The Margaret River shooting shows that we must stay vigilant about gun access | Denise Cullen | Opinion

Hope Forest, South Australia, 6 September 1971 Heather Bartholomew was sleeping when her estranged husband Clifford Bartholomew crept into their farmhouse south of Adelaide and struck her in the head with a mallet. Instead of rendering her unconscious, as he later claimed to have intended, his wife awoke, screaming. He …

Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech to the National Rifle Association – Donald Trump’s America

Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech to the National Rifle Association – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 06, 2018 16:09:35 Photo: Trump gave the controversial speech at the NRA annual convention in Dallas. (AP: Sue Ogrocki) US President Donald Trump has sparked anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent the deadly Paris attacks in 2015, and linking a …

Thief with meat cleaver, gun and thongs robs jewellery store at Arndale Shopping Centre

Thief with meat cleaver, gun and thongs robs jewellery store at Arndale Shopping Centre

Posted April 30, 2018 08:52:59 Photo: CCTV shows the armed robber at Arndale Shopping Centre in Adelaide’s north-west. (SA Police) A man armed with a meat cleaver, a hammer and a gun who robbed a jewellery store in an Adelaide shopping centre in front of staff and shoppers in broad …

Gun emoji replaced with toy water pistol across all major platforms

Gun emoji replaced with toy water pistol across all major platforms

Updated April 29, 2018 15:49:56 Photo: Major platforms have committed to redesigning the gun emoji. (Facebook: Emojipedia) Related Story: The case for a ‘pregnant male’ emoji Related Story: How emojis won over a ‘purist’ crossword creator Microsoft, Google and Facebook are among the major platforms to join the trend, swapping …

Thousands of US students walk out in protest of gun violence on 19th anniversary of Columbine

Thousands of US students walk out in protest of gun violence on 19th anniversary of Columbine

Updated April 21, 2018 06:37:08 Photo: As students protested across the country, news hit of another school shooting in Florida. (Reuters: Carlos Barria) Thousands of students have walked out of classes across the United States, marking the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School with a show of …

Tasmanian gun dealers ‘ostracised’ over proposed law changes seek consultation

Tasmanian gun dealers ‘ostracised’ over proposed law changes seek consultation

Updated April 15, 2018 17:25:44 Photo: Tasmanian gun dealer Robert Cairns was an exhibitor at Hobart’s annual gun show. (ABC News: Peta Carlyon) Related Story: Former premier warns against ‘watering down’ gun laws Related Story: Premier Will Hodgman stands by gun law changes Tasmanian gun dealers and firearm enthusiasts say …

Maverick the miniature horse is a ‘Top Gun’ when it comes to putting smiles on faces

Maverick the miniature horse is a ‘Top Gun’ when it comes to putting smiles on faces

Posted April 12, 2018 16:30:13 Video: Meet Maverick the therapy horse (ABC News) Related Story: The greyhound lending a therapeutic paw to those with dementia Related Story: ‘He looks after me’: How Melvin the dog is helping one woman with dementia Residents at a Canberra nursing home were delighted by …

Gun theft doubled since 2007 as gun control lobby calls for regulation overhaul

Gun theft doubled since 2007 as gun control lobby calls for regulation overhaul

Posted April 09, 2018 05:04:57 Photo: NSW firearm squad commander Peter McErlain says there has been an increase in the theft of long arms from rural properties. (ABC News) The number of firearms stolen across Australia has almost doubled in the past decade, according to new figures. The data, obtained …

Adelaide visual artist Peter Drew set to tackle America’s ‘broken’ gun law system

Adelaide visual artist Peter Drew set to tackle America’s ‘broken’ gun law system

Posted April 07, 2018 09:19:22 Photo: Peter Drew will travel to America to campaign against US gun laws. (Supplied: Peter Drew Arts) Adelaide’s Peter Drew has never been afraid to divide opinion. The artist behind the infamous ‘Real Australians Say Welcome’ and Monga Khan posters is now set to tackle …

YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam visited gun range before rampage, police say

YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam visited gun range before rampage, police say

Updated April 05, 2018 07:47:44 Video: YouTube HQ evacuated as police respond to ‘active shooter’ (ABC News) Related Story: Woman who opened fire on YouTube offices ‘hated’ company, father says A woman who opened fire at YouTube’s San Bruno headquarters and wounded three people before shooting herself dead had visited …