Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Wainwright, Robert. 1998 ‘Shooters Scramble for Gun Licences.’ Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney: Sydney Morning Herald. 29 August
[A]lmost 180,000 Queenslanders applied for licences and registered 554,000 weapons.
There were more than 97,000 applicants and 216,000 weapons registered in Western Australia; 80,000 applicants and 345,000 weapons in South Australia; 41,000 applicants and 115,000 weapons in Tasmania; and 5,500 applicants and 15,000 weapons in the ACT. Victoria has yet to release its final figure.