Category Archives: Firearms Licensing

Greater clarity needed on Shooting Club requirements

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers MP Rick Mazza is calling for greater clarity from the Western Australian Police Force Licencing Enforcement Division in regards to shooting club event attendance requirements for firearm licence holders. After recently asking a question in Parliament, Mr Mazza received a response stating ‘clubs have been ad...

Gun shop Closures an Overreaction

Microsoft Word – Gun shop closures an overreaction .doc Shooters, Fishers and Farmers MP Rick Mazza says the move to close gun shops as part of the State of Emergency directive is an overreaction that unnecessarily impacts small business across the State, many in regional Western Australia. Mr Mazza said that he was contacted on Fri...

Declining kangaroo harvest numbers see Dramatic Population increase

A parliamentary question without notice by the Hon Rick Mazza MLC of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party has revealed kangaroo numbers in Western Australia have dramatically increased in four years due to declining harvest numbers of annual quotas. Red kangaroo population estimates were 1,825,760 last year up from 409,422 in 2014, rep...

Australia Post carriage of firearms service a win for regional WA

Agricultural Region MLC Rick Mazza of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party has welcomed the implementation of Australia Post’s Secure Accept & Collect service. The service allows for the safe delivery of firearms and firearm parts between licenced firearm dealers, repairers or manufacturers through 34 of 44 designated post offices...

Firearms Licensing and Registration system needs overhaul

The Office of the Western Australian Auditor General has tabled its $415,000 report into Firearms Controls, finding significant weaknesses in WA Police’s regulatory controls and oversight of firearms for the fifth time since 2000. Agricultural Region MLC Rick Mazza of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party said the report found that de...

Focus on criminals, not Licensed Firearms owners

Agricultural Region MLC Rick Mazza of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party WA has expressed disappointment in the Police Minister’s statement that police are clamping down on licensed firearms owners in a ‘tough approach’ to gun ownership. In March 24’s Sunday Times article ‘WA missing 1513 licenced guns either lost or stolen...

Mazza seeks changes to paintball Gun Legislation

Agricultural Region MLC Rick Mazza of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party is seeking to emulate the New South Wales government’s planned legislation changes to modify the regulatory structure for paintball guns. In New South Wales, paintball guns will be moved from the NSW Police to the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation...

Pest animal control – involving hunting and shooting groups

The Department of Parks and Wildlife undertakes pest animal control programs across 26 million hectares of department-managed lands, and where possible unallocated crown land and unmanaged reserves, to reduce their impacts on biodiversity and other conservation values. Target species include feral goats and other large feral herbivores, f...

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