Press releases

2014
02/10/14 - Signed, sealed and delivering on conservation in SA
29/09/14 - Farmers find solution for feral problem
14/08/14 - Study grants encourage fresh minds to recreational shooting research
08/07/14 - Liberal MP’s ‘canned’ hunting ban will aid poachers
19/06/14 - Greens inquiry a smokescreen for private firearm ownership loathing
31/03/14 - Donation encourages active living for all abilities
19/03/14 - Free pest management for Queensland farmers
12/03/14 - Recreational shooting focus for study grants
20/01/14 - Barbecue roo for Australia Day

2013
18/11/13 - Farmers gain access to new pest management tool
14/08/13 - Greens off-target on handgun ban
23/05/13 - Hunter of the Year search begins
05/04/13 - Hunting message vandalised as city-based public disconnects from rural Australia
12/03/13 - Game meat education cookbook receives international accolade
12/02/13 - SSAA launches 2013 Year of the Hunter
12/02/13 - SSAA Fact Sheet - SSAA launches 2013 Year of the Hunter

2012
30/11/12 - Properties sought for one-of-a-kind quail research
24/09/12 - SSAA Fact Sheet - Australian duck hunting Bang...Splash...Yum! (low res) (high res)
02/07/12 - Illegal firearms and trafficking the right focus for law reform

2011
03/11/11 - SSAA leads the way on firearms education
03/03/11 - It’s the illegal gun owner
11/01/11 - Greens handgun comments off-colour

2010
31/08/10 - Prevention, not gun buy-backs, key to suicide reduction
24/08/10 - Claims by anti-gun activists shrill and ignorant
18/06/10 - Australian pro-firearm group addresses UN Small Arms and Light Weapons Meeting
09/06/10 - SSAA National labels handgun ban appeal as ludicrous
01/02/10 - Be Part of the Solution campaign

2009
01/10/09 - Hunters are key assets in introduced species management
21/09/09 - Home Affairs Minister supports SSAA National Gun Safe Voucher Program
23/06/09 - SSAA Fact Sheet - Handgun ownership myth busting (low res) (high res)
23/06/09 - SSAA Fact Sheet - Duck hunting - the sustainable harvest of organic free-range food (low res) (high res)
10/06/09 - SSAA launches Media Centre for working journalists and photographers
21/05/09 - SSAA National launches A Journalist’s Guide to Firearms and the Shooting Sports
15/04/09 - Bring Back the Flashjack Day
11/03/09 - Australian fox fur - the environmentally friendly alternative?

2008
18/11/08 - SSAA Fact Sheet - Feral animals costing Australia dearly (low res) (high res)
29/10/08 - SSAA Fact Sheet - Feral animals pose risk to Australia’s ability to offset carbon to combat climate change (low res) (high res)
30/09/08 - SSAA Fact Sheet - Outfox the fox - use a conservation hunter (low res) (high res)
23/09/08 - SSAA welcomes life sentence for bikie Hudson
15/09/08 - The Jury’s In: $700 million plus spent on Australia’s gun buy-backs has had no effect on firearm deaths
03/06/08 - Teaching our young safe and responsible sports shooting and ethical hunting
06/05/08 - Virginia Tech mass murders - Four Corners program
17/03/08 - SSAA Fact Sheet - An explanation of game management (low res) (high res)
15/02/08 - Al Capone doesn’t live here, Bob

2007
16/10/07 - An open letter to Channel 7 Sunrise program
02/09/07 - SSAA National launches McGrath Foundation fundraiser
21/06/07 - Melbourne Shootings
31/05/07 - Not a time for political point scoring

2006
30/09/06 - SSAA rejects calls for further restrictions on registered handguns
30/09/06 - Gun Theft Down
21/03/06 - Australia Post misses out on a golden opportunity
01/03/06 - Australian Government should follow Kiwi’s lead on firearm safety initiative
28/02/06 - Ten years after the National Firearms Agreement of 1996

2005
03/06/05 - Gun report poses risk to health and safety
19/04/05 - Gun Prohibitionists Off Target

2004
04/11/04 - The impact of gun-control laws called into question
14/07/04 - SSAA says calls for more gun laws ignores the real problem
11/03/04 - Firearm audit misses the criminal mark
24/02/04 - SSAA says Qld buyback claims are misleading
08/01/04 - SSAA agrees with AIC data

2003
26/05/03 - SSAA supports illegal handgun probe
27/04/03 - SSAA welcomes report’s findings
16/04/03 - SSAA welcomes Shooter’s Party win

2002
24/10/02 - SSAA supports gun review
17/10/02 - SSAA welcomes arrests
03/10/02 - SSAA rejects buy-back claims
11/07/02 - SSAA welcomes AIC report
24/06/02 - Sporting Shooters support Police on illegal gun strategy
27/04/02 - Get tough on gun crime says SSAA
27/04/02 - SSAA National Conference endorses firearms trafficking agreement
17/04/02 - No marks for homework
24/02/02 - SSAA rejects Queensland AMA call

2001
11/12/01 - SSAA Rejects Greens claims
24/09/01 - Gun trafficking charges welcomed
20/09/01 - Defence capacity secured
25/08/01 - Illegal Gun trafficking - share the information
25/07/01 - SSAA has reservations over Police crack down
15/07/01 - SSAA calls on government to hold back on UN agreement
07/06/01 - SSAA welcomes NSW Crime Report
26/04/01 - Put crosshairs on crims - not the public
03/04/01 - SSAA says report overstates problem
12/03/01 - SSAA welcomes Commissioner's candor
21/02/01 - SSAA refute Port Arthur conspiracy theory

2000
17/08/00 - Shooters to challenge new regulations
27/07/00 - More resources needed
26/07/00 - Sporting Shooters vindicated
03/05/00 - Identify those unlicensed persons who hold guns
14/02/00 - RSPCA misguided on Duck issue
01/02/00 - Tim Fischer on alleged NRA funding

1999
23/07/99 - Australia's international firearm policy
10/06/99 - Current firearm laws hold firm
09/06/99 - Comment on Police Ministers Meeting Sydney 9-10 1999
03/06/99 - AIC firearm death report raises serious questions
30/03/99 - SSAA casts doubts on Warner claims
18/03/99 - ABS import figures debunk prohibitionists’ gun claims
15/03/99 - SSAA rejects call by Democrats to ban handguns

1998
28/09/98 - Sporting heroes to be on criminal data base
04/09/98 - Democrats desperate for coverage
02/07/98 - Press Council win a “joy for shooters”

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