Latest News from SSAA NSW

Jul
27
The SSAA is shocked by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to temporarily ban the importation of the Adler lever-action shotgun. SSAA National have already talked to Justice Minister Keenan's Chief of Staff to express our displeasure, given that no consultation with shooting groups or the importer Nioa has taken place. SSAA National will be raising the issue in our meeting with the Attorney-General's office, and the Justice Minister again, within the fortnight. It is shocking that our parliamentarians are once again targeting the law-abiding...
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Jul
22
SSAA National is aware that the new import Adler lever-action shotgun is being discussed as part of the ongoing review into the National Firearms Agreement (NFA).More than 800,000 Australians have been approved by legislators and police, after passing stringent licensing requirements, to possess and use firearms for a range of valid and legitimate purposes.This includes firearms based on lever-action technology that has existed for over 150 years, and were clearly considered in the legislation that came out of the original NFA discussions.Any c...
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Jul
13
SSAA NSW has been advised that at a recent meeting of representatives from state & territory Firearms Registries, there was in principle agreement that lever action shotguns will be categorised as follows: shotguns with magazines that hold 5 shots and under will be category B, and shotguns with magazines that hold more than 5 shots will be classified as category D. There was no indication that there would be changes to any other firearm classifications.Individual states & territories will determine how this will be implemented wi...
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Jul
1
SSAA NSW President Paul McNabb confirms with the NSW Firearm’s Registry that Lever Action Rifles not under review. The SSAA NSW office has been inundated with phone calls, faxes and emails concerning rumours affecting Category A&B lever-action rifles. To put these rumours to rest, I contacted Mr “Bluey” Lyons, Director of the NSW Firearms Registry. Bluey advised that due to the Martin...
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Jun
30
Collectors Meetings 2015 CalendarHeld at St Marys Indoor Shooting Centre on the first floor.Monday 3 August 7pm – Show and TellIt’s time for you, the Collector, to bring a piece of your collection to show off, whether it be your favourite firearm, accessory or collectable. (All pieces will be displayed and those members who would like to talk about their piece will be more than welcome)Please note: the meetings are open to any current SSAA member; you don’t have to be a collector to attend. All juniors are welcome but must have adult supe...
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