Bill Byrne adopts a 'no comment' policy to weapons licensing issue

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 30 2016 - 2:00am, first published 1:00am
Primary producers have plenty of questions for Police Minister Bill Byrne on why category H weapons licence applications are being denied but the Minister has adopted a "no comment" policy after his outburst in Parliament.

After recent comments in state Parliament painting primary produces as rednecks – “the lone cowboy with the pistol strapped to the hip” – Police Minister Bill Byrne has gone very quiet.

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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.

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