Ducks in the firing line, no night-time hunting

Ducks in the firing line, no night-time hunting

NSW Parliament had six very special visitors to send a direct message to Parliamentarians to say no to night time duck hunting. As reported by 9News: Six fluffy ducklings have spent their day in the NSW Parliament as an upper house cross-bencher prepares to try to...
Greens Bill to ban the lever action shotgun

Greens Bill to ban the lever action shotgun

The Greens NSW have introduced legislation to make the Adler A110 8 shot lever action shotgun a prohibited weapon in NSW The Firearms Amendment (Lever Action Shotguns—Community Safety) Bill will restrict access to the multiple round shotgun to only a very limited...
Courts won’t be made safer by arming police witnesses

Courts won’t be made safer by arming police witnesses

The Baird government has buckled to pressure from the NSW Police Association by allowing NSW Police to carry guns into courts. The Police Association has long pushed to remove restrictions on where officers can carry weapons. Arming police witnesses when they are in...
If it looks like a gun, and scares like a gun …

If it looks like a gun, and scares like a gun …

In the last five years, police have recorded 394 incidents involving a replica firearm. 90 of those were offences of violence. Replica firearms were used in 44 robberies in that period. If you are the subject of a crime involving a replica weapon, it’s every bit as...