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Meeting of firearms owners tonight

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The NSW Police Force Firearms Registry is convening a public meeting to discuss firearm related issues including the National Firearms Amnesty in Lismore tonight (Tuesday July 18).

The community forum from 5pm will address issues related to the local shooting community, review submissions from other stakeholders regarding the National Firearms Amnesty, and make recommendations to NSW Government on legislation or policy changes.

Representatives from the NSW Police Force firearms registry and the Ministry for Police and Emergency Services, together with Lismore MP Thomas George (Nationals), and senior officials from key shooting associations, will be in attendance.

The meeting will be held from 5pm to 7pm at the Lismore Heights Sports, Recreation and Community Club located at 181a High Street, Lismore Heights.


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