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...

Native Forest Woodchip Industry [Speech]

This speech was delivered on 20 June 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the original contribution online here. NATIVE FOREST WOODCHIP INDUSTRY Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [4.11 p.m.]: Forestry in New South Wales has been under pressure for some time. Unsustainable wood...
Game Council compliance rate doesn’t add up

Game Council compliance rate doesn’t add up

The NSW Game Council is again misleading the public, by claiming that their licensed hunters have a 99.99 per cent compliance rate. This is completely untrue, with the number of breaches likely to be well over 10 per cent or more than 23,000 breaches per year. Greens...