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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the QCAT process with solicitor David Neuendorf from Robert Bax and Associates.If your licence has been rejected, repealed or suspended (and you’re a SHOOTERS UNION MEMBER, we may be able to help.Please immediately email membership@shootersunion.com.au with all relevant documents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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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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Vote for the Man… Not the Party in Lockyer

Recently we had the pleasure of interviewing Jim Savage, Independent Candidate for Lockyer who is contesting the State election this month.  A passionate advocate for your region, Jim’s fixin’ to run the bad guys out of parliament and fight for the changes that the Lockyer region desperately needs to survive and thrive. Only an Independent candidate has the flexibility to ...

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Let’s help Steve Andrew Take Out the Trash!

Recently we had the pleasure of interviewing Steve Andrew, the One Nation’s Party Member for Mirani who is up for re-election this month. A passionate advocate for your region, Steve wants the people of Central and North Queensland to hold the balance of power, keep the next Queensland government accountable, and put an end to Labor riding roughshod over farmers, miners, and ...

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Your rights are just as important as the rights of City Voters!

Recently we had the pleasure of interviewing Rick Gurnett, the Katter Australia Party Candidate for your electorate of Warrego. A passionate advocate for your region, Rick is contesting the seat to ensure “help our regional and rural economies grow.”  “To stop our declining rural and regional populations, we need bold ideas like an airforce training centre in Charleville, a rural bank to ...

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Mundingburra Voters – Have you seen this?

How you can vote forjob security, a strong local economy, decreasing youth crime and better support for local farmers this October. Recently we had the pleasure of interviewing Alannah Tomlinson, the Katter Australia Party Candidate for your electorate of Mundingburra. A passionate advocate for your region, Alannah is contesting the seat to “Make Townsville Great” and address the changes made to ...

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