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Dearden, Jack and Warwick Jones. 2008 ‘Homicide in Australia: 2006-07 National Homicide Monitoring Program annual report.’ AIC Reports: Monitoring Reports (01), p. 25. Canberra: National Homicide Monitoring Program / NHMP, Australian Institute of Criminology. 5 December

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The percentage of homicides in Australia that are committed using firearms is slightly higher than in England and Wales (8%) (Coleman 2008) but is much lower than in Canada (31%) (Li 2007) and the United States (68%) (CIUS 2006).

None of these other nations is displaying such a strong decrease in firearm homicides over time as is Australia.

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