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Mouzos, Jenny. 1998 ‘Australia as a Trans-Shipment Point.’ CSCAP Working Group on Transnational Crime Small Arms Project: An Australian Perspective. Canberra: Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific and Australian Institute of Criminology. 1 October

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On May 30th, 1988, Customs Officers in Sydney found irregularities in shipping documents relating to the transhipment of a 12-tonne container, docked at Darling Harbour, of "used machinery" from North Yemen to Fiji. The container when opened was found to contain a shipment of arms.

Customs have also detected .357 magnum and .38 automatic [sic.] pistols found hidden in the door panel of a Pontiac Transam and guns found in the wing-mounted petrol tanks of light planes and in small yachts.

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