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Get Involved with the NSW Elections

In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s an election in NSW on Saturday.  By now, we’re sure you’ve already made your mind up how you will vote – although our How To Vote guides for the Upper House and Lower House are on our website if you would like some suggestions – so this message isn’t about telling you who to vote ...

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Shooters Union Voting Guide – Lower House

There are hundreds of candidates contesting the NSW Lower House in the 2019 election on March 23.This is a crucial election for shooters, gun owners and hunters across NSW and accordingly we are encouraging our members, friends and supporters to vote for either the SHOOTERS FISHERS AND FARMERS PARTY (SFFP) or the LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (LDP) candidate in their electorate. ...

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Shooters Union Voting Guide – NSW Upper House

WITH the NSW election coming up on March 23, it has become clear there are two staunchly pro-gun parties contesting the election in the Upper House: THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (LDP) – led by former Senator David Leyonhjelm.THE SHOOTERS FISHERS AND FARMERS PARTY (SFFP), led by sitting upper house MP Rob Borsak. Both these parties have the Shooters Union ‘headstamp ...

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Shooters Union is officially a third party campaigner in NSW

SHOOTERS Union has always been about actively standing up for and representing shooters, and once again we have put our money and energy where our mouth is to make sure NSW shooters can make a difference at the ballot on March 23. We have jumped through the numerous hoops associated with being registered as a third-party campaigner in NSW and ...

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Time to end longarm registration

The latest questions being raised about the NSW Firearms Registry just confirms what we already know: Longarms registration is an expensive and ineffective waste of everyone’s time and money, and doesn’t improve public safety. A damning report released by the NSW Auditor-General a few days ago has highlighted a mind-boggling array of issues at the registry, ranging from inaccurate firearm ...

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NSW introduces appearance laws for knives

WE always thought Western Australia was Australia’s ‘Stupid weapons laws’ capital, but New South Wales is rapidly giving them a run for their money. NSW Police Minister Troy Grant has announced the state is banning so-called “Zombie Knives” at the end of this month, putting them on the Prohibited Weapons schedule and requiring owners to hand them in or potentially ...

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Beware the NSW Fun Police

Owning a toy gun in New South Wales can get you thrown in jail for many years, in a situation Shooters Union has slammed as “mind-bogglingly stupid”. Gel Blasters – plastic toy guns that outwardly resemble actual firearms but fire small harmless soft gel pellets – have been classified as real firearms in NSW and possessing one without the appropriate ...

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Our Farmers Need You!

We are recruiting volunteers to form flying squads to operate in the St George Dirrinbandi Thallon Nindygully Bollon areas for eight/nine weeks from the 24th of September. We are asking that you volunteer one or two weeks of your time during the period 24th September to the end of November. These times will be rostered so we can have a ...

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NSW: Calling for volunteer non-commercial kangaroo shooters

Kangaroo management: Changes to non-commercial landholder licences and shooter requirements Effective from Wednesday the 8th of August 2018, the NSW Government has made changes to landholder licences to harm kangaroos to reduce populations as part of a package of drought relief measures. Experienced shooters with a current Firearms Licence and suitable firearms are invited to list their details on the Local Land Services ...

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