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Firearms and the Games Council

Petition calls for abolition of the Game Council

David Shoebridge today submitted a petition of over two hundred signatures to the NSW Legislative Council calling for the abolition of the Game Council and for the government to legislate for a permanent end to recreational hunting in NSW. Greens MP and Firearms Spokesperson David Shoebridge said: “The petition I presented today calls for the […]

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Game Council licensing children for illegal hunting

For more than a decade the NSW Game Council has been licensing hundreds of children as young as 12 to illegally hunt with firearms in millions of hectares of State Forests. The children they have sent out hunting are now exposed to possible criminal prosecutions for breaches of the Firearms Act which carry a maximum […]

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Say no to amateur recreational hunting on public land

By keeping up the pressure on the Premier, we can end the madness of amateur hunting on public land and put professionals back in charge of feral animal control. Greens MPs like David and Mehreen Faruqi will continue to advocate for a complete end to amateur hunting on public land, but we can’t do it […]

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National Parks hunting on hold as Game Council is reviewed

The Greens NSW have welcomed the announcement of a review of the governance of the Game Council and the suspension of hunting in national parks, calling on the government to take the next step and suspend hunting in state forests. Greens NSW Environment spokesperson Cate Faehrmann said: “The community will be very happy with this […]

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Game Council NSW Staffing Arrangements [Question Time]

This question was asked on 19 February 2012 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question is directed to the Minister for Roads and Ports, representing the Minister for Primary Industries. Will the Minister update the House on the current employment status of the Game Council’s […]

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