Time to end private arsenals in NSW

Time to end private arsenals in NSW

With gun theft, gun ownership and gun crime on the rise in NSW, it is time to take action to reduce the number of guns in circulation in NSW. The Greens NSW will introduce legislation in 2012 to limit the number of firearms owned by registered firearms holders to a...

NSW gun numbers approach pre-Port Arthur levels

Following reports that the number of registered firearms and firearm owners in NSW is fast approaching pre-Port Arthur levels, Greens NSW MP David Shoebridge has called for the government to take action to reverse the creeping gun culture in NSW. As reported in the...

Coalition and Shooters fall out and NSW benefits

The Coalition has lost a series of key votes in the NSW Upper House due to the Shooters party effectively going on strike.  In a day the government would rather forget they have been forced to have an upper house inquiry into the Orica chemical spill, to produce...
Shooters Propaganda Enters Public Schools

Shooters Propaganda Enters Public Schools

The Game Council has been caught distributing pro-shooting and hunting propaganda to a NSW primary school including graphic pictures of young people with guns together with slaughtered rabbits, goats, pigs, cats and dogs. The material is part of an ongoing campaign by...

O’Farrell’s sweet pay off for Shooters Party

Just days after the Shooters Party’s support of the government’s public sector wages legislation, the government has opened up more than 140 State Forests for recreational hunting for an unprecedented 10 years. Legislation brought before parliament by the...

Animal cruelty by recreational hunters

This is the transcript of an adjournment speech David gave in the NSW Legislative Council on 16 June 2011. The original can be found here. The Australian Government report entitled “Assessing Invasive Animals in Australia 2008” identified that invasive...