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Trigger Happy Shooters' Gun Buying Spree

Daily Telegraph (Sydney)

16 January 2012

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NSW is gun mad - and proud of it - with shooters stockpiling almost 100,000 new registered firearms in the past five years…

There are now 763,359 registered firearms across the state, including 27,956 handguns, compared with 190,844 licences…

Soaring ownership has also taken the number of owners to just short of the estimated 200,000 licence holders prior to the 1996 Port Arthur massacre, which triggered the federal government's buy-back scheme and sweeping gun control laws…

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