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LATEST UPDATES FROM THE SHOOTERS UNION CAMPAIGNERS

Gun Smuggling: The ‘elephant in the room’

Combined Firearms Council of Victoria FOI applications seeking information on how many illegally imported firearms Customs has seized has revealed some interesting information. Around 8 guns, imitation firearms, parts and accessories detected each day are disposed of – either from a prosecution or not being able to identify the owner – and that’s obviously the ‘tip of the iceberg’. This ...

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One Nation will stop making criminals out of licensed gun owners

OFFICIAL MEDIA RELEASE BY STEVE DICKSON – MEMBER FOR BUDERIM Download original media release here. Member for Buderim and Queensland Leader of One Nation today launched the Party’s firearm policy. Mr Dickson said, “I am very concerned about the contents of the recently released National Firearms Agreement. The new agreement will have huge impacts on sporting shooting clubs and their ...

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National Firearms Agreement Analysis

Shooters Union of Queensland (inc) Analysis of the 2017 National Firearms Agreement Following the release of the 2017 version of the National Firearms Agreement, Shooters Union had a look at the document, comparing it to the 1996 version, understanding what the clauses mean and looking at what legislation has to change to enact the NFA. Being largely a re-hash of ...

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Stop the 2017 National Firearms Agreement

We’ve done our bit… Now it’s your turn You and fellow gun owners are facing further grief from the gun police and it is up to all shooters to prevent unwarranted tightening of laws affecting our sport by stopping the 2017 National Firearms Agreement (NFA) being passed into law. Two and a half years of consultation thrown out the window. ...

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2017 NFA set to devastate shooting in Australia!

Shooters Union Australia has had a first glance look and a number of things jump out.  We didn’t compare to the previous NFA because we didn’t think there was much point since this one is the one that needs to be addressed and the previous one is irrelevant now in any case. Whatever this one says, we can be sure ...

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Jackie Trad’s Fake News

Queensland deputy premier Jackie Trad’s use of the Martin Place siege in the opening argument of a video publicising a petition has alarmed the Shooters Union. The Shooters Union has accused deputy Premier Jackie Trad of using the tragedy of the Lindt Café siege to score political points against the LNP and to target law-abiding firearm owners. The accusations come ...

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Shooters Union expect firearms reclassification to factor in opening parliamentary shots

Gun owners lobby group, the Shooters Union, is anticipating the issue of firearm classifications will be a key debate when state parliament resumes this week. President Graham Park said a YouTube campaign conducted by deputy Premier Jackie Trad at the end of January, which he described as “using the tragedy of the Lindt Café siege to score political points against the ...

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Gun Owners Targeted in Home Invasions: Are registries to blame??

DESPERATE offenders are resorting to violent home invasions targeting lawful gun owners in a concerning crime spate in Toowoomba. Concerns have increased after three men stormed a Rockville home on Wednesday night, demanding property and keys to a car the trio used as a getaway vehicle. The men remain at large and the incident under investigation. Two women aged 39 ...

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Have your say… re-classification of the Adler Shotgun

A crucial vote is coming up in the Queensland parliament on the re-classification of the Alder shotgun. The LNP are calling on all licensed firearm owners in Queensland to provide consultation and feedback on this upcoming decision. Unlike Labor, the LNP respects the rights of the 190,000 licensed firearm owners in Queensland, and won’t be bullied by dictates from Canberra. ...

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