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9 January 2012

Herald Sun (Melbourne)

Guns outnumber people in 24 Victorian towns a special investigation has revealed and the figures have horrified the anti-gun lobby. The East Gippsland hamlet of Swifts Creek has the highest ratio: 774 registered firearms shared by just 278 residents. French Island in Western Port Bay and Harrow, in the Wimmera, rounded out the top three gun hot spots. National Coalition for Gun Control chairwoman Sam Lee said more guns led to more crime. Annual figures show an... (

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