Debbie Lustig <>
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 11:11:55 +1100
When is it unsafe to wear a safety vest? Answer: On Victorian wetlands during
the duck-shooting season this year.
Three rescuers wearing safety vests and carrying flags at Lake Connewarre were
charged during the March-June season with 'harassing and hindering hunters'.
Fortunately, these idiotic charges were withdrawn in late October and costs
were awarded against the police (prosecuting).
More seriously, a duck shooter will face charges of unlawful assault and
dangerous use of a firearm for this incident on opening morning at Lake Buloke:
Dangerous aggression like this has no place on the wetlands. Nor does duck
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