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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Pacific Small Arms Legislation: Domestic and regional issues.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8 (Table 4.4), pp. 67-68. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March
Imports into Australia are subject to a wide range of tests, and need the written permission of the Attorney-General.
A comprehensive range of safety requirements and other conditions apply, according to the type of firearm being imported and its intended use.
Handgun, automatic and semi-automatic firearm imports are strictly regulated.