Gun Law

My awareness of the issue of firearms ‘appearing’ to be military firearms first became an issue in Western Australia about three years ago in respect to the Savage 110BA

Simon Munslow, solicitor, writer and our ‘Loose Cannon’ answers some questions sent in by the readers.

A Sydney man, has been sentenced to an additional two years’ jail over the possession of Swedish military rifle was identified in a photograph.

To me the ‘Nannyfication’ of Australia’s knife laws is a major irritation. I understand that knifings have become a problem in the community, but I cannot understand why the general population should have to suffer.

How public discretion is another tool that can be used against you.

I ask that at the moment we all take care to separate the individual from the problem, and treat staff with particular courtesy, and exercise patience.

Under what circumstances can a hunter shoot a target when on private land?

One of the concepts that shooters have a lot of difficulty getting their head around is being a ‘fit and proper person’.

Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Robert Borsak continued his attack of proposed changes to the National Firearms Agreement (NFA), hitting back at the absence of data security considerations.

Situations often arise following exchanges between duck hunters and protesters. The latter, who are often extremely anti-gun, and often react hysterically merely at the sight of a firearm

A fellow who normally does the ‘right thing’ regarding storage, arrived home late at night, and after sticking meat in the spare fridge to age, decided to go to bed rather than fully unload.

230,000 NSW hunters locked out of access under new NFA

For the driving record to be properly taken into account, it is usually very bad and involves repeated offences.

How many firearms does a shooter need? How many can a shooter have? This is a serious question amongst the less enlightened who favour over regulation or firearms prohibition as it is a live issue under the National Firearms Agreement.

Owning a Firearm does not mean that one cannot have views, and express them, sign petitions, be active in political parties and participate in all aspects of citizenship.