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13 January 2010

Sydney Morning Herald

Lax security at home, a spate of gun thefts from armoured van guards and people keeping weapons in unlocked cars and under their pillows has contributed to an 11 per cent jump in the national gun theft rate. In the latest Firearm Theft in Australia report from the Australian Institute of Criminology, researchers found that 1,712 firearms - including rifles, shotguns, pistols and even black-powder revolvers - were stolen between June 2007 and July 2008. Almost a... (

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