Gun lobby donated $350,000 to Australian political parties in a year

Australian political parties accepted more than $300,000 in donations over 12 months from the firearms lobby,gun suppliers and manufacturers, sparking concern among gun control groups.

. . . the Shooting Industry Foundation of Australia Limited also disclosed the 16 individual recipients of its donations, which included Liberal and National members of parliament who belong to the Parliamentary Friends of Shooting. The group is chaired by the Nationals senator Bridget McKenzie and the deputy chair is the Labor MP Anthony Byrne.


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