SSAA NSW Statement on illegal gun crackdown

Today's Daily Telegraph runs a series of articles concerning a new National crackdown on illegal firearms.

SSAA NSW supports any genuine attempt to get illegal guns - and the criminals who use them - off our streets. But we must ensure that this crackdown focuses squarely on those criminals and not the almost 200,000 licensed and law abiding firearm owners of this State.

And we must ensure that when these criminals are caught that the punishment fits the crime.

To read the full statement from SSAA NSW please click here.

Media Release - Shooting sports on the increase in Macarthur Region

SSAA NSW have today issued a press release in response to comments from Campbelltown City Councillor Anoulack Chanthivong who has suggested that there is no need for gun stores in Campbelltown because it is "truly metropolitan".

SSAA NSW Executive Director Diana Melham says that licensed, law abiding firearm owners come from all sections of the community and said that the popularity of the safe fun and unique range of shooting sports had never been higher in the Macarthur region.

"In the Macarthur region alone SSAA NSW represents almost 3,000 members."

"I'd encourage Councillor Chanthivong to go out to a Range and meet with some local firearm owners," said Ms Melham.

To read the full press release please click here



Fastest gun in the West (NSW west that is)

SSAA NSW recently caught up with Savage Sam (a.k.a Sam Medway) to discuss Single Action Shooting and his upcoming trip to the World Titles in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

After reading the story in the NSW Shooter, Channel Seven journalist Mike Duffy asked if he could speak with Sam to do a story.

Since airing on Seven News, the video has been shared hundreds of times by amazed viewers on social media as it once again demonstrates the safe, fun and unique range of shooting sports that are available.

If you haven't yet seen the video, or just want to watch it again, please click the link below !!

SSAA NSW would like to wish Sam, and all the other Australian competitors heading to New Mexico, all the best and we hope to see one of you bring home the World Number 1 trophy!


Facebook competition - Win Field to Fork

To celebrate SSAA 2013 Year of the Hunter, SSAA NSW is giving away a copy of the highly acclaimed Australian game cookbook - Field to Fork Select.

Packed with 27 delicious game recipes including Kangaroo and Mushroom Vol-au-Vants, Sweet and Sour Rabbit, and Moroccan Goat, this is definitely one you will want to add to your collection.

To go into the draw all you have to do is visit the SSAA NSW Facebook page and leave a comment with your favourite game recipe. We'll draw the winner on Friday afternoon.

4360 Firearms Safety Tests in 2012

With the popularity of shooting sports at an all time high, it's no surprise that hundreds every month of people are signing up for their Firearms Safety Tests throughout the State.

In fact, in 2012, SSAA NSW instructors conducted 4360 Firearms Safety tests.

That's almost 90 people every week!

SSAA NSW Executive Director Diana Melham says that these figures are a great sign for the sport.

"SSAA NSW is committed to promoting the safe, fun and unique range of shooting sports and growing our membership. And for a lot of people, completing their Firearms Safety Test is the first step on the road to getting their Firearms Licence."

"We have almost 200 Firearms Safety Instructors located throughout New South Wales who are passionate about teaching people about the safe and responsible use of firearms."

Thanks to all of our great Safe Shooting Instructors throughout the State.

To read the SSAA NSW Media Release, please click the link below.

MEDIA RELEASE - 4360 Firearm Safety Tests in 2012.


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