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Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Page: 8617

Australia Post

(Question No. 943)


Mr Morrison asked the Minister for Home Affairs, in writing, on 22 March 2012:

(1) Were (a) standard, or (b) express, mail items used to allegedly import up to 220 Glock Pistols into the Sylvania Waters Post Office, and were any private air couriers believed to have been used by the alleged syndicate to smuggle these weapons and/or their components.

(2) What type of mail items were allegedly used to import 140 Glock magazines into the Sylvania Waters Post Office, in particular, were they (a) standard, or (b) express, mail items, and were any private couriers for such shipments used by the alleged smuggling syndicate.


Mr Clare: The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1) (a) No.

(b) No.

The consignments arrived via air cargo, not through the International Mail Gateway facilities. They were sent via air couriers, either express or premium express, and via air freight as general cargo.

(2) (a) No.

(b) No.

The consignments arrived via air cargo, not through the International Mail Gateway facilities. They were sent via air couriers, either express or premium express, and via air freight as general cargo.