Latest News from SSAA NSW

Apr
3
NSW Police have provided further information this afternoon, in relation to hunting and fishing. Please follow this advice and continue to monitor any changes that are made by Government as the pandemic continues: Rural Crime - NSW Police Force FISHING/HUNTING TRIPS While brief fishing trips from home are considered exercise (within the two-person limit), fishing and camping holidays are not. Please don’t think if you pack up your fishing, camping or hunting gear this Easter or school ho...
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Apr
3
SSAA NSW has been working with authorities to clarify the situation regarding hunting in NSW. We have been advised that the NSW Government will allow hunting to remain at this stage, as long as social distancing measures are followed. We have had a lot of inquiries as to what the NSW Government COVID-19 rules and restrictions are, at this time, on "gathering and movement" and what they may mean in relation to hunting. SSAA NSW continues to advise members and law-abiding firearm owners to foll...
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Mar
31
SSAA NSW, as a forward-thinking, outward-leaning and law-abiding Peak Association, has been ahead of the curve in decision making due to COVID-19. This is to ensure the safety of our members, volunteers, staff, all law-abiding firearms owners (LAFOs) and of course, the general public. For this reason, SSAA NSW has: postponed SHOT Expo without financial penalty and working with the industry to hold it next year; closed SSAA NSW ranges; worked with Branches and ranges on their transition to...
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Mar
30
Recently, we have seen widespread reports of email and text message scams during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these scams have attempted to impersonate Government bodies and departments as well as large scale organisations. Some scams have also requested personal financial details from recipients.   While our organisation has not been affected by any scams at this time, we would like to take every precaution in assisting our members to identify legitimate SSAA NSW communications....
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Mar
25
COVID-19 The World Health Organisation has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Governments all over the world, including the Australian and NSW Government, are responding to its rapid spread. We are advised that although this new strain of virus has been likened to the flu, it is much more contagious and appears to have a higher mortality rate. As a new virus, at present, the worldwide population has minimal immunity. The Government and Chief Medical Officer’s responses are rapidly changing and i...
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