State Forest Reserves [Question Time]

This speech was delivered on 5/3/2014 in the NSW Upper House. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question without notice is to the Hon. Duncan Gay, representing the Minister for Primary Industries. When will the O’Farrell Government distance itself from the...
We did it! Game Council abolished

We did it! Game Council abolished

We did it! Last week we achieved a major victory in NSW, and that’s worth celebrating. The O’Farrell government has been embarrassed into abolishing the pro-gun pro-hunting Game Council NSW, suspending amateur hunting in state forests, and ending the idea of...
Widow’s despair over park shooting [media]

Widow’s despair over park shooting [media]

As reported in the Sydney Morning Herald online here: Widow’s despair over park shooting June 16, 2013 Tim Barlass talks to the wife of a man fatally shot while hunting in a national park. There is a white cross on a tree in a national park. Beneath is a...
Still no hunting in National Parks [radio interview]

Still no hunting in National Parks [radio interview]

As reported by 2SER on 11 June 2013. Online here: It’s almost one year since a law was passed to allow amateur hunting in national parks in New South Wales. But so far hunters have been stymied by delays and a strong public campaign. Changes to the law in...
Premier gives Shooters veto on Game Council Inquiry

Premier gives Shooters veto on Game Council Inquiry

Revelations today that the Shooters Party had a veto over the terms of reference of the review into the Game Council are proof positive that the Premier remains tied hand and foot to the pro-gun lobby in the NSW Parliament and call not question the independence of the...