Latest News from SSAA NSW

Mar
28
SSAA NSW Port Macquarie Branch hosted RSPCA officers updating their firearms accreditation. 15.03.2017 The SSAA NSW Port Macquarie Branch played host to seven Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals inspectors on 15 March. The inspectors, who hailed from Newcastle and outlying regions, were at the range to update their firearms accreditation. Branch secretary Dennis Adlington says that, with the help of four volunteers who lent a hand, the guys c...
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Mar
28
The Sport Access Foundation is inviting young Australians aged seven to 17 who are living with a disability to apply for one of three inaugural $2000 grants to help them achieve their sporting ambitions. The grants are donated to help with the costs of participating in their chosen sport that these youngsters and their families otherwise ca...
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Mar
20
200 targets over two days 29–30 April    ...
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Mar
6
SSAA NSW is cautious about the recently announced gun amnesty. Details are yet to be released, and as we all know the devil is often in the detail, so we’ll reserve our judgment until we know more. Interestingly, there is already a mechanism within NSW Legislation for law abiding firearms owners, and members of the community to hand in such firearms and have them registered if they are already, or are applying to become, licensed. So what is the amnesty going to achieve? In fact, we put forward a proposal almost two years ago for a mechanism...
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Dec
12
The recent COAG decision to re-classify lever action shotguns is yet another example of the Government’s poor judgement and unwillingness to base firearms laws and policy on facts and evidence. This ludicrous decision  is ill informed and appears only aimed at appeasing the noisy anti-gun lobby who continue to espouse misinformation and manipulate the community and decision makers to achieve their own anti-gun agendas. SSAA NSW continues to publicly state its opposition to classification of firearms, and specifically its opposition to the...
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