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Thursday, 20 June 1996
Page: 1881

To the Honourable the President and Members of the Senate assembled in Parliament

The petition of certain citizens of Australia draws to the attention of the Senate the need for tighter gun laws.

Your petitioners therefore ask the Senate to support moves by the Prime Minister to tighten gun laws through the following measures;

the banning of fully automatic and semi-automatic weapons;

the introduction of a nation-wide shooters licence system; and

the introduction of a nation-wide gun registration system.