VALE: Neville Sayers

As this suggests we’ve lost a real warrior.

Neville Sayers is a champion in the shooting sports. Born in 1927, he competed at the modern pentathlon events at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics.

You can see his bio from Melbourne International Shooting Club’s website by clicking here (it’s worth checking out- it’s impressive).

Neville was also one of our first to recognise the political problems we have.

He was a founding member of the Shooters Party in Vic in the 90s before John Howard went on his rampage, and one of the most important people we’ve had in the political scene in the shooting sports here in Vic.

David Dunstan: A year on, so what’s happened?

Remember the saga of David Dunstan?  He’s the NSW farmer who, on 14th of September last year, went to the back door of his house on his rural property in NSW with an unloaded 22, after hearing someone trying to get in. Read more »

How an anti failed gun safety 101

Oh, please let it be Philip Alpers.

Well, actually, yes, it is. Read more »

Poll: Tell us what you think this year’s state election means for the shooting sports

With the Victorian State Election looming, we’ve got a quick question on what shooters think the election means for them.

What do you think this year’s Victorian State Election means for the shooting sports?

Sorry, This poll is completed on 21-08-2018 - about 2 months ago

  • Nothing really. I don't think the outcome will affect us too much, or at all - 5
  • The loss of hunting areas - regardless of who wins - 8
  • Having more guns taken away from us - regardless of who wins - 10
  • Tighter gun laws - regardless of who wins - 17
  • The Greens getting the balance of power being the worst possible result - 47
  • A re-elected Labor government being bad for us - 7
  • The Coalition regaining power being bad for us - 1
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