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LATEST UPDATES FROM THE SHOOTERS UNION CAMPAIGNERS

Westward Ho! Shooters Union now has a WA Representative.

IT’S no secret Western Australia has by far and away the worst gun laws in the entire country. The recent astronomical firearms licensing fee hike has prompted an outpouring of anger from the shooting community and requests for a greater Shooters Union presence in the WildflowerState. We’ve heard you loud and clear, and are now delighted to announce Peter Heggie ...

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Queensland Hunters under threat from Animal Welfare Review

SHOOTERS UNION MAKING SUBMISSION TO QUEENSLAND ANIMAL WELFARE LEGISLATION REFORM The Queensland Government is reviewing the Animal Care And Protection Act 2001 (https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/business-priorities/biosecurity/animal-biosecurity-welfare/welfare-ethics/review-of-the-animal-care-and-protection-act-2001), Given official information states “The review will ensure the ACPA keeps pace with community expectations and modern welfare practices”, you can bet there will be anti-hunting bias to many of the submissions. Anti-hunting extremists hide behind the ...

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Mandatory range attendance laws in Shooters Union’s Sights

WHY SHOULD NSW SHOOTERS BE SHAFTED? New South Wales is the only state in Australia which requires A&B licence holders to attend ranges or club events a certain number of times per year. These laws do absolutely nothing except inconvenience shooters and boost the bottom line of larger clubs, who benefit from range fees and ancillary purchases at these compulsory ...

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NSW residents saved from Criminal Status

SHOOTERS UNION HELP BLOCK FIREARM PRECURSOR BILL IN NSW The appalling Firearms and Weapons Legislation Amendment (Criminal Use) Bill 2020 – the one that would have effectively made it illegal to have anything from Bunnings in your house – has effectively been shelved in its current form for the time being. The official report by the State Parliament Portfolio No ...

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SU Helps Get NSW Precursor Law Shelved

Big news from NSW – partly thanks to Shooters Union, the appalling Firearms and Weapons Legislation Amendment (Criminal Use) Bill 2020 – the one that would have effectively made it illegal to have anything from Bunnings in your house – has been shelved for the time being. The official report by the State Parliament Portfolio No 5 – Legal Affairs ...

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The ‘Fit & Proper Person’ Assessment

Written by David Neuendorf, Solicitor, Robert Bax & AssociatesThe Weapons Act 1990 (‘Act’) provides a framework for the Queensland Police Service (QPS) to use to determine whether an applicant is a fit and proper person to hold a weapons licence. As a result of the recommendations in the 2020 Regulating Firearms Performance Audit Report issued by the Queensland Auditor’s Office, ...

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Important Western Australian Election Information from Shooters Union

The Western Australia State Election for both Houses of Parliament is on Saturday, March 13 and as our vice-president David Brown explains in this video, if you’re a shooter in WA, you basically have two options: LeaveStop voting Labor or LNP We strongly believe the best way to put pro-gun, pro-freedom, pro-liberty candidates at the top of your ballot and ...

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