Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Dearden, Jack and Warwick Jones. 2008 ‘Homicide in Australia: 2006-07 National Homicide Monitioring Program annual report.’ AIC Reports: Monitoring Reports (01), p. 2. Canberra: National Homicide Monitoring Program / NHMP, Australian Institute of Criminology. 5 December
Firearm homicides showed further decline in 2006-07, continuing a decade-long trend.
2006-07 saw the lowest percentage of firearm incidents since the inception of the NHMP, with only 11 percent of homicide victims being killed by a firearm. This is a four percent decrease from 2005-06.
The vast majority of firearms used in homicide were unregistered and unlicensed.