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Liberals’ gun policy labelled a ‘rush job’ after critical Tasmania Police report revealed

The ABC can reveal a report from Tasmania Police to the Liberal Government found its policy to water down firearm laws risked breaching the National Firearms Agreement, with none of the commitments costed or funding identified. The report, obtained through a Right to Information request, was prepared in March by an “officer” of Tasmania Police, whose identity has not been ...

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IBAC raid uncovers ‘illegal firearms’ at high-ranking cop’s home

EXCLUSIVE Neil Mitchell believes a high-ranking police officer has been suspended for allegedly possessing illegal firearms. Sources told 3AW Mornings the superintendent’s house was raided, and that a pistol and rifle were found. “I am told neither was registered,” Neil Mitchell said. “And I’m told the superintendent does not have a gun licence.” 3AW Mornings believes the raid was organised ...

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We have expanded into Tasmania!

The Shooters Union movement has long had members in all states in Australia, plus a few overseas.  We’ve had numerous requests to formally establish ourselves interstate, so after careful consideration of the best mechanism to do that, Shooters Union Australia is now a company, and we have established  Shooters Union Tasmania Pty Ltd. Whilst the formalities to restructure are still ...

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Firearm regulations around mental health challenging practitioners in rural areas

A regulation that requires people wishing to receive psychological counselling to relinquish their weapons licence and firearms is proving to be a harmful barrier to rural people seeking help, according to agencies working in western Queensland. The concern was raised with federal ministers, Matt Canavan and David Littleproud, at a public forum in Longreach recently. Peter Whip, the chairman of ...

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Court delivers tough penalties for carrying ammunition

A Ballarat magistrate has sent a stern message about improper storage of ammunition after a young Wendouree man was caught with shotgun shells in his vehicle. Danyon Clarke was caught with ammunition in his vehicle and has been convicted, despite not having a criminal record. Police saw Clarke walking to his vehicle parked outside a Delacombe address on March 2. They stopped the 23-year-old ...

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Weapons Licensing – Information Sheet for Cat H Occupational or Primary Producers Licence

Good afternoon, For your information and the information of your customers and clients,  Weapons Licensing has released an Information Sheet to for applicants to consider, when applying for, or to renew a concealable Occupational or Primary Producers Licence (Cat H). The Information Sheet can be found on the front page of our website at the following link: https://www.police.qld.gov.au/programs/weaponslicensing/ If you ...

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Barrel Lengths Gone

Shooters Union play a pivotal role as weapons licensing revoke barrel length requirements for Cat H Club Letters. Shooters Union have again proved their ever growing ability to effect change over the last few months as discussions over barrel length requirements for Cat H Club Letters have taken place. Queensland Weapons licensing (QWL) have revoked the recently applied requirements for ...

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NSW Dep. Premier consult meeting with Weapons Licensing.

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro and NSW Weapons Licensing have attended a recent consult meeting. Shooters Union has gained information on the discussion that took place during the meeting. SU understand that the talk involved some common sense improvement suggestions to current legislation, stay tuned for more information of this as it becomes available.

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