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25 April 2012

Gympie Times (Queensland)

Firearm seizures at Australian borders have exploded four-fold over the past five years with most failed import attempts coming from the United States. Australian Customs and Border Protection figures provided to APN Newsdesk show firearm, firearm parts, magazine or accessory detections in Australia increased from 225 in the 2006-07 financial year to 977 in the last financial year. The biggest year for detections was in 2009-10 when Australian Customs discovered... (

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