Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Fine, J David. 1988 ‘Safe Storage.’ Gun Laws: Proposals for Reform, p. 22. Sydney: Federation Press. 1 January
[I]n virtually every Australian State and Territory, the position appears to be that safe keeping requirements are almost never enforced until firearms have been lost, most usually through theft and burglary.
Police inform the author that prosecutions for failure to meet safe keeping obligations are most rare in other situations.