Tag Archives | Shooters Party

MEDIA Better coordination required on gun laws

Calls from David Leyonhjelm and others for US style gun laws in response to the Sydney siege must be rejected and instead a closer review of gun licensing and control must be undertaken. What is apparent with the confusion between the Prime Minister and the NSW Police however is that there is an urgent need […]

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State Budget and Game Council [Question Time]

This speech was delivered on 18 June 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. STATE BUDGET AND GAME COUNCIL Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question without notice is directed to the Minister for Roads, representing the Minister for Primary Industries. What is the 63.5 per cent increase in government funding […]

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Shooters and Hunters get big budget payoff

In a tight state budget that is seeing services and jobs squeezed, the pro-hunting Game Council NSW has been given a more than 60 per cent budget increase in the 2013-14 NSW government budget announced today, an apparent reward to the Shooters Party for their support in the NSW Upper House. As reported by AAP | […]

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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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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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Shooters and Fishers Party[Question Time]

This speech was delivered on 21 November 2012 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question is directed to the Leader of the Government. What, apart from duck hunting, has the Government had to promise the Shooters and Fishers Party to get its vote for […]

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