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Australia

5 August 1998

Australian Associated Press

Victorians have been given a second chance to get rid of their illegal and unwanted firearms with the declaration today of a six-month gun amnesty. Unlike the previous buy-back gun hand-in it does not include compensation. The amnesty was announced jointly by the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Bill McGrath, and the Chief Commissioner of Police, Neil Comrie. "There have been big changes to firearms laws in Victoria in the last 18 months in the wake of the... (GunPolicy.org)

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