 Months suspension till 7 December 2022
21/04/2022 Miss Cassie Young 3100056047 Breach VCA Rule 2.17; COP 20.1.13 $500 Fine
15/09/2021 Mr Max Zerafa 3008900930 Breach of VCA Rule 2.17, Breach of VCA Regulations 4.1.3.1.2, 4.1.3.1.1, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4 Breach of VCA Cop 20.1.2, 20.1.5.3, 20.1.5.4, 20.1.5.8, 20.1.9, 20.1.22.2, 20.1.26.3, 20.8.5-20.8.5.1; 20.8.5.2 Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986- 11A (1) Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986- 9 (1) (i) Code of Practice for Private Keeping of Dogs - Surgical Procedures Code of Practice for Private Keeping of Dogs - Health and Disease Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 9 (1) ( a) Breach of VCA Reg 5.6.6 12 months suspension + $500 Fine