Monthly Archives: January 2018

Media Release: War of words on gun laws after handgun heist

This is something we’ve just put out on calls the Police Minister is making for changes to our gun laws.

MEDIA RELEASE: War of words over gun laws after handgun heist

The Combined Firearms Council of Victoria says amendments to proposed changes to Victoria’s gun laws will help, rather than hinder the fight against gun crime. Read more »

Firearm Regulation Review: Populous Place Permits

Ronald Reagan once came up with one of the best quotes I’ve ever heard, which was:

“Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases:

If it moves, tax it.

If it keeps moving, regulate it.

And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”

As you might know, Victoria’s Firearm Regulations are in the process of being remade, which involves the setting or resetting of fees for the various licences and permits we need to go shooting. Read more »

This year’s Victorian State Election: why the outcome matters to you


Imagine if the Greens held the balance of Power in the Victorian upper house of our state parliament.   Or in the lower house …or both …

The damage they could do would be significant.   Duck, deer, and other forms of hunting would be under threat. The creation of a “Great Forest National Park” could limit your ability to go hunting.

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Open letter to shooting organisations: Firearms Amendment Bill

Here is a letter we are sending to all Victorian shooting organisations today.  It is hopefully self explanatory.  Please feel free to share it if you are on the executive of an organisation, or know someone who is. Read more »