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Harding, Richard W. 1981 ‘Australian Gun Imports, 1974-79.’ Firearms and Violence in Australian Life: an Examination of Gun Ownership and Use in Australia, p. 51. Nedlands, WA: University of Western Australia Press. 1 December

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Table 2.13 - Australian Gun Imports, 1974-79

Year: Rifles - Shotguns - Handguns - Airguns - Total - Total non-air firearms*

1978/79: 71,597 - 32,552 - N/A - 26,091 - 130,240 - 104,149*
1977/78: 62,893 - 39,241 - 6,720 - 39,170 - 148,024 - 108,854*
1976/77: 131,347 - 51,122 - 12,295 - 50,117 - 244,881 - 194,764*
1975/76: 112,347 - 69,240 - 9,772 - 45,590 - 236,949 - 191,359*
1974/75: 97,532 - 59,436 - 9,396 - 54,465 - 220,829 - 166,364*

Total
1974/79: 475,716 - 251,591 - 38,173 - 215,443 - 980,923 - 765,490*

[*Non-air firearm totals calculated by GunPolicy.org.]

[Non-air firearms imported in five financial years from 1975 to 1979: 765,480, or 153,096 p.a.]

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