PHASA reaches record high membership

2021-06-11T11:52:07+02:00June 11th, 2021|

As a Professional Hunter, Hunting Outfitter or business owner in the wildlife industry, you want to grow continuously. Growing yourself, your team and your business will be achieved by joining the PHASA family! PHASA offers a huge variety of benefits that can help your business. Within PHASA you will expand your network with like-minded professionals and individuals within the wildlife related industry. Being established in 1978, younger and even older PH's can connect with a mentor or you can even become a mentor for others. PHASA ensures that common industry issues are voiced, which includes laws, regulations and policies that prevents [...]

PHASA International Membership

2021-06-11T11:50:19+02:00June 11th, 2021|

PHASA (Professional Hunters Association of South Africa) is the largest and most proactive association to represent professional hunting in Africa. Becoming an International Member for only US$ 50 per year, you become a voice and an active advocate for our hunting industry and fight for what's best for the future of hunting in South Africa. With laws and goalposts constantly changing, PHASA's International Membership keeps your finger on the pulse of industry trends with a weekly e-newsletter. Anti Hunting attacks, fake news, inaccurate one-sided media and misinterpretation of facts are causing the hunting world to become divided. By joining PHASA as [...]

FIREARMS CONTROL AMENDMENT BILL: EFFECT ON PROFESSIONAL HUNTERS

2021-05-28T13:43:08+02:00May 28th, 2021|

1. INTRODUCTION OF FIREARMS CONTROL AMENDMENT BILL. 1.1. The Firearms Amendment Bill (“The Draft Bill”), which was circulated on 22 May 2021, will have a severe impact on firearm owners in general, but professional hunters in particular. 1.2. Please note that every person may submit comments to comments.fcabill@csp.gov.za within 45 days from publication thereof. 1.3. I foresee that PHASA will also submit a detailed objection on behalf of all its members. 2. LIMITATION ON AMOUNT OF FIREARMS. 2.1. The Draft Bill provides for an amendment to Section 16A of the Firearms Control Act (Act 60 of 2000) to the following effects; [...]

SUCo-SA – Securing the Future of Biodiversity and Humankind

2021-05-28T13:39:56+02:00May 28th, 2021|

The founding members of the Sustainable Use Coalition Southern Africa (SUCo-SA) are immensely proud to introduce to the world a whole new organisation, embracing a whole new approach to an insidious threat. Modernistic tendencies compounded by ignorance and misinformation combine to completely misconstrue what Conservation through Sustainable Utilisation really means. While the plastic curse so devastating to our oceans is starting to be recognised, society does not realise that the plastic existence of wealthy, urbanised society who have been disconnected from the rural and wild world is even more pervasive and potentially devastating. The unfortunate trend, which began slowly with the [...]

2021 PHASA Convention & AGM – Save the date!

2021-05-21T12:10:36+02:00May 21st, 2021|

PHASA CONVENTION & AGM 2021 At a meeting on the 19th May 2021 the Executive Committee decided to keep the format for the 2021 PHASA Convention & AGM the same as last year.  This came about as a result of the hunting industry not fully recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic yet. The 2021 PHASA Convention & AGM in Hartenbos has been postponed and reserved for our 2022 Convention & AGM.  Hartenbos ATKV has agreed to keep the deposits for accommodation already paid and to roll it over to next year.  We urge you to check on this and confirm with the [...]

NATIONAL HUNTING DAY RSA – 1 May 2021

2021-04-30T12:16:40+02:00April 30th, 2021|

A great initiative by CHASA (Confederation of Hunting Associations of South Africa) led to the inauguration of a National Hunting Day for South Africa! This day will be celebrated annually on the first Saturday of May. Our first-ever National hunting Day celebrations will thus be on 1 May 2021. The purpose of the day is to create a positive awareness about hunting and celebrate the spirit of hunting. It is time for hunters to unite and celebrate our heritage! Why do we hunt? The hunting of wild animals is an emotive issue, drawing fire from anti-hunting organisations, environmentalists as well as many ordinary [...]

SUCO (SUTAINABLE UTILISATION COALITION) A GOLDEN MOMENT IN THE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN HUNTING!

2021-04-23T09:17:10+02:00April 23rd, 2021|

SUCO (SUTAINABLE UTILISATION COALITION) A GOLDEN MOMENT IN THE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN HUNTING! 17 April 2021 saw a first in South African history where all major role players in the hunting industry united to work together towards the future and promotion of hunting. The indaba discussed the challenges and strategic goals that faces our hunting industry. It was great to see our young men and future leaders attending and participating in the discussions. Our hunting heritage is in the hands of our younger generations! SUCO (Sustainable Utilisation Coalition) consisting of PHASA, CHASA, WRSA, NATSHOOT, True Green Alliance, South African Taxidermy [...]

AFRICA NEEDS YOU

2021-04-22T15:03:14+02:00April 22nd, 2021|

SOUTH AFRICA is the preferred hunting destination in Africa and we have never been as ready as we are now! After good rains and the opening of our international borders, your dream safari is awaiting you. Call your favourite PHASA outfitter now and book the hunt of your dreams. Follow this link for an update on the South African hunting scene.... PHASA is awaiting to welcome you in South Africa! https://youtu.be/uCTEpdFLewM

WHAT HAS PHASA BEEN DOING FOR YOU?

2021-04-22T15:00:57+02:00April 22nd, 2021|

PHASA is affiliated, either through membership or otherwise, to national and international hunting and conservation organisations. PHASA also serves on various provincial and other forums in the hunting industry to discuss and comment on issues relating to the hunting industry. As a professional body, PHASA takes part in the SAQA Professional Body Forum. PHASA serves on the Game Meat Industry Forum and together with CHASA and NHSA submitted proposals for consideration by the Forum. PHASA serves on the Board of TBCSA (Tourism Business Council of SA) where tourism-based organisations and government meet at the highest level to discuss tourism-related issues. We [...]

Report on Status of Green Firearm Licences

2021-02-25T16:58:19+02:00February 25th, 2021|

REPORT ON STATUS OF (EVER?)GREEN FIREARM LICENCES. APPLICATION TO HAVE INTERIM 2009 SA HUNTERS VS MINISTER OF SAFETY AND SECURITY ORDER UPLIFTED. NOTICE. 1. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS. It is important that your members should take notice of recent developments in respect of the continued validity of licences that had been issued in terms of the previous Arms and Ammuntion Act (Act 75 of 1969) (“The Previous Act.”). I refer to all licences issued in terms of the previous act, irrespective whether they were in green credit card format or pasted into an identity book, as “old green licences.” 2. HISTORY. 2.1. Old [...]

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