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Australia

24 October 2002

Australian (Sydney)

Victorian Premier Steve Bracks will unveil a plan to tighten firearms laws to drastically restrict access to hand guns, as well as begin a national gun buyback. Prime Minister John Howard will appeal for tighter gun controls when he meets premiers and chief ministers in Canberra today. The push for new controls on guns follows this week's shootings at Monash University, which left two people dead. Mr Bracks said today he would use the meeting to unveil a plan to... (GunPolicy.org)

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