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LATEST UPDATES FROM THE SHOOTERS UNION CAMPAIGNERS

Secrecy Surrounds NFA Review

This is what we know. Recommendations from all state police agencies will be tabled at a meeting of the Law, Crime and Community Safety Council (LCCSC), likely to be held in October this year. These recommendations have been shrouded in secrecy and neither industry nor recreational organisations have been consulted. Traditionally this means bad news for Law Abiding Firearm Owners. ...

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Illegal guns seized as part of international weapons operation

A cache of illegal guns has been seized by state, federal and US authorities as part of an investigation to tackle an international weapons operation. Investigations began after an armed robbery at a western suburbs McDonald’s 15 months ago, where a Thureon AR-15 assault rifle was used. That weapon was then “backtracked” by police, which helped prevent a large consignment of weapons being ...

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Petition to make Category D weapons available to sporting shooters

Attention all Sporting Shooters. The Hon. Lawrence Springborg MP, has sponsored a petition to make restricted Category D weapons available to sporting shooters. Here’s the details of the petition: Queensland citizens draws to the attention of the House Category D firearms that are used in international sporting shooter events are restricted to professional shooters and do not include individuals that ...

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The EU’s big plan to tighten gun control has hit a major roadblock

ZURICH (Reuters) – Friction between Switzerland and the European Union over the bloc’s plans to tighten gun control following a rise in militant attacks could turn into another serious snag in ties already tested by Swiss efforts to curb immigration. The proposed directive, which applies to non-EU member Switzerland only because it is part of Europe’s Schengen open border system, ...

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Canberra shooters call for review of gun laws after rifle permit refused over ‘military-like’ appearance

Canberra shooting groups are calling for a change to ACT laws that allow firearm permits to be refused based on the appearance of a gun, rather than its function. A Canberra man this week had a permit refused for a large hunting rifle as it resembles a military weapon. The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) ruled the Barrett M98B ...

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Ozzie Reviews Interview with Shooters Union President

ABOUT OZZIE REVIEWS: Ozzie Reviews is an Australian YouTube channel dedicated to reviewing firearms and equipment that is available here in Australia. The idea behind the channel is to attract more and more law-abiding people to shooting and the enjoyment of the outdoors in general. I have had enough of the emotion based anti-gun agenda that punishes the law-abiding shooter ...

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Review of Firearms Act 1996

The government hasn’t outlawed sugar simply because it looks like cocaine, and if they were to do such a thing, most of us would agree that it is absolutely absurd. But, for the last sixteen years, guns which so much as LOOK like other guns have been banned, for no other reason than their appearance. The Firearms Act 1996 The Firearms Act 1996 ...

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Young Shooters: Shooters Union on Ch 7 Sunrise Program

Watch Shooters Union President, Graham Park discuss the issue of young shooters and why they should be trained in the proper supervision of handgun use from the age of 12. Video Transcription Samantha Armitage: Now, a new indoor gun range in Adelaide is causing controversy with critics concerned kids as young as 12 are being encouraged to shoot real guns. ...

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Category H: Licence Update

We continue our fight to restore the rights of Queensland farmers, who face being treated like criminals just for doing their jobs. Earlier this year Shooters Union became aware of a change in the treatment of farmers applying for renewals to their Category H (handgun) licences, which are used in primary industry. These are mostly for the humane destruction of feral animals or ...

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Fair Go for Farmers Rally

As you would be aware, AgForce has been fighting hard on your behalf against proposed changes to vegetation management laws. AgForce launched the ‘Fair Laws for Farmers’ campaign to give members an opportunity to get vocal in driving home the message that these ill-conceived laws will drive up food prices, shut down regional development and cost jobs. Protest rallies in ...

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