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Firearm imports, Australia: Non-air modern firearms for civilian possession, 1988 to 2015 (ABS)

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In the 27 years from 1988 to 2015, Australians imported more than a million guns. Many of these replaced firearm types prohibited and destroyed during federal firearm buybacks, or surrendered in dozens of state gun amnesties.

This table lists national firearm import totals provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics for the years 1988/89 to 2014/15.

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