Apr
19
It's the person, not the gun Goulburn Branch president Ken Kenchington instructs a novice shooter Read SSAA NSW Goulburn Branch President Ken Kenchington's response in the Goulburn Post http://www.goulburnpost.com.au/story/4590623/its-the-person-not-the-gun/ to public perception of firearm ownership. Ken points out that respect for firearms and other people is essential, and invites first-timers to...
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Apr
18
Members of all target shooting groups welcome 5-Stand comps Griffith Where: SSAA NSW Griffith Branch, Rankin Springs Road, Griffith, NSW 2680 When: 13–14 May from 9.30am Competitions: SSAA NSW 5-Stand State Titles Prizes: State Champion sash, medallions and prizes. SSAA members’ selection for NSW Shotgun Team to compete at the...
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Apr
13
Troy Hogarth, Compliance Team Leader, Game Licensing Unit, tells ABC radio's Louise Ayling that parts of NSW’s south-east are hotspots for illegal hunters who hold licences in Victoria. SSAA NSW supports reporting illegal hunting activities to the Shut the Gate on Illegal Hunting report line on 1800 SHUT IT (1800 748 848). Hear the full broadcast interview here....
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Mar
30
SSAA NSW has joined together with SSAA Victoria and four other organisations to form a coalition to campaign against the proposed National Firearms Agreement (NFA). This includes the engagement of a professional lobbyist widely experienced in the firearms arena. The Federal Minister for Justice Michael Keenan has given assurances that the only changes to the NFA will be th...
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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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