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Australia

22 March 2013

Gladstone Observer (Australia)

More than 3500 firearms have been handed in as Queensland's gun amnesty reached the half-way mark. Almost 700 have been surrendered for destruction with the remaining firearms registered. The three-month amnesty, which ends on April 30, began as the government introduced new firearm laws involving mandatory jail terms, even a year for possessing an illegal firearm in a public place. Police Minister Jack Dempsey is urging Queenslanders to take advantage of the... (GunPolicy.org)

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