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Australia

22 April 2007

ABC News (Australia)

A group of researchers say Australia's gun buyback scheme that followed the Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania 11 years ago could have saved up to 280 lives per year. A 2006 study that concluded the gun buyback had no impact on gun homicide or suicide rates has been revisited by economists in Canberra and Canada. They say the original study was flawed because of the data used. Dr Andrew Leigh from the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra says the gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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