Inquiry into the Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms and Pet Shops) Bill 2016

Government Response

Standing Order 23.30 requires the Government to respond to any recommendations directed to it within six months of the report being tabled. 

The Government response to this report was tabled in Parliament on 6 June 2017.

pdfGovernment Response(PDF 208.34 KB)

Other Documents

Listed below are other documents received by the Committee at public hearings held on the inquiry into the Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms and Pet Shops) Bill 2016

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

   Witness Other Documents
 

 Canary and Cage Bird Federation of Australia

 pdfQuestions on Notice (PDF 507.96 KB)
   Department of Economic Devleopment, Jobs, Transport and Resources 

 pdfLetter to Committee(PDF 2.93 MB)

pdfQuestions on Notice - Animal Sale Permit Application(PDF 1.03 MB)

pdfQuestions on Notice - Animal Sale Permit Report(PDF 225.53 KB)

 

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

  Witness Other Documents 
  RSPCA Victoria   pdfQuestions on Notice (PDF 2.07 MB)
  Microchips Australia   pdfQuestions on Notice(PDF 157.15 KB)
  Pets Australia   pdfQuestions on Notice (PDF 613.15 KB)

 

Friday, 11 November 2016

  Witness

Other Documents 
  Municipal Association of Victoria   pdfQuestions on Notice (PDF 203.93 KB)

Hearings and Transcripts

The Committee will be undertaking the following hearings, which members of the public may attend.

Corrected transcripts of these hearings will also be published here when finalised by the Committee.

 

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street East Melbourne

  Witness Transcript
9.00 am

Victorian Avicultural Council Inc
David Renshaw, President, Victorian Avicultural Council Inc
Lou Dall’Est, President, The Australian Avicultural Society of Australia Inc
Mark Reynolds, President, Goulbourn Valley Branch, The Australian Avicultural Society Inc.

Canary and Cage Bird Federation of Australia
Sam Davis, Vice President, Canary and Cage Bird Federation of Australia
Stacey Gelis, Avian Veterinarian
Charles Hider, Hon. Solicitor - Victorian Pigeon Federations

pdfTranscript(PDF 140.55 KB)
pdfVAC Presentation(PDF 1.08 MB)
pdfCCBF Presentation(PDF 1.03 MB)

9.45 am

Dog Rescue Association of Victoria Inc
Trisha Taylor, Victorian Dog Rescue & Resource Group Inc
Tamara Burke, Beagle Rescue Victorian Inc
Joanna Herceg, Pug Rescue & Adoption Victoria Inc

pdfTranscript(PDF 112.87 KB)

10.15 am

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

pdfTranscript(PDF 220.16 KB)
pdfPresentation(PDF 178.92 KB)

 

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street East Melbourne

  Witness Transcript
9.00 am

Banksia Park Puppies
Matt Hams, Owner
Kirstin Hams, Owner

pdfTranscript(PDF 169.34 KB)
pdfPresentation(PDF 1.64 MB)
9.45 am

Pet Industry Association of Australia
Mark Fraser, Chief Executive Officer
Jeremy Maitland, State Coordinator
John Grima, Retail Director

pdfTranscript(PDF 153.61 KB)

10.30 am

RSPCA Victoria
Dr Liz Walker, Chief Executive Officer
Mhairi Roberts, Animal Welfare Policy Manager
Janet Wilson, Campaigns Manager

pdfTranscript(PDF 149.93 KB)

11.15 am

Microchips Australia
Dr Doug Black, Director

pdfTranscript(PDF 115.62 KB)
1.00 pm

Dogs Victoria
Wayne Fleming, President
Sylvia Power, Compliance Officer
Dr Terri Mac Donald, Policy and Legislation Officer

pdfTranscript(PDF 154.33 KB)
pdfPresentation(PDF 70.54 KB)
1.45 pm

Pets Australia
Dr Joanne Sillince, Managing Director, Pets Australia
Karen Peele, Director, Mad About Pets
Jodie Knox, Director, Murray River Puppies

pdfTranscript(PDF 146.84 KB)
2.15 pm

Combined Cat Applicable Organisations Committee
Mrs Cheryle U'ren, Vice President, Feline Control Council of Victoria Inc
Mrs Linda Kitson, Assistant Secretary, Governing Council of the Cat Fancy Australia and Victoria

pdfTranscript(PDF 132.58 KB)
3.15 pm

Australian Utility Stock Dog Society Inc.
Rod Cavanagh, President, Australian Utility Stock Dog Society Inc.
Tully Williams, Vice President, Australian Utility Stock Dog Society Inc.

Australian Federation for Livestock Working Dogs
Jean Moir, Victorian Working Sheepdog Association
Joe Spicer, Victorian Yard, Utility and Farm Dog Association

pdfTranscript(PDF 138.01 KB)
4.00 pm Australian Veterinary Association, Victorian Chapter
Dr Paul Martin, President
Susan Chandler, Executive Officer

pdfTranscript(PDF 120.62 KB)

 

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street East Melbourne

  Witness Transcript
7.00 pm

Municipal Association of Victoria
Rob Spence, Chief Executive Officer
Claire Dunn, Manager, Environment & Regulatory Services

 pdfTranscript(PDF 41.6 KB)
7.45 pm

Oscars Law
Debra Tranter

Animals Australia
Glenys Oogjes

 pdfTranscript(PDF 64.32 KB)

8.30 pm

Upmarket Pets
Greg Kirby, Proprietor
Mary Kirby, Proprietor
Rohan Hart, Vet

 pdfTranscript(PDF 53.73 KB)