Latest News from SSAA NSW

May
17
We all know that the issue is illegal firearms and the criminals that use them to commit crime – this has been SSAA NSW’s mantra for years. We’ve also been calling for the Government to commit more resources to frontline police and border forces to address this issue and get illegal  firearms off the streets and out of the community. The farce that is the NFA and the Adler fiasco have done nothing but further restrict law abiding firearms owners – criminals by their very nature don’t abide by the law. It’s time for the Government t...
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May
11
SSAA NSW Urbenville/Woodenbong Branch was a recipient when, to mark National Volunteer Week from 8 May, Federal Member of Parliament Barnaby Joyce distributed Australian Government grants to 50 volunteer organisations throughout his New England electorate. SSAA NSW Urbenville/Woodenbong Branch President Brendan Fletcher says the $5,000 grant will go towards updating computer and electronic equipment at the range, including audio and video facilities, and construction...
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Apr
19
It's the person, not the gun   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 try their skill at shooting at the club's Try Shooting Day on Sunday 23 April, Goulburn Rifle Range on Rifle Range Road, from 1pm.  Unlicensed shooters 12 years and over can test their skills using a .22 cali...
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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 New Zealand championships in November. Grades: A...
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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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