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LATEST UPDATES FROM THE SHOOTERS UNION CAMPAIGNERS

Gun Control Australia’s untruths

Response from Shooters Union President, Graham Park… “Roland, Roland, Roland. Oh, Roland. Another day, another disaster for Gun Control Australia. Back in 2013 you were invited to provide advice to the Tasmanian Police Minister. You declined. 2013 – Gun Control Australia spokesman Roland Browne says “he had considered joining the committee until he found out about confidentiality agreements. “I wasn’t ...

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Tasmanian Liberal government promises to soften gun laws

Changes include doubling gun licence durations and abolishing mandatory removal of weapons for minor storage breaches. The Tasmanian Liberal government has quietly promised shooters it plans changes to soften the state’s gun laws that would put it at odds with an updated National Firearms Agreement released last year. The commitments, made in a letter to a firearms consultation group on ...

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Do we feel lucky, George? No, but we feel plastic outrage

Yesterday we lost our minds when George Christensen uploaded a questionable image to Facebook. While it was a silly thing to do, our reaction didn’t fit. You have to hand it to “colourful” Queensland MPs. They have a remarkable knack for self-promotion by manipulating the Twitterati into manufactured outrage, as the outcry over George Christensen’s gun-toting Facebook photos proves. Christensen has been ...

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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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The good, the bad and the ugly – Queensland Election Wrap Up!

The good, the bad and the ugly – Queensland Election Wrap Up video transcript. Hi, Graham Park here from Shooters Union, Queensland. Just wanted to give you the world’s most delayed election update from Queensland state election; the good, the bad, the ugly of the election campaign. The reason it’s delayed is, they couldn’t get a result for nearly three ...

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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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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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