Absolutely NO SHOOTING in NSW NATIONAL PARKS
  • Petitioned Mr O'Farrell

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Premier of NSW
Mr O'Farrell

Absolutely NO SHOOTING in NSW NATIONAL PARKS

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      Bellingen, Australia

In the interest of Public Safety

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    1. Absolutely NO SHOOTING in NSW National Parks

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      3 very short weeks till March 1st.....only 20 days before shooting will be allowed in NSW National Parks.

    2. Absolutely NO SHOOTING in NSW National Parks

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      Follow this link for information in relation to National Parks that will be immediately open to shooting as from the 1st March 2013. http://nohunting.wildwalks.com/map
      This map indicates which National Parks will be affected by this new decision, most of these parks are used regularly by avid bushwalkers seeking more remote hiking and camping activities and birdwatching expeditions. Groups regularly use these National Parks for youth orienteering hikes. Please Share with your friends.

      Maps of parks will be affected by new hunting law | No Hunting in our National Parks

      Abercrombie River National Park Bald Rock National Park Barrington Tops National Park Barrington Tops SCA Basket Swamp National Park Benambra National Park Big Bush Nature Reserve Boginderra Hills Nature Reserve Boonoo National Park * Brindabella National Park Buddigower Nature Reserve Butterleaf SCA Cataract SCA Cocopara Nature Reserve Coolah Tops National

    3. Reached 1,000 signatures
    4. Absolutely NO SHOOTING in NSW National Parks

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      Follow this link to view article in relation to this decision which will be enacted on the 1st March 2013, please share with your friends

      http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-12-23/leaked-report-highlights-deadly-hunting-risk/4441652

      Leaked report warns against national park hunting - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

      Updated December 23, 2012 20:23:13 Leaked documents show the New South Wales Government has been warned by its one of own departments that there is a high risk of someone being killed when amateur hunters are allowed into national parks next year.

    5. Reached 750 signatures
    6. Absolutely NO SHOOTING in NSW National Parks

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      This article may be of interest to supporters of this cause.
      http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/game-boss-suspended-over-illegal-hunt-claim-20130122-2d5nn.html

      Game boss suspended over illegal hunt claim

      Under investigation ... Greg McFarland and Andy Mallen. Photo: Supplied THE state government's plan to allow hunting in national parks is in turmoil after the acting head of the Game Council was stood down on suspicion of illegal hunting. The council is the body that will issue shooting licences under the scheme.

    7. Reached 500 signatures
    8. 6 weeks till Shooting will be allowed in NSW National Parks

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      6 weeks till shooting will be allowed in NSW National Parks, please share this petition so we can gain as many signatures as possible. We need to inform Mr O'Farrell that this new decision is NOT in the interest of PUBLIC SAFETY.

    9. Reached 50 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Heather Taylor AUSTRALIA
      • 10 months ago

      The safety issue is of paramount importance

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    • Robert Webber AUSTRALIA
      • 10 months ago

      National Parks should be safe for all users and idea of having weekend amateurs running around firing guns is completely against the notion of National Parks.

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    • Annette Hearne AUSTRALIA
      • 11 months ago

      National parks were never set up to be a shooting gallery.

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    • Lynne Marshall AUSTRALIA
      • 11 months ago

      I don't believe in cruelty to animals

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    • Colin Davidson AUSTRALIA
      • 11 months ago

      I like to walk in the park at times without being shot at

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