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Canberra Gun Club Membership Surges With Over 18,000 Firearms in Territory

Canberra Times (Australia)

24 January 2015

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[A]ccording to ACT Policing, there were 18,617 firearms registered to about 5,886 licensees – roughly three guns for every person with a license and one gun for every 20 Canberrans.

An ACT Policing spokesman said the registered firearms included those held by dealers and firearms clubs and privately-owned guns.

In total 176 firearms were seized in the past year, an increase of 58 per cent, while the number of crimes involving a gun dropped by about 42 per cent…

[ACT = Australian Capital Territory]

ID: N439

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