Issue 7 – May 2011 - The Australian Junior Shooter

Queensland handgun shooter Blake Williams talks about his involvement in the NRA World Action Pistols Championships and his hopes for the future. Sixteen-year-old Riley Philips offers some tips about how to survive in the bush, thanks to lessons gleaned from hunting with her grandfather in western Queensland. Riley covers such things as what to take, clothing, bedding and camp chores. Senior correspondent John Dunn outlines the Yanco Program – an initiative put in motion by SSAA members Kathy Tobler and Brett Bensley in conjunction with Yanco Agricultural High School to put sports shooting on offer as a recreational activity for students. A fine read is rounded off by a crossword puzzle.