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The Queensland Ferret Welfare Society's President, Barbara Cowell, petitioned the Qld government to amend the Land Protection (Pest & Stock Route Management) Act to allow ferrets to be kept in Queensland as pets.

• The QFWS obtained a total of 7989 signatures on the Paper petition which was tabled on 24th November 2004 .

• The E petition which closed on 12 November obtained 530 signatures, it was tabled in Parliament 23rd November and referred to the Minister 24 November 2004.

• The Minister responded to the petition on 21st December 2004.

The response is able to be viewed at the Petition website,
Queensland Parliament Petitions web site,
once at the site just click on the reponded date 21/12/2004

The QFWS will continue to gather support, help ferrets in need, educate people with correct ferret facts and petition the government government to amend the Land Protection (Pest & Stock Route Management) Act to allow ferrets to be kept in Queensland as pets. The QFWS will not give up the fight.



QFWS would like to thank the businesses listed below and any other participating businesses for caring and allowing us to place petitions on their premises.

Affordable Vet Care. 104 Gympie Road, Strathpine, Tel: 07 3881 0077

All About Pets. 20-22 Timari St, Pacific Paradise. Tel: 07 5448 8677

All Animal Veterinary Services, 21 Mapleton Rd, Nambour. Tel: 07 5441 2355

All Pet Stop. Smithfield Centre, Smithfield, Cairns. Tel: 07 4038 2688

Animal House Pet Centre. 36 Simpson St, Beerwah. Tel: 07 5494 0977

Animal Warehouse Produce Store. 13 Aerodrome Rd, Caboolture.
Tel: 07 5499 0511

Anvet Kedron Surgery. Cnr Wallin St & Gympie Rd, Kedron. Tel: 07 3359 1812

Anvet Pet Hospital. 131 Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba. Tel: 07 3891 5555

Arana Hills Veterinary Clinic. 18 Nepean Ave, Arana Hills. Tel: 07 3851 1366

Bagley Produce. 7 River St, Mackay. Tel: 07 4951 4911

Batey's Pet & Grain Barn. 195 Gladstone Rd, Rockhampton. Tel: 07 4927 2727

Bay Pets. 79 Torquay Rd, Pialba. Tel: 07 4124 1260

Bayview Veterinary Surgery. Cnr Bideford & Freshwater Sts, Torquay.
Tel; 07 4125 2788

Biloela Produce & Farm Supplies. 34 Raedon St, Biloela. Tel: 07 4992 4411

Blackies Produce Shop. 7 Waite St, Proserpine. Tel: 07 4945 2729

Bli Bli Veterinary Surgery. 304 David Low Way, Bli Bli. Tel: 07 5448 5055

Bribie Pet Supplies. Benabrow Ave, Bellara. Tel: 07 3408 7408

Buderim Pet & Aquarium. 9 Pittards Rd, North Buderim. Tel: 07 5476 5755

Bundy Aquarium & Pets. 15 Woondooma St, Bundaberg. Tel: 07 4151 7713

Burleigh Pet & Produce Supplies. Kortum Drive, West Burleigh. Tel: 07 5576 0065

Burpengary Pet Supplies. 157-161 Station Mall, Station Rd, Burpengary.
Tel: 07 3888 1322

Burpengary Veterinary Hospital, 51 Progress Rd (North), Burpengary.
Tel: 07 3888 2292

Bury Street Pet Plaza. 8 Bury St, Nambour. Tel: 07 5441 4886

Caboolture Rural Supplies, Lot 2, 4 Strathvale Court, Caboolture.
Tel: 07 5495 3222

Carina Veterinary Clinic. 862 Old Cleveland rd, Carina. Tel: 07 3398 8229

Cartmills Veterinary Surgery. Cnr Deception Bay Rd, Bonton Ave & Cross St, Deception Bay. Tel; 07 3204 7011

Central Nambour Veterinary Services. 6 National Park Rd, Nambour.
Tel: 07 5441 3022

Central Narangba Veterinary Surgery. 7 Mumford Rd, Narangba. Tel: 07 3886 4333

Chermside Aquarium & Birds. 824 Gympie Road, Chermside. Tel: 07 3359 1305

Chermside Pet Centre. 4 Wallace St, Chermside. Tel: 07 3359 5188

Christo's Pet Shop. 72 Florence Street, Wynnum. Tel: 07 3396 0756

Coastal Pets & Produce. 22 Braithwaite St, Yeppoon. Tel: 07 4939 1996

Coastvet. Burleigh Waters. Tel: 07 5520 6820

Coastvet. Robina. Tel: 07 5593 0300

Coomera Dreamworld Park Way Vet Clinic, Fortuna St, Coomera.
Tel; 07 5580 6205

Coomera Produce & Pet Supplies. 25 Dreamworld Parkway, Coomera.
Tel:07 5529 9177

Coorparoo Veterinary Clinic. 181 Old Cleveland Rd, Coorparoo. Tel: 07 3397 1181

Cooroy Pets & Accessories. 21 Maple St, Cooroy. Tel: 07 5447 7477

D J'S Produce. 126 Alfred St, Charleville. Tel: 07 4654 2446

Dave's Pet Barn. 1 Harvey's Range Rd, Thuringowa. Tel: 07 4723 2277

Diggers One Stop Pet Shop. 175 Lennox St, Maryborough. Tel: 07 4121 4611

Discount Pet Gallery. 2942 Logan Rd, Underwood. Tel: 07 3841 4800

Doc Torey's Pet Centre. 88 George St, Bethania. Tel: 07 3382 0976

Everton Hills Veterinary Surgery. Everton Hills Shopping Village, Camelia Ave, Everton Hills. Tel: 07 3355 6724

Everton Park Vet Surgery. 576 South Pine Rd, Everton Park. 07 3354 1688

Exotiques & Birds of Paradise. Victoria Point Shopping Centre, Bunker Rd, Victoria Point. Tel: 07 3820 8470

Favourite Pets. 43 Torque Rd, Pialba. Tel: 07 4128 3558

Ferny Hills Veterinary Surgery. 9 Mawarra Cres, Ferny Hills. Tel: 07 3351 2122

Fur 'N' Fins. 169 Station Rd, Burpengary. Tel: 07 3888 5052

Gatton Pet Centre. Kari Complex, Warrego Hwy, Gatton. Tel: 07 5462 3122

Goondiwindi Pet Shop & Saddlery. 22 Herbert St, Goondiwindi. Tel: 07 4671 4161

Gympie Feed Barn. Cnr Bruce Hwy & Pine St, Gympie. Tel: 07 5482 3866

Gympie Pet Supplies. 198 Mary St, Gympie. Tel; 07 5482 7811

Harvey Bay Veterinary Surgery. 69 Main St, Pialba. Tel: 07 4124 4679

Hay You Pet Supplies, 637 Toohey Rd, Salisbury. Tel: 07 3274 2644

Hinterland Veterinary Surgery. 21 Station Rd, Nerang. Tel; 07 5578 1099

Ingham Perfect Pets Shop.55 Herbert St, Ingham. Tel: 07 4776 0056

Innisfail Discount Pet Centa. 20 Edith St, Innisfail. Tel: 07 4061 1477

Ipswich Pet & Aquarium Centre. 7 Hooper St, Ipswich. Tel: 07 3281 3122

Isa Pet Centre. Turanga Shopping Centre, East St, Mt Isa. Tel; 07 4749 5544

K & B Pet Shop. 390 Kingston Road, Kinston. Tel: 07 3808 9869

Lamington Terrace Veterinary Surgery. 21 Station Rd, Nerang. Tel: 07 5441 3333

Mareeba Pet World. 115 Byrnes St, Mareeba. Tel: 07 4092 5081

Mary Street Pets. 14 Mary St, Gympie. Tel: 07 5483 8871

Maryborough Veterinary Surgery. 355 Alice St, Maryborough. Tel: 07 4121 3849

Moorooka Veterinary Clinic, 111 Beaudesert Rd / Durack St. Moorooka.
Tel; 07 3892 1322

Morayfield Veterinary Surgery. 285-287 Morayfield Rd, Morayfield.
Tel: 07 5498 6555

Mudgeeraba Stockfeed & Saddlery. 1 Railway St. Mudgeeraba. Tel: 07 5530 5245

Nerang Mall Pets. Nerang Mall, Gilston Rd, Nerang. Tel: 07 5596 5055

Newjack Companion & Aviary Birds. Townsville. Tel: 07 4751 6634

Newtown Aquarium & Pet Care Centre. 255 Herries St, Toowoomba.
Tel: 07 4632 7910

Noah's Aquarium & Pets. 17 King St, Caboolture. Tel: 07 5428 2522

Pat's Pets. Regency Plaza, Browns Plains. Tel: 07 3800 1433

Penney's Pet Shop. 28 Cunningham St, Dalby. Tel: 07 4662 2387

Pet Café. 10 Stewart Rd, Ashgrove. Tel: 07 3366 6925

Pet Country.268 Kingston Rd, Slacks Creek. Tel: 07 3808 9992

Pet Force. 197 Morayfield Road, Morayfield. Tel: 07 5498 3167

Pet Mania. 3684 Mount Lindsay Hwy, Park Ridge. Tel: 07 3297 1155

Pet Superstore. 135 Redland Bay Rd, Capalaba. Tel: 07 3245 3393

Pet Superstore. 266 Stafford Rd, Stafford. Tel: 07 3352 4000

Pet Works. Great Western Shopping Centre, 1028 Samford Rd, Keperra.
Tel: 07 3351 7244

Petcetra. 33 Blackwood St, Mitchelton. Tel: 07 3354 1966

Pets & Ponds. 352 Mons Rd, Forest Glen. Tel: 07 5476 8570

Pets & Pooches. 87 Grafton St, Warwick. Tel: 07 4661 5777

Pets at the Hyperdome. Logan Hyperdome, Loganholme. Tel: 07 3209 9200

Pets Galore. 8 Hodgson Street, Toowoomba. Tel: 07 4632 6917

Pets 'N' All. 133 Musgrave St, North Rockhampton. Tel: 07 4922 3737

Pets of Sandgate. 121b Brighton Rd, Sandgate. Tel: 07 3869 1884

Pets Paradise. Stockland Shopping Centre, Mulgrave Rd, Earlville, Cairns.

Pets Paradise. 50 McLeod St, Cairns. Tel: 07 4041 3422

Pets Paradise. Castletown Shopping Centre, Townsville. Tel: 07 4724 3222

Pets Paradise. Morayfield Shopping Centre, Morayfield. Tel: 07 5499 4450

Pets Planet. Bazaar St, Robina Town Centre, Robina. Tel; 07 5593 2455

Pets R Us. Tewantin. Tel: 07 5442 4399

Pet's To Go. 74 Main Street, Atherton. Tel: 07 4091 5422

Pets Wonderland. The Pines Shopping Centre, Elanora. Tel: 07 5598 1434

Pine Rivers Aquarium Garden & Pet Supplies. 518 Gympie Rd, Strathpine.
Tel: 07 3205 2714

PJ's Discount Pet Supplies. 399 Yamba Rd, North Rockhampton. Tel: 07 4928 0299

PJ's Discount Pet Supplies. 6 Hospital Rd, Emerald. Tel: 07 4982 4944

Puppy Palace & Pet Shop 30 Pickering St, Enoggera. Tel: 07 3855 5511

Puppyworld. 2932 Logan Road, Underwood. Tel: 07 3841 6800

Purebread Pet Pantry & Supplies, 197 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington.

Raby Bay Vet. 73 Shore St West, Cleveland. Tel: 07 3286 4020

Redcliffe Pet & Aquarium Supplies. Cominis Arcade, Redcliffe. Tel: 07 3284 2479

Rockhampton Pet World. K-Mart Plaza, Musgrave St, North Rockhampton.
Tel: 07 4921 0066

Schouten Store & Produce. 188 Alfred St, Charleville. Tel: 07 4654 1164

Tablelands Petworld. Atherton.

The Gap Veterinary Surgery, 1104 Waterworks Rd, The Gap. Tel: 07 3300 1533

The Glen Veterinary Surgery.

The Pet Barn. Lot2, Mortensen Road, Nerang. Tel: 07 5578 2377

The Pet Hypermarket. 1834 Sandgate Road, Virginia. Tel: 07 3865 3967

The Pet Shop Around The Corner. Patrick's Place Patricks Rd, Arana Hills.
Tel: 07 3351 4477

Tinana Veterinary Surgery. 12 Gympie Rd, Tinana. Tel: 07 4123 0555

Titus Pet & Aquarium. 76 Main St, Pialba. Tel: 07 4128 2900

Vetcall Veterinary Practices.

Virginia Produce & Garden Supplies. Tel: 07 3265 5599

Walker St Veterinary Surgery. 208 Walker St, Maryborough. Tel: 07 4123 1570

Waterworks Road Vet Surgery. 333 Waterworks Rd, Ashgrove. Tel: 07 3366 1888

Yippeeio Pet & Aquarium Centre. 65/67 Grand Plaza Drive, Browns Plains.
Tel: 07 3806 8566

+ many more throughout QLD.