Gun Amnesty Hits Target
Police Minister Michelle Roberts said the recent firearms amnesty has exceeded expectations with more than 1,200 guns surrendered in Western Australia during the three-month amnesty.
The National Firearms Amnesty concluded at midnight on Saturday, September 30.
The assortment of firearms handed in includes:
- 186 shotguns;
- 860 rifles;
- 196 handguns; and
- 65,618 rounds of ammunition.
Some of the historic firearms listed below will now be considered for donation to historical societies or museums.
- 85 World War 1 era rifles and handguns;
- A World War 2 submachine gun;
- An 1885 BSA, Martini-Henry rifle;
- An 1878 Enfield rifle;
- WW2 Luger pistols; and a
- Pre-1900 Belgium pistol.