Minister declares communication channels open as NFA review continues

6 April 2016

While other issues such as taxation and health took precedence at the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting on April 1, SSAA National can confirm a shift towards increased consultation with key firearm industry stakeholders, including the SSAA, as the National Firearms Agreement (NFA) review continues.

‘This is shooting’ mini-documentary captures real essence of shooting

6 April 2016

Recreational shooting and hunting continues to be falsely linked with the illegal activities of outlaw motorcycle groups, organised criminal syndicates and the illicit firearms trade, despite the evidence showing Australia’s one million licensed firearm owners are not the problem.

SSAA Mackay Lands Council Donation For Club Projects

14 March 2016

The SSAA Mackay Branch in Queensland has landed a cash windfall thanks to a contribution of $210,000 by the Mackay Regional Council. As part of the council’s $3 million investment campaign to improve sporting and community infrastructure throughout the area, the club was one of 13 organisations chosen to receive the financial helping hand in December 2015. The money was meted out with the proviso that the SSAA club could also contribute its own funds.

Katter calls for consultation as NFA Review leaves much to be desired

23 March 2016

With the National Firearms Agreement (NFA) set to be discussed at the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting very soon, Katter’s Australian Party (KAP) has publically echoed the concerns of sporting shooters calling for licensed firearm owners to be included in the “biggest gun laws reform since the Howard era”.

Government must consult gun owners

MEDIA RELEASE

7 March 2016

After a year without substantial consultation KAP State Leader Rob Katter has urged the Government to finally open up a line of communication with licenced gun owners, in the wake of the biggest firearms reform since the Howard era.

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