Game Council compliance rate doesn’t add up

Game Council compliance rate doesn’t add up

The NSW Game Council is again misleading the public, by claiming that their licensed hunters have a 99.99 per cent compliance rate. This is completely untrue, with the number of breaches likely to be well over 10 per cent or more than 23,000 breaches per year. Greens...
Game Council licensing children for illegal hunting

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...
National Parks hunting on hold as Game Council is reviewed

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...
Amateur hunting not achieving its target [OPINION]

Amateur hunting not achieving its target [OPINION]

An opinion piece by David printed in the Bega District News on 5 February 2013. You can see it in its original context here. The hunting lobby’s latest argument is that campaigning for safer gun control laws and for humane and effective feral animal control is...