Prevention, not gun buy-backs, key to suicide reduction

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31 August, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia (SSAA National) Inc believes better suicide prevention and awareness programs are the main drivers behind a reduction in Australia’s suicide rate, not costly gun buy-backs as suggested by a recent report.

Claims by anti-gun activists shrill and ignorant

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24 August, 2010

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Recent unsubstantiated and sensationalist statements by anti-gun activists Philip Alpers and the National Coalition for Gun Control (NCGC) cannot go uncorrected, says the Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia (SSAA National) Inc.

Australian Government should follow Kiwi's lead on firearm safety initiative

MEDIA RELEASE

1 March, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Australian Government should follow New Zealand's lead on consultation with all interested parties when examining the effects of firearm legislation, says Sporting Shooters' Association of Australia (S.S.A.A.) President Bob Green.

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