Inquiry into the Legislative and Regulatory Framework Relating to Restricted Breed Dogs

Hearings and Transcripts

Public Hearing Schedule

Information on the Committee's public hearing schedule for this Inquiry will be posted here as it becomes available.

Tuesday 24 November 2015

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

Time Witness Transcript Written submission
12.00 noon

Canine Services International
Brad Griggs

 pdfTranscript(PDF 69.39 KB)  pdf'Victoria's future in responsible canine guardianship' - Paper supplied by Brad Griggs(PDF 1.44 MB)

 

Wednesday 18 November 2015

G6, 55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne 

Time Witness Transcript Written submission
9.15 am

Greyhound Equality Society
Dr Sonja Kassenboehmer, President
Jennifer Davis, Vice President
Dr John Haisken-DeNew, Secretary

 pdfTranscript(PDF 46.74 KB)

pdfPresentation(PDF 555.46 KB)

pdfGreyhound Equality Society Submission(PDF 2.89 MB)
10.15 am

City of Calgary
Ryan Jestin, Director, Animal & Bylaw Services
Via videoconference

 pdfTranscript(PDF 48.67 KB)

pdfCity of Calgary Tabled Document(PDF 215.13 KB)

 

1.30 pm

Animal Welfare Science Centre, University of Melbourne
Prof Grahame Coleman
Dr Robert Holmes

 pdfTranscript(PDF 61.85 KB) pdfAnimal Welfare Science Centre Submission(PDF 537.51 KB)

3.30 pm

Animals Australia
Glenys Oogjes
Shatha Hamade

 pdfTranscript(PDF 42.02 KB) pdfAnimals Australia Submission(PDF 697.81 KB)

 

Tuesday 17 November 2015

G6, 55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne 

Time Witness Transcript Written submission
9.15 am

Melbourne City Council
Dean Robertson
Rachel Lauritz, Animal Management Coordinator

pdfTranscript(PDF 40.8 KB)  pdfCity of Melbourne Submission(PDF 1.3 MB)
10.15 am

MAV
Rob Spence, Chief Executive Officer
Claire Dunn, Manager – Environment and Regulatory Services

pdfTranscript(PDF 39.01 KB)  pdfMunicipal Association of Victoria(PDF 585.92 KB)

11.15 am

Melke Legal
Brett Melke

pdfTranscript(PDF 48.62 KB) pdfBrett Melke Submission(PDF 547.18 KB)

1.30 pm

Lost Dogs Home
Kerry Thompson, CEO
Alan Bolton, GM Veterinary Services
David Cunliffe, GM Animal Welfare & Customer Service

pdfTranscript(PDF 48.03 KB)

pdfPresentation(PDF 701.56 KB)

pdfThe Lost Dogs Home Submission(PDF 760.67 KB)

2.30 pm

Mitchell Shire Council
Elke Tapley, Community Compliance Coordinator
Julian Edwards, Planning & Compliance Manager

pdfTranscript(PDF 50.46 KB)

pdfPresentation(PDF 3.1 MB)

Supporting links:

Dogs 101 brochure (AIAM)

Supporting paper for the AIAM Position Statement on "Managing Dog Aggression in the Community"

Border Collie, Townsville City Council

Jack Russell Terrier, Townsville City Council

German Shepherd Dog, Townsville City Council

pdfMitchell Shire Council Submission(PDF 732.04 KB)

pdfMitchell Shire Council - Addendum to Submission(PDF 516.54 KB)

3.30 pm

Casey City Council
Caroline Bell, Manager Community Safety
Rod Bezanovic, Team Leader Local Laws
Daniel Dyson, Local Laws Office

pdfTranscript(PDF 40.55 KB)

pdfPresentation(PDF 170.84 KB)

pdfCity of Casey Submission(PDF 4.79 MB)

 

 

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Time Witness Transcript Written submission
11.30 am

Australian Veterinary Association Ltd (Victoria Division)

 pdfTranscript(PDF 53.68 KB) pdfAustralian Veterinary Association Limited-Victoria Division Submission(PDF 1.54 MB)
12.15 pm

Dogs Victoria

 pdfTranscript(PDF 43.52 KB) pdfDogs Victoria Submission(PDF 1.25 MB)

12.45 pm

RSPCA

 pdfTranscript(PDF 36.83 KB)

pdfPresentation(PDF 465.77 KB)

pdfRSPCA Submission(PDF 732.29 KB)

 

 

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Knight Kerr Room, Parliament House, Spring Street, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Time Witness Transcript Written submission
7.00 pm

Knox City Council Steven Dickson, Manager City Health and Safety Maria Macri, Coordinator, Prosecutions

pdfTranscript(PDF 74.7 KB)

pdfKnox City Council Submission(PDF 972.01 KB)

 

 

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Room G7/8, 55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Time Witness Transcript Written submission
11.30am

Bill Bruce
Former Director of Animal Services, City of Calgary (Canada)
Linda Watson

 pdfTranscript(PDF 110.67 KB)

pdfBill Bruce Presentation(PDF 2.41 MB)

pdfCase-control study tabled by Linda Watson(PDF 486.14 KB)

 pdfLinda Watson Submission(PDF 1.41 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

Transcripts of Evidence

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

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 December 2015