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Gun Amnesty goes Gangbusters

Marketing Magazine (Australia)

23 March 2010

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Background

In March 2009, the New South Wales Police Force and New South Wales Government implemented a three-month gun amnesty urging Australians to surrender or register illegal firearms…

The 2009 gun amnesty, which ran from 1 March to 31 May…

Results

The 2009 gun amnesty was a huge success for the New South Wales Police and New South Wales Government. As a result of the public education campaign, the New South Wales Police received:

4,323 firearms, including 3,173 rifles, 937 shotguns and 213 handguns
90 replica firearms
1,034 pieces of ammunition
219 firearm parts, and
153 telescopic sites…

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