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8 January 2003

Australian Associated Press

Two states have criticised the federal government over the arrival of 2,000 soon-to-be illegal hand-guns, but Justice Minister Chris Ellison laid the blame for their arrival on Victoria police. In separate attacks the NSW government said the commonwealth had failed to stem the flow of illegal guns over Australian borders, while the Victorian government claimed gun import controls must be beefed up. The state and federal governments have agreed to ban a range of... (

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