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LATEST UPDATES FROM THE SHOOTERS UNION CAMPAIGNERS

GetUp’s charity status deleted

GetUp has removed any suggestion it operates as a charity in a reworking of the left-leaning campaign group’s constitution. A swag of amendments to GetUp’s internal management rules appear to be part of resistance to efforts by Liberal senator Eric Abetz and other government MPs to end its independent legal status. Senator Abetz is pushing to have GetUp formally recognised ...

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Have you opted out of My Health Record yet?

There are growing concerns about who will have access to My Health Record and it seems certain that government agencies will be able to source personal information. This includes Weapons Licensing Branch. We know of one dealer who reported to police that he had had a heart attack. As a response, all his licences were suspended, pending his provision of ...

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Sticking to your guns with David Lyonhjelm

Senator Lyonhjelm has arguably done more for shooters in Australia than any other politician. He is a founding member of Shooters Union NSW and is an enthusiastic supporter of target shooting and hunting. His facebook page gives some background into his aspirations for Australia: My Australian dream… SENATOR DAVID LEYONHJELM·WEDNESDAY, 10 JANUARY 2018 I dream of a country in which ...

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PETITION: Proposed 3-year trial of conservation hunting in Queensland State Forests

Eligibility – Queensland citizens Principal Petitioner: Daniel Boniface 31 Rubicon Crescent KURABY QLD 4112 Total Signatures – 6836 Sponsoring Member: Mr Nick Dametto MP Posting Date: 4/09/2018 Closing Date: 24/02/2019  Share this E-Petition  Sign this E-Petition TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland Queensland citizens draws to the attention of the House the absence of legislation allowing for ...

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Launch of the Australian Gun Safety Alliance

EMBARGOED until 12.01am, Thursday, 20 September 2018 WHAT:               Launch of the Australian Gun Safety Alliance WHEN:               Thursday, 20 September 2018 WHERE:            Senate courtyard TIME:                  9.30am SPEAKERS: ·         The Hon Andrew Leigh MP, Co-chair Parliamentary Friends of Gun Control ·         John Alexander, MP Co-chair Parliamentary Friends of Gun Control ·         Walter Mikac, Founding Patron of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation ·         Terry Slevin, CEO, Public Health Association of Australia ·         Lesley ...

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As GCA continues to decline in relevancy their dirty tactics are exposed

On Thursday 20 September, as the “Australian Gun Safety Alliance” launch was failing to get any media attention whatsoever, right on cue The Guardian tried to help them along with a breathless article under the headline “Gun lobby accused of dirty tactics after anti-gun group’s Twitter account hacked”. The article was based purely on claims made by Gun Control Australia ...

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As Canada Explores Total Handgun Ban, Toronto Police Union Honcho Says It Won’t Work

Gun grabbers love the idea of banning guns. Even if they’re not (currently) talking about a total gun ban, they still want to ban certain firearms. Right now, so-called “assault weapons” are their preferred target, at least in this country. In the Great White North, however, handguns are the target. Right now, progressive anti-gun activists and politicians are focused on ...

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An open letter to Mark Ryan, Police Minister

Dear Minister, On behalf of the more than 200,000 law abiding firearms owners in Queensland, Shooters Union Queensland has written this open letter to you to highlight the concerns of the firearms community that a recent statement by you in Parliament was both incorrect and misleading.   We are posting this letter on our website and social media sites as ...

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Fallow deer hunting not a plan, just an election promise to recreational hunters: Tas Conservation Trust

The Director of the Tasmanian Conservation Trust says the government’s plan to allow recreational hunters to shoot fallow deer is not a comprehensive management plan, and constitutes nothing more than an election promise. Peter McGlone says Parks and Wildlife aren’t being funded to properly manage the program, which could see hunters allowed into the the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area ...

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LNP finally goes over the edge. Gel blasters today, NERF tomorrow?

Letter from Shooters Union President, Graham Park In the midst of a terrible drought across Queensland affecting their core support base as well as the massive social and business issues facing every Queenslander, Liberal National Party Queensland leader Deb Frecklington found a REALLY big issue for the state. She wants to BAN toy guns, yes you got it right, the ...

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