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Sunday Age. 1993 ‘Number of Registered Firearms in Victoria, 1991.’ Sunday Age. Melbourne: Sunday Age. 22 August

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Feature on Victorian gun laws and the gun lobby.

Registered firearms in VIC: 625,000 (221,000 .22s, 251,000 shotguns, 97,000 centrefire rifles, 52,000 airguns, 31,000 handguns.

Victorian Law Reform Commission, 1991 report on homicide: "The commission is convinced that the single most effective measure for reducing homicides would be to reduce the availability of guns. The conclusion to be drawn from local and overseas research is that if there were fewer guns there would be fewer homicides."

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