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Red tape on gun travel lifted

Red tape on gun travel lifted

Competing in international shooting competitions and attending overseas hunting trips, this month got a little easier for firearms owners. Changes to the Australian Customs Act will reduce restrictions on the import of previously prohibited items…

Wild deer expo countdown is on

Wild deer expo countdown is on

The countdown to the Wild Deer Hunting Guiding and Fishing Expo 2016 on March 5 and 6 is well under way. More than 12,000 people are expected to gather at the Bendigo Showgrounds for the two-day event,…

Getting to the crux of the matter

Getting to the crux of the matter

Representatives from several firearms bodies got together at the weekend to discuss issues faced by the industry. At the Combined Firearms Council of Victoria Shooting Industry Forum, issues such as the National Firearms Agreement Technical…

A code for all members

A code for all members

The SSAA Victoria Board of Directors has adopted a member code of conduct. It is SSAA Victoria policy, not to mention good governance practice, to provide a generalised code of conduct for members to make explicit…

Sharpen up to shut them up

Sharpen up to shut them up

The countdown to the 2016 duck season is on, with less than six weeks until season opening. As is becoming increasingly common, with the announcement of duck season has come a flurry of opposition. The…