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 h...
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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 tha...
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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 forwa...
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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...
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Dec
5
In the December edition of the NSW Shooter, SSAA NSW has published its position on NSW Firearms Laws and makes it clear that firearms legislation must be evidence based, not onerous on law-abiding firearms owners and effective in reducing illegal firearms. It’s also important to reiterate that SSAA NSW does not, and has never supported re-classification.  In the NSW Shooter President Paul McNabb states...
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Nov
4
SSAA NSW congratulates NSW Police Minister Troy Grant for his pro-shooter position at the recent meeting of State Police Ministers and members of The Law, Crime and Community Safety Subcommittee (LCCSC) in Canberra.The meeting discussed the National Firearms Agreement (NFA) and the recategorisation of the Adler A110 lever action shotgun.The Minister argued strongly that there was no evidence to warrant changing the existing...
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Oct
12
By participating in the 2016 SSAA National Member Survey, you will be helping to shape the future of our Association. The online-only survey allows you, our members, to share your opinions and give SSAA National insight into areas to focus on. Plus, just by participating, you will go into the draw to win one of three $200 SSAA Store vouchers and everyone who completes the survey will receive a free listing on SSAA Gun Sales.The survey covers everything SSAA National is involved with as well as...
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