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19 April 2002

New Zealand Herald

The Australian Government is pushing a new crackdown on firearms after a spate of shootings in Sydney, rising alarm over illegal handguns and broader concerns following the September 11 terror attacks. Justice Minister Senator Chris Ellison will put a national firearms trafficking policy to the states at a conference of Australian and New Zealand police ministers in Darwin next month in a bid to clamp down on the spread of illegal weapons. The plan includes measures... (

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