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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : March 11th 2009
2 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, March 12, 2009 MB Ad has some up in arms The advertisement that features Robert Borsak. From Page 1 But it is the ''Hunters -- First in Conservation'' tagline on the ads urging people to ''hunt to protect native flora and fauna'' that generate controversy. Mr Borsak, who is also chair- man of the Shooters Party, sees hunters as ''the original conservationists''. ''Conservation hunting . . . is really all about trying to encour- age people to . . . hunt game and feral animals on the basis that, if we can mitigate or control the impact of those animals on that estate, we can give our native species a better chance.'' He stresses how strictly regu- lated the hunting industry is in NSW. As well as having a gun licence, hunters are tested on humane hunting techniques and safety before being granted a restricted licence to give them the right to hunt on public land. They must also lodge reports after every hunt. But he is particularly infuri- ated by any ''sensationalist'' reporting linking the rise in licensed firearms' ownership in NSW to crime. ''Firearms owners are prob- ably the most scrutinised and police-checked group in so- ciety,'' he said. See more pictures at www.innerwestweekly.com.au NEWS www.innerwestweekly.com.au Editor: Robyn Ainsworth Manager: Ben Payne Office: 181 First Ave, Five Dock, 2046 Phone: 9018 3592 Fax: 9018 3531 Deliveries: 9689 5498 Classifieds: 13 19 79 Email us: email@example.com Circulation: 52,892 (CAB Apr 2008 -- Sept 2008) Readership: 69,000 (Roy Morgan Readership Survey, Oct 2006 -- Sept 2008) Your recycling of the Inner- West Weekly helps make Australia the world leader in newspaper recycling. More than 74.5% of Australia's newspapers are re-used. your guide Inner -West Weekly Water 59.5% ---------------------------- Every week we meet a local business owner. To learn more about local businesses, go to www.truelocal.com.au CON KEKATOS, co-owner of Jackie's Bowls Wear, Burwood Q. Has bowls wear changed over the years? A. Yes, they have softened up in the regulations, especially for the ladies. Now they can wear pedal-pushers, shorts or skirts. It's pretty flexible. Q. Is bowls just for pensioners? A. We've noticed a lot of younger people coming into the shop. They start playing at school. Q. Do you play bowls yourself? A. No, I've never played in my life. My brother plays a lot. YOUR LOCAL The Inner-West Weekly circulates in Abbotsford, Ashbury, Ashfield, Birkenhead, Burwood, Cabarita, Canada Bay, Concord West, Concord, Croydon, Croydon Park, Dobroyd, Drummoyne, Enfield, Five Dock, Haberfield, Homebush, Liberty Grove, Mortlake, Newington, Rhodes, Rodd Point, Russell Lea, Strathfield, Summer Hill, Olympic Park. Printed and published by Cumberland Newspaper Group, a division of Nationwide News Pty Ltd. ABN 98 008 438 828 (incl ACT). 142 Macquarie St, Parramatta. NSW 2150 38 41 30 Index 8 Police Beat 20 One Degree 22 Pet of the Week 22 Sudoku 26 Opinion 28 Alive 29 What'sOn 33 Open Houses 34 Home Living 47 TV guide 45 Sport Today Chance Shower. Top Temp: 25C Friday Chance Shower. Top Temp: 25C Saturday Chance Shower. Top Temp: 25C Sunday Shower or two. Top Temp: 25C A reminder on amnesty REGISTERED gun owners can expect a letter from the State Government advising them about a firearms amnesty. Police Minister Tony Kelly said the theme of a state govern- ment's firearms amnesty and public education campaign is ''Taking the Gun out of the Equation''. Mr Kelly said the three-month amnesty would give people with unregistered guns a chance to hand them in -- with no questions asked -- before May 31. There's no time like Seniors Week to make a Will or Power of Attorney. Public Trustee NSW Burwood Branch 1st Floor, 116 Burwood Road. 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