Shooters Fishers and Farmers’ Member for Orange Philip Donato MP today, Friday 3rd April 2020, was pleased to announce that the NSW Government have finally responded to his persistent lobbying for equitable income protection for police.
Leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party, Robert Borsak has sought clarification from the Minister for Police and Emergency Services and the acting Minister for Sport with regards to hunting and fishing activities being classified as a permissible sport under new health orders.
Mark Banasiak, MLC for the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party is calling for emergency licences to be given to commercial fishermen before Covid-19 destroys their industry.
The Code of Practice for the welfare arm of Greyhound Racing in New South Wales, the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) is too prescriptive and will be used as a tool to oppress and victimise racing participants, according to Robert Borsak, leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party.
As broader restrictions are issued on New South Wales with temporary closure of non-essential retail trade, the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party will strenuously seek firearms dealers be classified as an essential service to provide essential items for those persons reliant upon the continued use of firearms.
Deputy Premier John Barilaro has conceded to Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Mark Banasiak that the new Koala State Environment Protection Policy (SEPP), released under the radar in December 2019, will inflict unnecessary financial damage on rural land holders, forestry and timber workers, and farmers.
Nationals Remain Silent on Water Registry Motion
The NSW Nationals need to decide if they support farmers or support secret water barons ahead of a parliamentary debate on publishing the names of water owners, says Shooters Fishers Farmers (SFF) party leader Robert Borsak.
There is no secret ingredient for good schools according to Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Mark Banasiak, but a not-so-secret wealth of data that has been ignored for five years.
Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Mark Banasiak will be moving amendments to legislation that will ensure Crown Land, like National Parks and State Parks, share the costs to repair and replace shared boundary fences taken down in natural disasters.
A probity report that was found by the Auditor General to not follow process or procedure was used by this Government as a means to justify the commercial fishing reform that has decimated fishing businesses along the New South Wales coast.
Barry and Heather Elliot of Wallis Lake with the Commercial Fishing petition tabled in Parliament by SFF Phil Donato, Member for Orange