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...

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...
No eye tests for hunters let loose in public forests or parks

No eye tests for hunters let loose in public forests or parks

It has been revealed today that at no stage in the process of getting a license to own a firearm or to hunt on public land is it required for hunters to do an eye test to prove they can properly identify the targets they are shooting. This raises fresh safety concerns...
O’Farrell held hostage to shooters on gun reform

O’Farrell held hostage to shooters on gun reform

Moves by the NSW Police to tighten gun regulation in NSW have been derailed by a pro-gun committee established by the O’Farrell government that has vetoed proposed tightening of changes to gun laws.  The advisory committee, named the Firearms Consultative...