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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘The Impact of Armed conflict on Pacific Island Communities.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8, p. 55. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March

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Nationally, in the five years to June 2001, handgun homicide as a proportion of firearm homicide grew from 13 per cent to 50 per cent (Mouzos, 2001, 2002a).

Public concern at the level of illicit firearm trafficking in Australia - particularly the trade in handguns, which were used in 67 per cent of all armed robberies in 2001 - has risen accordingly (Chulov & Videnieks, 2002; The Age, 2002; Sutton, 2002).

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