As part of Gun Free SA’s vision of a country free from violence, including gun violence, we are actively involved in violence prevention initiatives and have made submissions on issues such as:

  • How to protect the police from being killed and killing others
  • Preventing firearms leaking from police stores when awaiting destruction
  • Protecting women and children from domestic violence
  • Supporting victims of crime

You have the power to make a difference

Here are some tips and ideas on how you can become an active citizen and help improve your community:


  • Vote

    If you are over 18, you can be an active citizen by simply voting in the elections for a political party that has policies you want to support

  • Take part
    Take part

    The Parliamentary Monitoring Group is a great source of info on public participation activities at parliament

  • Keep yourself informed
    Keep yourself informed

    Follow what’s happening in parliament through radio and television broadcasts, newsletters, and social media

  • Make contact
    Make contact

    The People’s Assembly helps you connect with Members of Parliament. Visit for more information.

  • Be Vocal

    Make submissions, representations and/or petition Parliament


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