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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 environmentally-destructive comments of the Prime Minister last night when he said that Australia has too much forest […]

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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 unrestricted amateur hunting in National Parks. Congratulations! This decision follows a decade-long campaign by […]

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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 review. As reported by The Daily Telegraph. […]

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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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