Inquiry into the Impact of Food Safety Regulation on Farm and Other Businesses

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Site Visit: Hardwicks, Kyneton 4 September 2012

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Messrs Gary, Luke, James and Mark Hardwick, General Managers, with Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair), Mr Ian Trezise MP, Mr Damian Drum MLC and Mr Geoff Howard (Deputy Chair)

Site Visit: KR Castlemaine 4 September 2012

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Mr Josh Dray, People & Performance Director and Ms Rachel Wood, Quality Assurance Manager, with Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) and Mr Damian Drum MLC

Public Hearing: Castlemaine  5 September 2012

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 Mr Dean Russell, Managing Director, Moira Mac's Poultry and Fine Foods Ms Kristine Milburn, Production Manager and Mr Steve Martin, Meat Inspector, Glenloth Mrs Sue McGorlick, Locheilan Cheese Ms Ann-Marie Monda and Ms Carla Meurs, Sutton Grange Organic Farm
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Mr Andrew Katos MP, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair), Mr Damian Drum MLC and Mr Ian Trezise MP

Site Visit: MC Herd Foods, Corio 18 September 2012

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 Mr John Karounos, Human Resources Manager, Mr Charles Giarusso, Quality Assurance Manager & staff with Mr Andrew Katos MP, Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Damian Drum MLC, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) and Mr Ian Trezise MP.

Public Hearing: Camperdown 19 September 2012

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Mr Julian Benson, Apostle Whey Cheese Ms Jocelyn Bevin, Acting CEO, WestVic Dairy Mr Adrian Hoffmann Ms Michelle Hill, Quality Assurance Manager, Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory
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Mr Simon Schulz, Schulz Organic Farms

Site Visit: L'Artisan Cheese 19 September 2012

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Mr Matthieu Megard with Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Andrew Katos MP and Mr Damian Drum MLC 

Public Hearing: Portland 20 September 2012

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Mr Gary Everett Mrs Jeanne Kelly, Arrow Fisheries Mr Don Ward

Cr Ron Hawkins, West Wimmera Shire Council, Mr Stephen Bull and Mr Trevor Domaschenz

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Mr Trevor Domaschenz displaying a live yabby

Site Visit: Jindi Cheese, Jindivick 16 October 2012

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Mr Damian Drum, MLC, Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Franck Beaurain, CEO, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) and Mr Andrew Katos MP

Site Visit: Radfords Meats, Warragul 16 October 2012

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Mr Paul Weller (Chair), Mr Robert Radford, Managing Director, and Mr Damian Drum MLC Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Damian Drum MLC, Mr Robert Radford, Managing Director, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair),Mr Andrew Katos MP and Mr Paul Sheedy, Quality Assurance Manager  

Public Hearing: Bairnsdale 17 October 2012

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 Mr David McKerrell, Mr Nelson Cox and Mr Bill Bulmer, Members, East Gippsland Food Cluster  Mr Jim Ashcroft, Business Manager, Mr Alan Kennebury, Managing Director and Mr Mark Laity, Director, Rose Dairy Company  Mr Ian Trezise MP, Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) and Mr Andrew Katos MP  Mr Ron Paynter, Paynter Farms
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 Mr Geoff Ellis, Chairman, Lakes Entrance Fisherman's Co-Op, and CEO, Eastern Zone Abalone Industry Association      

Public Hearing: Sale 18 October 2012

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Mrs Bronwyn Cowan, Community Support for L.E. Giles Abattoir and Ms Debbie Disisto, L.E. Giles Abattoir Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) and Mr Ian Trezise MP Ms Heather Osborn, Merriman's Creek Farm Mr Daniel Encel, Walkerville Kiosk
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Ms Mary Aldred, Executive Director, Committee for Gippsland

Public Hearing: Melbourne 22 October 2012

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Mr Ian Halliday - Managing Director & Ms Helen Dornom - Manager Sustainability, Dairy Australia  Mr Andrew Katos MP, Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) & Mr Ian Trezise MP Ms Carol Bate - Regulatory Manager & Ms Sarah Carter - Supplier Excellence Manager, Fonterra Mr Andrew Katos MP, Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair), Mr Ian Trezise MP & Me Damian Drum MLC
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Ms Kerry Callow - President & Mr Vin Delahunty - Manager, United Dairyfarmers Victoria

Public Hearing: Melbourne 12 November 2012

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Ms Jackie Healing - Quality Assurance Manager & Ms Jodi Dixon - Regulatory Affairs Manager, Coles Supermarkets Dr Heather Haines - Manager Evidence Team, Ms Pauline Ireland - Assistant Director Food Safety and Regulation & Ms Diane Scott - Principal Advisor Regulatory Policy, Department of Health Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Andrew Katos MP, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) & Mr Damian Drum MLC Mr Jeff Hole - Executive Director & Dr Matthew Butlin - Chair, Victorian Competition & Efficiency Commission
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Mr Frank Herd - Chairman & Mr Kevin Cottrill - Chief Executive Officer, Australian Meat Industry Council Mr Peter Skene - Chief Executive Officer & Mr Chris Melville - Dairy Manager, Aussie Farmers Dairy Mr Marc Barnes - Manager Food Division, NCS International Mr Alan Wilson -  President, Victorian Chicken Meat Council, Mr Darryl Harrison - Policy Manager, Victorian Farmers Federation, Mr Mike Shaw - President, Victorian Farmers Federation Chicken Meat Group & Mr Ian Blyth - Chicken Meat Manager, Victorian Farmers Federation

Public Hearing: Melbourne 20 November 2012

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Mr Rob Spence - Chief Executive Officer & Ms Rosemary Hancock - Policy Officer, Municipal Association Victoria Mr Andrew Katos MP, Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair) & Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) Mr Steve Sodomaco - Manager, Health & Local Laws & Mr Adrian Holbrook - Coordinator Health Services, Greater Geelong City Council Mr Brian Casey - Chief Executive Officer & Mr Bill Bray - Chair, PrimeSafe

Site Visit: Fonterra 21 November 2012

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Mr Nicholas Lembo -Communications, Ms Carol Bate - Regulatory Manager, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair), Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair) & Mr Brett Nilon - Site Manager

Site Visit: Countrywide Pet Foods 21 November 2012

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Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Peter Chomley - Director & Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair)

 Public Hearing: Wangaratta 22 November 2012

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Ms Diahann Newell - Manager Community Health and Amenity, Ms Lisa Giese - Environmental Officer & Mr Ross Cairns - Senior Environmental Officer, Wangaratta Rural City Council Mr Andrew Katos MP, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) & Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair) Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair), Mr Andrew Katos MP, Ms Megan Atar, Seven Hills Goat Farm, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) & Mr Nathan Wolzer, Huon Distributors Mr Peter Thrum - Chief Financial Officer, Benalla Abattoirs
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Mr Neil Taylor, Bobinawarrah Farm Mr Simon Noble, Brimin Lodge Murray Cod Mr Andrew Katos MP, Mr Felix Gamze, Felix's Plaza Meats, Ms Ceridwen Brown - Assistant General Manager, Milawa Cheese Factory, Mr Paul Weller MP (Chair) & Mr Geoff Howard MP (Deputy Chair) Mr Geoff Dinnings, Dinning's Kelly Country Dairy
Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 January 2013