Going to Court? Book Your Free First Appointment

Firearms Licences

Firearms Laws and Licences in New South Wales

by & &
There are a number of stringent rules surrounding firearm licences in New South Wales. Here’s a rundown of the rules. How can I own a firearm in NSW? In order to own, possess and/or use a firearm in New South...

The Offence of Causing Danger with a Firearm in New South Wales

by &
A Sydney-based police officer has been handed a criminal conviction and placed on a good behaviour bond after pointing a loaded pistol at a junior colleague and threatening “I’ll shoot you”. 30-year old Constable Dominic Gaynor pointed his police-issued Glock...

Firearm Suppression Orders and Firearm Prohibition Orders in New South Wales

The year 2021 marked the 25th ‘anniversary’ of the Port Arthur Massacre - the day Martin Bryant killed 35 people and left 18 people injured in a mass shooting undertaken with a gun he bought without a license.  It was...

The Law, Defences and Penalties for Unauthorised Use or Possession of Firearms in NSW

A man has been arrested after police allegedly found a modified firearm and drug precursors in his car. According to police, officers attached to the State Crime Command’s Drug and Firearms Squad were patrolling the suburb of Concord in Sydney’s...

Can I Appeal the Refusal or Revocation of a Firearms Licence?

If you are refused a firearms licence, or your existing firearms licence has been revoked, you will receive a written notice from police advising you of this. If you are unsatisfied with the decision, you have 28 days from the...

12 Reasons to Choose Sydney Criminal Lawyers®

Being prosecuted for a criminal or traffic offence can be a nerve-wracking experience. You may be unfamiliar with the process, unsure of the best way forward and concerned about the outcome. But whether you are charged with a less-serious matter...

Curbing Homelessness: An Interview with Senator Lee Rhiannon

On June 24, City of Sydney rangers moved in to shut down Sydney’s 24-7 Street Kitchen and Safe Space, which had been operating in the CBD since December. The operation had been providing free meals for the city’s needy, and...

Eight Rounds in Eight Seconds: the Adler Is Coming to Australia

by &
The Australian federal, state and territory governments have amended the National Firearms Agreement (NFA), but haven’t announced it to the public. Instead they recently posted the 2017 agreement on the attorney-general’s website. Neither George Brandis nor Australian justice minister Michael Keenan have issued...

To Adler or Not to Adler: the Rapid-Fire Shotgun Debate

by &
A controversial ban on the eight-shot Adler A110 lever-action shotgun will remain in place, after state police ministers failed to reach a consensus on its reclassification last Friday. NSW police minister Troy Grant told the meeting that his state would...

“Fragile” Police Officer Avoids Prosecution After Bashing Homeless Men

Last week, the South Australian Police Ombudsman called for a constable’s police powers to be revoked in the interests of public safety. The recommendation was made in a report about the officer’s conduct during a violent assault on 5 December...
Load older articles
Receive all of our articles weekly
Going to Court? Call For Your Free First Appointment

Main Menu

Follow Us

Ask Our AI Assistant

Disclaimer: Response is AI generated general advice only and should not be relied upon without consulting a lawyer.

Saved Articles & Pages


Preferred date for conference
Briefly describe your situation:
Do you have a court date?

Your Review & Rating * mandatory fields

Review Text *
Rating (optional)