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Australia

3 January 2009

ABC News (Australia)

The Institute of Criminology says gun theft figures show that owners are still not complying with security rules. More than 1,500 guns, mostly rifles and shotguns, were stolen in the 2006-07 period, only slightly more than the previous year. Head of research Dr Judy Putt says more than 60 per cent of theft victims were prosecuted for breaching firearms regulations. "The main issue that's identified is the safe storage of firearms, because of those that were stolen... (GunPolicy.org)

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