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Self-Defence is an absolute right for ALL Australians

NEWS a Sydney man has been released without charges after an intruder died in his home represents a rare win for common sense in NSW. Johan Schwartz reportedly confronted an intruder in his family’s living room and following a scuffle, the intruder died. While the exact circumstances of the situation are still somewhat unclear, we fully support Mr Schwartz defending ...

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It’s time for activists to be moved on…

It hasn’t taken long for the animal rights brigade to start harassing farmers in the wake of the “Aussie Farms” debacle. News reports that activists were harassing a farmer in Harvey, WA resulting in a heated confrontation was exactly the sort of thing sensible people were worried would happen. While there is some dispute over exactly how the confrontation played out, ...

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Victorian Police don’t need 800 AR-15s

Victoria Police are tooling up in a big way to fight a largely imaginary enemy, it seems, following news they are acquiring 800 .223 calibre AR-15s, ostensibly to “combat terrorism.” And also this segment on 3AW. We believe Victoria Police have failed the genuine need test in this case. What, exactly, do they need 800 AR-15s for? And “Combating Terrorism” ...

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NSW introduces appearance laws for knives

WE always thought Western Australia was Australia’s ‘Stupid weapons laws’ capital, but New South Wales is rapidly giving them a run for their money. NSW Police Minister Troy Grant has announced the state is banning so-called “Zombie Knives” at the end of this month, putting them on the Prohibited Weapons schedule and requiring owners to hand them in or potentially ...

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Is your professional/trade union funding gun haters?

In the wake of revelations the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) donated $200,000 to the Victorian branch of the Greens last year, shooters across Australia should pay close attention to where their professional or trade organisations choose to contribute politically. Recently released filings with the Australian Electoral Commission confirm the donation was made in the 2017/2018 financial year. Shooters Union Australia ...

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Victoria Police Refuses to Right Wrong

He served our country and did nothing wrong. Then Victoria Police laid 8 firearm and weapon charges on him, all of which were beaten because they proved to be unfounded. Now the red-faced regulator is trying to drive him out of business -and silence anyone wanting to help him. This is a story about an abuse of power, a culture ...

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Enough is Enough – End Animal Rights Activism

THEY say you should never bite the hand that feeds you, but apparently some Australia’s animal rights activists missed that memo. Anti-farm group “Aussie Farms” has released a map of Australia showing the location of hundreds, possibly thousands, of farms, along with implications the owners may be involved in “animal exploitation”. The organisation describes itself as “an animal rights charity, ...

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It’s time to talk about Self-Defence

The important discussion about personal safety which has been reignited after tragic events in Melbourne has involved a lot of screeching and blaming, but not much in the way of practical solutions. Virtue signalling, being ‘woke’ online and blaming a specific group for the situation might win Internet Points, but it doesn’t provide a constructive solution to a real problem ...

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Overcoming objections to Public Hunting in Queensland State Forests

AS Queensland’s pre-eminent shooting representative body, Shooters Union is throwing its complete support behind the current petition to trial conservation hunting in state forests. Click here to sign the petition’ We know there is still some uncertainty around why people, especially those who don’t hunt, should support and sign the petition, so we have taken a moment to clarify a ...

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Air Rifles One Solution to Cane Toad Threat

A PROPOSAL by North Queensland MP Bob Katter to make air rifles more readily available and pay a 40c bounty per cane toad shot merits serious discussion, according to a prominent Australian shooting sports organisation. Shooters Union Australia is calling for low-powered air rifles to be removed from firearm classification and licensing requirements and make them available for purchase by ...

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