Victorian shooters hit with 20 year hunting moratorium

 

The state government has announced that hunting in Victoria will be suspended for the next two decades under a moratorium agreed to with the Greens.

The agreement, which has been struck as part of a preference deal ahead of November’s state election, has been met with enthusiasm from environmentalists who say our environment needs time to recover from the damage that hunters cause. Read more »

Our gun laws can’t fight for themselves

With our state election now only days away, the shooting community needs to send a message NOW that we will fight for our sport .  

We need every shooter to do something to protect their sport in a month’s time, otherwise it could be too late. Read more »

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 »

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