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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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The Federal Election Fallout

The numbers from the July 2 Federal Election are still trickling in, with close contests and possible recounts in many electorates preventing the official declaration of all results in a timely fashion. With the Coalition claiming victory as the count wraps up, the SSAA Legislative Action (SSAA-LA) department will continue to analyse the political outcome for our recreation and bring ...

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Labor’s War on Farmers

Labor's war on farmers

Forget a “Fair Go” –  in a seeming total lack of good economic sense the current Queensland Government seems hell bent on attacking and damaging anything agricultural and regional in our state. Despite the fact that regional Queensland generates considerable income and is the primary caretaker of our natural environment. First our state government introduces a new vegetation management act ...

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“Secret” Police Review of ALL Queensland firearm regulations under way for the past year!

URGENT ACTION NEEDED! As many of you know, over the past year the Queensland government has refused to have any engagement whatsoever with the firearms community, despite significant ongoing efforts by our representatives to build a relationship and engage in open communication. In the past 48 hours a Shooters Union researcher reviewing parliamentary records has found a clear admission of what we believed (but ...

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Are your guns at risk of being reclassified?

firearm reclassification alert

We have just been advised that Federal Justice Minister, Michael Keenan, has advised the National Firearms Weapons and Policy Working Group (NFWPWG) to recommend to state and territory Police Ministers that all lever action shotguns with a magazine capacity greater than 5 rounds, be re-classified to Cat D.There has been much talk about the Adler shotgun being “new technology” and as such very dangerous, requiring a classification which severely restricts its availability to Australian licenced shooters, be they sporting or occupational. Of course, nothing could be further from the truth.

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NIOA Highlights Ridiculous WA Gun Control Legislation

This is Gun Control Legislation gone mad. How would you feel when approved gun control legislation for firearm owners in Western Australia, can be declared null and void simply by the whim and opinion of one person? Welcome to WAPOL. NIOA TV has released a special episode highlighting the ridiculous gun control legislation that allows the Police Commissioner or any ...

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Gun laws fall short in war on crime

gun laws

Gun ownership is rising and there is no definitive evidence that a decade of restrictive firearms laws has done anything to reduce weapon-related crime, according to NSW's top criminal statistician. This article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on the 29/10/05. It was written by Robert Wainwright.

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