We have some amazing news for shooters in NSW – Shooters Union NSW is now an Approved Hunting Club (Approval No. 413021547) and therefore a Genuine Reason for a firearms licence in its own right!

That means if you join Shooters Union NSW, you can use that membership to apply for a firearms licence – and also obtain an R Licence and hunt in State Forests as well.

In short: Join Shooters Union NSW for $48 per year, and you can get your gun licence AND your game hunting licence, AND $20m of public liability insurance too.

It’s hard to overstate just how significant a development this is for Shooters Union (and shooters in NSW generally!) We’ve been a Genuine Reason in Queensland since our foundation, but have struggled to meet the complicated requirements for achieving this in NSW.

It has taken a long time to get to this point and we couldn’t have done it without the incredible work and dedication of our NSW President, Tony Gavan. He has put in a huge amount of work and really done the hard yards to get this across the line, and all of us at Shooters Union are incredibly grateful and thankful to him for it.

If you’re an NSW shooter looking for an affordable Genuine Reason, or would also like to support our fight for a fair go for law-abiding firearms users, head to shootersunion.com.au

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