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The SA Firearms Branch: a registry basket-case

If you want to know how bad a firearms registry can be, look at South Australia. In his most recent Annual Report to SA Parliament, Acting Police Ombudsman, Michael Grant, devoted more than two pages to a deplorable culture within the SA Firearms Branch which seems to be tolerated all the way up the chain, to the Chief Commissioner. His ...

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Your Sport is STILL Under Siege

Troy Grant

Outcomes from the Police Ministers meeting to review the NFA (National Firearms Agreement). With much thanks for the material sourced from CFCV (Combined Firearms Council Victoria) Australian Police Ministers from all states failed to reach agreement on two out of three federal government proposals at their recent meeting. Proposal #1: The most talked about was whether to reclassify our lever-actions.  ...

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National Firearms Agreement by Ozzie Reviews

I am currently licensed to use Category (select: A B) firearms and I am a member of the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (SSAA) and Shooter Union of Australia. I have been safely using firearms since I was 12 years old and I currently use firearms for sports/target shooting, recreational shooting and culling of feral animals. I understand that the ...

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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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Shooters have Friends in Canberra

a shooters friend in canberra

Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie and Liberal-Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm are the most outspoken Federal politicians standing up for shooters in our Capital, once referred to as 40 square miles surrounded by reality. Senator Mckenzie, a keen shooter, launched ‘Parliamentary Friends of Shooting’ in March in an effort to raise awareness about sporting and recreational shooting among parliamentarians. Guests of honour were Olympic and ...

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