Katter adds his voice to growing list of critics against the Adler ban


29 July 2015


Rob Katter MP says Canberra is bending to “whims and hysteria” on gun control by stopping the importation of the Adler shotgun.

Speaking to the Mount Isa local newspaper in his electorate, Mr Katter, son of Federal MP Bob Katter, said he was against the decision to suspend Adler imports and that the government's focus "would be better used tracking down illegal firearm holders."

SSAA Shocked by Temporary Adler Ban


26 July 2015


The SSAA is shocked by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to temporarily ban the importation of the Adler lever-action shotgun.

We have already talked to Justice Minister Keenan's Chief of Staff to express our displeasure, given that no consultation with shooting groups or the importer Nioa has taken place.

Ethical, safe and responsible hunting in NSW

15 June 2015

All members who choose to hunt game in NSW are reminded to adhere to the NSW Hunters' Code of Practice.  This is in addition to the SSAA Hunters Code of Practice and is outlined on the NSW Department of Primary Industries website.  http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/hunting/regulations/code-of-practice

The NSW Hunters' Code of Practice is binding on all NSW Game Hunting Licence holders in NSW.  If you have any questions about the Code of Practice please contact the NSW Game Licencing Unit on 02 6391 3750 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shooters fed up with selective and sensationalist media


26 June 2015


Licensed firearm owners have had enough of the constant negativity and hysteria expressed towards the shooting sports, recreational hunting and the legitimate firearms industry.

Secure Storage

In line with the SSAA "Secure your gun, Secure your sport" promotions, SSAA QLD would like to remind members to ensure their safe meets the required standards.  Some reports have been received that some online retailers are supplying inferior safes which may have problems meeting storage requirements under QLD Legislation.

The QLD Police Service has released a brochure to assist in the storage of firearms and this can be viewed at https://www.police.qld.gov.au/programs/weaponsLicensing/licenceApplication/storage/Documents/FirearmSafeStorageBrochure.pdf

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