Media Release: Disturbing Culture of Secrecy on Firearms

Documents obtained by the Greens through Freedom of Information show a disturbing lack of accountability in decision making about gun laws, and how agencies are still attempting to hide their decision making from public scrutiny. The subject of the application was...

Media Release: Guns in our suburbs part of another tragedy

Reports today have indicated that the father who shot and killed his two teenage children on Thursday had just this year obtained two registered firearms which were used in the shooting. Greens MP and Firearms Spokesperson David Shoebridge said: “This is a deep...

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...