Citation(s) from the literature library

Tasmania. 2016 ‘Number of Firearm Licences in Tasmania.’ Right to Information Application; Ref. RTI 83/16. Hobart: Department of Police and Emergency Management. 17 March

Relevant contents

Request: Number of Licensed Civilian Firearm Owners in Tasmania
Response: Number of Firearm Licences in Tasmania

Description: Count

Dealer Licence: 378
Firearms Licence: 80,271
Heirloom Licence: 11
Minor (12-16 years): 1,588
Minor (16-18 years): 2,461
Museum Licence: 85
Paintball Licence: 25
Security Guard: 2

Total Licences: 84,821

Date of Counting: 16 March 2016

[Editor's note: Although the figure requested was the number of civilian firearm owners in Tasmania, this response provides instead the number of firearm licences in Tasmania. As some owners hold more than one firearm licence, these figures overstate the number of civilians licensed to possess firearms.]

ID: Q11784

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