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Illicit Firearms

Take advantage of the National Firearms Amnesty to register or surrender all of your firearms to avoid penalty.

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Unregistered Firearms are a Threat to Community Safety.

The Australian Government has partnered with Crime Stoppers Australia to launch a permanent national firearms amnesty to keep Australians safe while ensuring those with a legitimate need to access firearms are able to do so.

People who have an unregistered firearm or firearm-related item will be able to surrender it to a police station anonymously and without penalty, for registration, sale or destruction.

Licensed firearms dealers can also receive surrendered firearms in most states and territories. An unwanted firearm may also be handed in.

To support the commencement of the amnesty, Crime Stoppers has launched a National Illicit Firearms Campaign.

In coming months, Crime Stoppers Queensland will deliver 12 grassroots community events across the state to encourage people to do the right thing and hand in unwanted or unregistered firearms.

Find your nearest location to surrender your unregistered firearms or to take steps to register it.

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