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MEDIA Better coordination required on gun laws

Calls from David Leyonhjelm and others for US style gun laws in response to the Sydney siege must be rejected and instead a closer review of gun licensing and control must be undertaken. What is apparent with the confusion between the Prime Minister and the NSW Police however is that there is an urgent need […]

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Animals in the Wild Exhibition in Berrima

Our Animals in the Wild photographic competition was taken to Berrima last week with the exhibition being displayed at the Bell Gallery thanks to the fantastic support and organisation of the Southern Highlands Greens and Wingecarribee WIRES. Animals in the Wild is an important part of our campaign against recreational hunting. The photo competition encouraged animal lovers and nature […]

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Notice of Motion on Canned Hunting

1819. Mr Shoebridge to move—   1. That this House notes with concern that: (a) “canned hunting” is the legal practice of hunting an animal that is trapped in an enclosure, (b) currently there are less than 3,000 wild lions in South Africa though more than 8,000 in captivity, and (c) “canned hunting” is not only legal […]

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Inaugural Animals in the Wild Photographic competition a success

The Inaugural Animals in the Wild Photographic Competition announced it’s winners in Narooma over the weekend. The exhibition was a great success, with the competition receiving an overwhelming number of entries, of very high quality which portray some of Australia’s most beautiful animals. The photo competition encouraged animal lovers and nature enthusiasts to get out into the […]

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Firearms and the Games Council

Risks ignored by pro-hunting Premier

The reopening of State Forests to amateur hunters presents a real and ongoing risk of people being shot. Despite the government’s own assessment identifying the dangers, it continues to send armed, unsupervised amateur hunters into public forests across NSW. The list of forests declared open for hunting is available here.            […]

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