New Draft of Code Removes 28 Day Rule!

On March 5, 2011, in government, by Mike Bailey

It was a nice surprise to get a call from the Bureau of Animal Welfare just over a week ago. I knew it would take time for the dust to settle after the change in Government. I knew we had to be patient. But it’s hard forget about the needless destruction of these cats and [...]

Labor Indicates Intention to Abolish Arbitrary Deadline for Animals

On November 25, 2010, in government, support, by Mike Bailey

I’ve spent several hours discussing this with the Ministers office and have been assured that they ‘get it’. The statement has been approved for release by the Minister. I think we’ve been heard. The law in the Code of Practice for the management of dogs and cats in shelters and pounds is more than 20 [...]

Stonnington Council

Stonnington Council Endorses Campaign

On November 20, 2010, in government, support, by Mike Bailey

UPDATE: The Council voted unanimously to support our campaign to remove the 28 Day Rule! Stonnington Council plan to vote on endorsing our campaign to remove Victoria’s 28 Day Rule for Shelters. As a council committed to saving the lives of lost pets, Stonnington are being proactive in calling for the removal of this unnecessary restriction. The [...]

Victorian parliament

Tell Joe Helper We’ve Had Enough

On November 9, 2010, in government, by Mike Bailey

It’s Week 3 of our campaign to remove the ‘28 Day Deadline‘ for cats and dogs looking for homes in Victorian. It’s hard to believe we’ve made so much progress in just two weeks! All of Melbourne’s animal shelters express support for the removal of this arbitrary time limit Over 3200 individuals have joined our [...]