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Illegal imports charge in Mildura

Illegal imports charge in Mildura

A Mildura man has been charged with illegally importing handgun parts in the mail. Thirty-four-year-old Hanh Truong was charged after Australian Border Force (ABF) officers intercepted seven packages addressed to him between November 6 and November…

Election focus on illegal firearms market

Election focus on illegal firearms market

The Coalition is finally shifting its focus to the illegal firearms market on the eve of tomorrow’s Federal Election. At the official launch of the Coalition election campaign on Sunday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said a…

ABC’s poor firearm thefts report

ABC’s poor firearm thefts report

The Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (Victoria) is disappointed in the ABC 774 Melbourne Drive Show presenter Warwick Long and his production team. Following the publication of a media release yesterday citing a reduction in…

Firearm Theft Reducing

Firearm Theft Reducing

Contrary to recent media reports, firearms theft in Victoria has reduced over the past few years, as data obtained by the SSAA Victoria shows. Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) figures, provided by Victoria Police, shows the…

Policeman calls for tougher storage laws

Policeman calls for tougher storage laws

A Victorian Police officer is calling for law changes forcing all firearms owners to make other arrangements for their firearms if they leave the house for “more than a couple of days”. Superintendent Craig Gillard…