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Gun Policy News, 16 August 1998


16 August 1998

Sunday Age (Melbourne)

The anti-gun lobby has called on the federal and state governments to close a "loophole" they say allows undesirables to get gun licences. Gun club membership has soared since a national and state governments' agreement that prospective gun owners must give a legitimate reason to obtain or retain a gun licence. The Sporting Shooters Association's national membership has leapt from 44,000 to 110,000 in the past 12 months. Its membership in Victoria is 22,000 — 10,000... (

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