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Victoria. 2017 ‘Year In Review.’ Annual Report 2016-2017, p. 25. Melbourne: Victoria Police. 1 October
In 2016-2017 there were 138,873 applications and renewals processed for firearm permits and licences, private security licences and registrations and Chief Commissioner of Police weapon approvals. This figure represents a two per cent decrease on applications processed in 2015-2016. Of the applications processed in 2016-2017, 94 per cent were approved.
As at 30 June 2017 there were:
- 222,391 current Victorian firearm licences.
- 807,099 registered firearms attached to 215,272 current firearm licences.
- 35,933 private security licences and registrations.
- 866 Chief Commissioner of Police weapon approvals.