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9 March 2009

Daily Telegraph (Sydney)

Almost 4000 children have been given access to firearms in New South Wales with some as young as 12 licensed to hunt. The extent of the number of young hands grappling with firearms has come to light less than a month after a 17-year-old boy died in a hunting accident in Victoria. While the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia claims accidents are rare, calls have emerged for the NSW Government to radically alter its firearms stance. Last year, 3899 children... (

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