Author Archives: Neil Jenkins

Keep your driver’s licence. Keep your guns.

THE VICTORIAN FIREARM REGISTRY has chosen to link the issuing of infringement notices for non-firearm related matters to firearm licences, with the result that they have threatened firearm licence suspensions for unrelated matters.  Matters such as copping speeding fines. The easiest way to avoid the fine is to back off on the accelerator. However, if […]

NSWPol restricts gun storage for wheelchair shooters

This is NSW Police’s new approach on firearm storage by those with ‘limited mobility’ and home carers: MEMO TO NSW POLICE:Please understand what discrimination is ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS about shooting is equality. Men, women, old, young, able-bodied and the disabled can compete on a level playing field – and without questioning ability. However, […]

NSC offers help to SIFA on FedEx’s carriage ban

THE NSC HAS OFFERED to work with the Shooting Industry Foundation of Australia (SIFA) on the recent announcement by FedEx / TNT Express that it will cease transporting firearms and ammunition in Australia. The news, which was first broken to the NSC through our industry channels, has also been reported on SIFA’s website which can […]

RECLASSIFICATION: Breakthrough WIN on Ruger PC Charger

IN A MAJOR LEGAL BATTLE with WA Police, the NSC has scored a key victory in getting the Ruger PC Charger licensed in Western Australia. It is an outcome that we believe will pave the way for the gun to be able to be registered in NSW, TAS and South Australia, which are trying to […]

NSW gun registry problems concern voters in Police Minister’s electorate

NSC letterbox drops the electorate of Baulkham Hills

The NSC is known for being creative in finding new and better ways to represent shooters. Our latest effort has been doing a pro-shooting mailout across the Police Minister’s electorate because of problems with the NSW gun registry. The great news is that this went better than expected. Letterbox drop in Police Minister’s electorate IN […]

Feds make up story on appearance laws

HOME AFFAIRS MINISTER, KAREN ANDREWS, is responsible for why we have ‘appearance laws’ in the National Firearms Agreement. However her bureaucracy has been caught out making up a story to back why we have appearance laws. In this article: The NSC asked Minister Andrews, to remove the appearance laws from the NFA after no jurisdiction […]

UPDATE: Cops try to bury story on beaten pensioner

Remember the story the NSC released on April 28th about Stuart Hart, the 79-year-old Victorian Shooter who was seriously injured during a VicPol firearm storage inspection? Here’s an update and it further strengthens the need for NSC membership now more than ever. The day after the NSC broke Stuart’s story, sections of the media approached […]