IN a few weeks people as young as 12 years who have sat an open book, multiple choice test will be allowed to hunt in 79 of our national Parks unless the government backs down on its deal with the Shooters and Fishers party to allow hunting in National Parks www.nsw.awu.net.au/news/kids-parks-guns
Members of the public can speak out for safe national parks by joining other concerned citizens at a rally and march in Bega.
The rally and march in Bega is on Friday, March 15 starting at 12noon. The march is from Ayres Walkway to the office of Member for Bega, Mr Andrew Constance, to deliver the message "Repeal the legislation permitting hunting in national parks".
Speakers will include David Shoebridge MLC from The Greens, and George Malolakis, Public Service Association delegate and member of the Protected Area Workers Association, which represents park rangers.
An organiser, Richard Barcham said, "In our local area, Wadbilliga National Park and South-East Forests National Park will be open to hunting.
"We are meeting at Ayres Walkway, Bega at 12noon on Friday, March 15, with the march to begin at 12.30pm. Police permission is being sought for this peaceful event", he said.
Mr Barcham said any member of the general public concerned about hunting in our national parks is welcome to come join us and show support.
More information: http://nohunting.wildwalks.com