Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Johns, Rowena. 2004 ‘Gun Buyback and Amnesty in 1996-1997.’ Firearms Restrictions: Recent Developments, p. 3. Sydney: New South Wales Parliamentary Library. 1 March
Gun buyback and amnesty in 1996-1997
In New South Wales, a general buyback of prohibited firearms from the public concluded on 30 September 1997….
The total number of firearms surrendered was 192,263 firearms, including 155,774 prohibited firearms and 36,489 non-prohibited firearms which were surrendered voluntarily because their owners no longer wished to retain them. (5)
5) Les Tree, Director General of the Ministry of Police, Review of the Firearms Act 1996: A Report for the Minister of Police, 19 June 2000, p 31.