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The Colour of Intolerance

The Colour of Intolerance

| February 3, 2013 | 3 Comments

By Garry Mallard: The anti-hunting movement continues to assail responsible NSW taxpayers with intemperate and often highly offensive statements born of nothing more complicated than cultural intolerance. While we may have come to expect this contemptible behaviour, albeit reluctantly, from ill-informed and bigoted extremists, I have to ask the question – is it acceptable from […]

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The great bait debate

The great bait debate

| October 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

Hunting’s opponents claim that the term ‘conservation hunting’ is evidence of hunters’ intention to conserve populations of feral species in the environment for their own ends, rather than striving to eradicate them. In fact the term conservation hunting describes a strategy aimed at the conservation of native species and habitat, through the control of feral […]

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Ol’ dads and the al dente paradox

Ol’ dads and the al dente paradox

| October 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

By Garry Mallard Ol’ dads can make their sons very proud sometimes. There are magic moments when something they say or do – sometimes both – can make an 11 year-old feel like he’s in the company of a superhero. These moments and the feelings they evoke will stay with us until we’re ol’ dads […]

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Hunting and the Fight Against Truth Decay

Hunting and the Fight Against Truth Decay

| October 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Responsible hunters continue to be assailed by irresponsible Green extremists, myopic social commentators and journalists who have little or no interest in exploring, in depth and objectively, why people in the 21st century still want to hunt. It is difficult to get ‘equal time’ and even when time is offered hunters are challenged to justify […]

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