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Guns drawn over ammunition limits as police warn of ‘negative publicity’

QUEENSLAND police have warned the State Government that imposing limits on ammunition sales could lead to “negative publicity” – a claim that has frustrated anti-gun advocates, who say police have allowed economics to drive gun-control policy. The State Government is yet to introduce limits on the sale of ammunition, despite agreeing to do so in the latest National Firearms Agreement ...

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Response to: Police Minister Mark Ryan

Recently Police Minister Mark Ryan uploaded onto his Facebook page, a heavily edited version of a video that I moderated in March last year. The edited video is a clear attempt at scare-mongering and playing politics with Tim Mander. In his comments that accompany the video, he manages to denigrate all Queensland licensed shooters, as well as a decent politician ...

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Response to: The Reason Behind the Gold Coast’s registered firearm surge

On the 2nd of January 2018, the following article, written by Alexandria Utting was published by the Gold Coast Bulletin (reproduced in full below, as the original article was only available to subscribers).  Here’s what Mr John-Paul Langbroek, state LNP Member for Surfers Paradise, recently had to say about gun ownership on the Gold Coast: “An increase in registered firearms ...

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One Nation to allow shooters access to public lands

One Nation has announced their intentions to push for a NSW style (R-Licence) for QLD. The proposed arrangements would allow shooters in Queensland the ability to hunt game and feral animals on public lands. This news is welcomed by the Shooters Union and by all firearms and hunting enthusiasts alike. The policy has been developed and promoted by Jim Savage, ...

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Shooters dispute science behind magpie geese bag limits, reduced season

Northern Territory magpie goose hunters have rallied at a Darwin firing range to protest against reduced bag limits and a shorter season, a decision they say is taking an unfair aim at hunters. NT Field and Game spokesman Bart Irwin told the crowd hunting was not the problem and the science behind the decision should be questioned. “The Government continues ...

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Attention Lockyer Valley Residents!

Calling all Keyboard Warriors As you know our beloved sport is under attack from city-dwelling politicians who specialise in knee-jerk politics designed to win the popular vote. Just recently we’ve seen a total backflip from the LNP regarding the re-classification of the Adler shotgun due, we believe to a totally unrelated crime that occurred in the United States, which involved ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Palaszczuk to move lever action shotguns to Category D

BREAKING NEWS: The Palaszczuk Government to move on high-capacity shotguns following Los Vegas Shooting. In news just in, Shooters Union have been advised that the current Queensland Labor government wants to silence the voice of thousands of sporting shooters, hunters and farmers by moving lever action shotguns to a restrictive Category D. This opportunistic political posturing by Labor in wake of ...

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Opinion Editorial: Self defence vs Firearm legislation

This video is in response to a recent article that featured in the Border News regarding a home owner’s response to an attempted home invasion at Bungowannah at 3.30am by an 18 year yearold man armed with a knife and a piece of wood. The full article is available here.   The purpose of this video is to discuss self-defense ...

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