House of Assembly

Select Committee on Firearms Legislation and Policy

Members:

Hon Jacquie Petrusma MP (Chair)
Dr Shane Broad, MP (Deputy Chair)
Mr John Tucker, MP
Dr Rosalie Woodruff, MP

 

Secretary:

Mr Todd Buttsworth
Phone (03) 6212 2220
Fax (03) 6212 2369
Email: todd.buttsworth@parliament.tas.gov.au


Terms of Reference

Submissions - Closing date for submissions is Friday, 26th October 2018

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How to make a submission


Public Hearings:

24 July 2019 - Public Hearing - Launceston

14 June 2019 - Parliament House - Public Hearing Schedule

10 May 2019 - Parliament House - Public Hearing Schedule

15 February 2019 - Public Hearing Schedule - Postponed

Friday 30 November 2018 - Parliament House, Hobart

Monday 3 December 2018 - Henty House, Launceston


Media:

 
15 February 2019 - Public Hearing Schedule - Broadcast Link
10 December 2018 - Public Hearing Schedule - Broadcast Link
10 December 2018 - Media release
28 November 2018
 

Submissions:

No. 1 - Douglas Janney
No. 2 - Ronald Cornish
No. 3 - Phillip Gough
No. 4 - Dr James Duff
No. 6 - Karl Willrath
No. 7 - Janine McKinnon
No. 8 - Dr Sue Shearman
No. 9 - Dr Clare Smith
No. 10 - Dr Christine Boyce
No. 11 - Jonathan Scholes
No. 12 - Tasmanian Firearm Dealers Association
No. 13 - Alannah Madeline Foundation
No. 13a - Alannah Madeline Foundation - cover letter
No. 14 - Anne Jackson
No. 15 - Margaret Neilsen
No. 16 - Bryan Finlay
No. 17 - Luke Badcock
No. 18 - Ian Hicks
No. 19 - Ellen & Finn Seccombe
No. 20 - Katherine Scholes
No. 21 - Prem Saraswati
No. 22 - Margaret Taylor
No. 23 - Julie Donaldson
No. 24 - Commissioner for Children and Young People
No. 25 - Dr Michael Vaughan
No. 26 - Suzanne Young
No. 27 - Kim Pitt
No. 28 - Wendy Miles
No. 29 - John Masarei
No. 30 - Dr Robert Ward Smith
No. 31 - Dr Robert Smillie
No. 33 - Anne Layton-Bennett
No. 34 - Virginia Dauney
No. 35 - Dr Katherine Bendall
No. 36 - Kathy Fogarty
No. 38 - Dr Sorrel Standish-White
No. 39 - Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
No. 40 - Dr Vivien Wright
No. 41 - Clive Stott
No. 42 - Alan Taylor
No. 43 - Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (Tasmania) Inc
No. 44 - Garth Johnson
No. 45 - Samuel Diprose Adams
No. 46 - Mike Milzarek
No. 47 - Andrew Ricketts
No. 48 - Patricia Jones
No. 49 - Trish Moran
No. 50 - Arms Collectors Guild of Tasmania
No. 51 - Kyron Fogarty
No. 52 - Rebecca Fogarty
No. 53 - Medics for Gun Control
No. 54 - Claire Brett
No. 55 - Greg Stanford
No. 56 - Pippa Stanford
No. 58 - Van Diemen Pistol Club Inc and Tas Pistol Association
No. 59 - Dr Kelly Shaw
No. 60 - Bryan Walpole
No. 61 - M C Gale
No. 62 - Mark Stanford
No. 63 - Michael Buky
No. 64 - Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party
No. 65 - Gun Control Australia Inc
No. 66 - Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania
No. 68 Field Hunting and Conservation Tasmania
No. 70 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
No. 71 Tasmanian Conservation Trust
No. 72 - David Bower

“The Committee has noted the submissions received by the Legislative Council Select Committee Firearms Law Reforms. Copies of these submissions are available at: http://www.parliament.tas.gov.au/ctee/Council/LC%20Select%20Firearms%20Law%20Reforms.html


Additional Information Received from Witnesses:

Arms Collectors Guild of Tasmania - The Arms Collectors Guild of Tasmania, Aims and Objectives
Australian Firearms Management Lobby - FN Five-seveN
Commissioner for Children, A Simplified Version of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF
David Bower - An investigation into the use of sound moderators on firearms for game and feral management in NSW
David Bower - Silencer Research, The Use of Sound Suppressors on High-Powered Rifles
Gun Control Australia - State Coroners Court, New South Wales, Inquest into the death of the Hunt family, October 2015
Health and Community Services Union - Pru Peschar, Parliamentary Committee on Firearms
Medics for Gun Control - Our approach to Suicide Prevention
Medics for Gun Control - Public Health Association Australia, Top 10 Public Health Successes Over the Last 20 Years
Medics for Gun Control - Tough Laws Prevent Gun Deaths
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners - Cathy Humphreys (2018) “Campaign to relax gun laws increases threat to family violence”
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners - Dr Vivian Wright “In 2017, 13 Tasmanians died from firearm related causes”
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners - Flinders University - How many people are hospitalised
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners - The General Practice Health of the Nation 2018
Samuel Diprose Adams - ALJ Mental Health First Aid for Firearm Owners Addressing the Elephant in the Room
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Tasmania - News Corporation article, “Murder rate hits record low level” dated 19.06.2017
Sporting Shooters Association of Australia - Comments from a Spokesperson for Minister Keenan
Sporting Shooters Association of Australia - Comparison of Various Ammunition Types
Sporting Shooters Association of Australia - Steel vs Lead Differences You Should Know
Sporting Shooters Association of Australia - Supplementary paper Category C Firearms
TFGA - Alternatives to 1080 Program Final Report, April 2011
TFGA - Alternatives to the use of 1080 program, June 2010
TFGA - An investigation into the use of sound moderators on firearms for game and feral management in New South Wales Mulley, O'Neill
TFGA - Managing production losses due to wildlife on farms, 2011, Tasmanian Government


Correspondence Received:

Hon. Michael Ferguson MP
John Whinray
Ms Cassy O'Connor MP
Shooters Fishers and Farmers Tasmania


Transcripts:

30 November 2018 - Parliament House, Hobart
3 December 2018 - Henty House, Launceston.
10 December 2018 - Parliament House, Hobart
10 May 2019 - Parliament House, Hobart
14 June 2019 - Parliament House, Hobart
24 July 2019 - Parliament House, Hobart


Reports:


Final Report - Select Committee on Firearms Legislation and Policy