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24 April 2002

Australian (Sydney)

Laws allowing owners of illegal guns to hand their firearms over to police without penalty will be introduced soon in Queensland. Police Minister Tony McGrady is preparing to brief Cabinet on the proposal, designed to target the hundreds of thousands of illegal semi-automatic guns believed to remain hidden in the community. It comes five years after an amnesty introduced in the wake of the Port Arthur massacre prompted Queenslanders to turn over 130,000 guns to... (

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