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18 April 2002

Canberra Times

Police pushed yesterday for a national strategy to attack the flow of illegal handguns into Australia. The move came as a crime expert warned the country could face rising homicide rates if the problem was not tackled. The head of the NSW Firearms Trafficking Unit, Detective-Superintendent Helen Begg, renewed her call for uniform laws across states and territories after attending the Australasian Police Commissioners Conference in Adelaide. She said NSW had the... (

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