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Mick Roelandts, firearms reform project manager for the New South Wales Police, looks at a pile of about 4,500 prohibited firearms in Sydney that have been handed in over the past month under the Australian governments buy-back scheme July 28. A total of 470,000 guns have been collected nationally, with owners receiving A$243 million (US$180 million) in compensation. The scheme was set up due to tighter gun laws brought in after the April 1996 Port Arthur massacre in which 35 people died when a lone gunman went on a shooting rampage. - RTXHDPH

Australian Student: Australia’s strict gun laws have been a success, But America is different

Meg Kennedy March 13, 2018

I come from The Land Down Under. Because of this, I’ve never known a country without Australia’s strict firearm laws and restrictions. In recent years, Australia has become a pioneer for gun control. Often...

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