Media Release: Sydney Stands With Students to say #NeverAgain

Students, activists and politicians will speak out against gun violence and stand in solidarity with the thousands of students in America organising March For Our Lives against school shootings. Gun Control Australia and Greens MP David Shoebridge are co-hosting a...
Grill the Ministers at Budget Estimates

Grill the Ministers at Budget Estimates

It has been a busy year in NSW Parliament, and once again budget estimates are almost upon us. Hearings will be from Thursday 31 August to Friday 8 September 2017. We’d love to hear your thoughts about issues to raise and potential questions to ask. Budget Estimates...

Gun Control

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE ( 18:48 ): With gun ownership steadily on the rise in Australia, and with more and more pro-gun members in our State and Federal parliaments, we decided that it was time to take a trip to the land of the free and the home of the gun. At the end of...
NSW on track for 1 million guns

NSW on track for 1 million guns

As the NSW government moves to water down the state’s gun laws and a new gun amnesty starts, figures obtained by the Greens show that NSW is on a dangerous path towards 1,000,000 registered guns by 2020. Official figures obtained from the Police Firearms Registry...
Proposed gun laws show Police Minister surrender to the gun lobby

Proposed gun laws show Police Minister surrender to the gun lobby

A new package of gun laws presented to the Parliament today substantially water-down firearms laws in NSW, and raise the prospect of another unprincipled deal between the Coalition and the gun lobby. The changes will: – Allow the Adler lever action gun to enter...
Major parties being bought by the gun lobby

Major parties being bought by the gun lobby

Both Labor and the Coalition have been caught with their hands in the pocket of the gun lobby, with election funding data revealing the gun lobby has donated $353,000 to Australian political parties in the 2015-16 financial year. While Bob Katter’s Party, the Shooters...
Media release: Community Safety must surpass the Gun Lobby

Media release: Community Safety must surpass the Gun Lobby

Media Release 8 December 2017 Community Safety must surpass the Gun Lobby The Greens are joining with gun violence prevention advocates across Australia in calling on the Turnbull government to maintain the importation ban on the dangerous 7-shot magazine Adler repeat...
Denver, Colorado – what we have seen

Denver, Colorado – what we have seen

On April 20 1999 the Columbine Massacre happened in a suburban school in Denver, Colorado. It is a tragic story that everyone remembers. Two students used semi-automatic and repeat-action firearms to kill 12 students and a teacher. Tom Mauser, whose son Daniel was...