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Bricknell, Samantha. 2012 ‘Restricted Firearms.’ Firearm Trafficking and Serious and Organised Crime Gangs; Research and Public Policy Series No. 116, p. 37. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. 1 June
The National Firearms Agreement (1996) was accompanied by a 12 month firearms amnesty and compensation scheme whereby owners and dealers were compensated for the surrender of newly restricted firearms.
Approximately 642,000 firearms were surrendered during this period…