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24 October 2002

Herald Sun (Melbourne)

Police recommendations of more than two years ago to run psychological checks on gun owners were dismissed as too intrusive. Victoria Police also backed mandatory reporting by health professionals of licensed shooters with mental illnesses or drug problems. But laws weren't changed after opposition from doctors, including the State Government's deputy chief psychiatrist. Mental health counsellor Paul McKillop, a member of the police taskforce that supported the... (

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