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Australia

19 April 2002

Sydney Morning Herald

The Federal Government yesterday unveiled a plan to stop the spread of American-style handgun ownership following a spate of shootings in Sydney over the past week. The laws, proposed by the Federal Government's National Firearms Trafficking Policy Agreement, promise to crack down on the illegal possession, manufacture and supply of guns, if adopted by state and territory governments. Under the existing licensing systems, only police officers, defence personnel and... (GunPolicy.org)

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