Thank you – you stopped the Game Council and Shooters Party!

Thank you – you stopped the Game Council and Shooters Party!

Congratulations – we did it! The O’Farrell government has backed down on their proposal to allow children as young as twelve to hunt unsupervised on public land. Through collective action The Greens, animal welfare groups and members of the community working...
Greens say government poorly policing shooters

Greens say government poorly policing shooters

ABC Online reported on Monday 13 August about the lack of regulation over hunting in state forests in NSW, which, considering the staff cuts at the Office of Environment and Heritage, does not bode well for when hunting in national parks is introduced: The Greens have...

Game and Feral Animal Control Act [Legislation Debate]

This is the transcript of a speech delivered in NSW Parliament on 21 June 2012. It can be seen in its original context here Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.16 p.m.]: On behalf of The Greens I place on record The Greens strong opposition to the Game and Feral Animal Control...

Government deals with the gun lobby in NSW [Adjournment Speech]

Barry O’Farrell today announced a deal between his government and the Shooters Party which will deliver two outcomes that the majority of residents of NSW do not want – the privatisation of the state’s electricity generators, and recreational hunters in...
O’Farrell caves in to Shooters to give NSW pro-gun culture

O’Farrell caves in to Shooters to give NSW pro-gun culture

In a blatant deal with the Shooters Party in the NSW Upper House, the O’Farrell government has moved to massively expand the amount of public land available to amateur recreational hunting in a move that sees NSW adopting an unwanted pro-gun culture, according...