Queensland deputy premier Jackie Trad's use of the Martin Place siege in the opening argument of a video publicising a petition has alarmed the Shooters Union.

Sally Gall
Updated February 10 2017 - 12:38pm, first published February 9 2017 - 10:00am
The Shooters Union called on deputy Premier Jackie Trad (pictured, left, at the cabinet meeting in Rockhampton) to free up police resources to deal with the criminal use of firearms, rather than target law-abiding owners.
The Shooters Union called on deputy Premier Jackie Trad (pictured, left, at the cabinet meeting in Rockhampton) to free up police resources to deal with the criminal use of firearms, rather than target law-abiding owners.

The Shooters Union has accused deputy Premier Jackie Trad of using the tragedy of the Lindt Café siege to score political points against the LNP and to target law-abiding firearm owners.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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