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Commonsense approach to Speedline firearm

Commonsense approach to Speedline firearm

After months of deliberation, on Tuesday, May 9 the Chief Commissioner of Police announced his decision to classify the Verney-Carron Speedline rifle as a category B firearm. Member for Eastern Victoria Jeff Bourman called it…

Licence stuff-up sees owners overcharged

Licence stuff-up sees owners overcharged

Victoria’s Police’s Licensing and Regulation Division (LRD) has over and undercharged thousands for firearm licence-holders over the past 20 years. Superintendent Paul Millett contacted SSAA Victoria – and the rest of the Firearm User Group…

Duck opening enforcement … Where was it?

Duck opening enforcement … Where was it?

The Game Management Authority (GMA) has announced the closure of Koorangie Game Reserve, west of Kerang. Koorangie State Game Reserve comprises Lake Bael and First, Second and Third Marsh (collectively known as the Marshes). The…

Those who do the right thing are made to pay

Those who do the right thing are made to pay

SSAA Victoria is surprised after the Game Management Authority (GMA) published a media release condemning hunter behaviour at Saturday’s duck opening. This release comes after the department issued a statement on Saturday afternoon praising hunter…

Hunters doing the right thing

Hunters doing the right thing

No hunting offences were detected at a major compliance operation in Victoria’s northwest on the last weekend of February. The operation – managed by Game Management Authority (GMA) and Victoria Police – targeted illegal quail…