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LATEST UPDATES FROM THE SHOOTERS UNION CAMPAIGNERS

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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Demystifying the QCAT Process

If your Weapons Licence has been rejected/suspended/revoked, then you MUST watch this video… In this informative video, Graham demystifies the QCAT process with solicitor David Neuendorf from Robert Bax and Associates.If your licence has been rejected, repealed or suspended (and you’re a SHOOTERS UNION MEMBER, we may be able to help.Please immediately email membership@shootersunion.com.au with all relevant documents (particularly the suspension/revocation/rejection letter ...

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New ways the Police can take away your guns and how to STOP THEM!

Watch this video to learn more about what Shooters Union are doing to fight against the Overreaching & Overzealous “Fit & Proper Persons laws” that are affecting Queensland Shooters NOW. If you’ve been issued a revocation notice please email: membership@shootersunion.com.au with the details for assistance in fighting the notice. The rights of Law Abiding Firearm Owners across Australia are under ...

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Queensland Shooters: Have you had your licence suspended or refused for not being a fit and proper person?

Weapons Licensing Branch have implemented unreasonably strict processes for determining whether someone is a ‘fit and proper’ person to have a firearms licence, with the result that large numbers of shooters are finding their licences suspended due to issues most people would agree are irrelevant to their current fitness to have a licence. We are not exaggerating when we say ...

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How did Shooters get the NSW Shotgun ban overturned?

THIS week’s news that NSW FAR has reversed its ill-considered decision to ban the Adler B230 and Berika EXT-12 shotguns is a win for shooters in The Premier State – but it wouldn’t have happened without the tireless work of some of NSW’s top shooting groups. Shooters Union stood shoulder-to-shoulder with SIFA, the NSW Firearm Dealer’s Association and SSAA Sydney ...

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WLB Audit Findings – How we’re responding.

Our concerns have been justified, but LAFO’s aren’t taking the blame… so what now? As you may have heard, the Queensland Audit Office has released a damning report into Weapons Licensing Branch.The report identifies a number of issues that we are all aware of – including outdated records and massive processing backlogs – and provides recommendations on how WLB should address ...

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