Gun politics in Australia
Gun politics have only become a notable issue in Australia since the 1980s. Low levels of violent crime through much of the 20th century kept levels of public concern about firearms low. In the last t...
Monash University shooting
The Monash University shooting refers to a shooting in which a student shot his classmates and teacher, killing two and injuring five. It took place at Monash University in Melbourne, Victoria, Austra...
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Port Arthur massacre (Australia)
The Port Arthur massacre, of 28–29 April 1996, was a killing spree in which 35 people were killed and 23 wounded, mainly at the historic Port Arthur prison colony, a popular tourist site in south-east...
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Battle of Broken Hill
The Battle of Broken Hill was a fatal incident which took place in Australia near Broken Hill, New South Wales, on 1 January 1915. Two men shot dead four people and wounded seven more, before being ki...
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Milperra massacre
The Milperra Massacre, Milperra bikie shoot-out or Father's Day Massacre was a firearm battle between rival motorcycle gang members on 2 September (Father's Day in Australia) 1984, in Milperra, a sout...
Gun Control Australia
Gun Control Australia (GCA) is a gun-control lobbying group in Australia. The group was formed in 1981 to press for stricter gun laws. In 2012 the spokespersons of the National Coalition for Gun Contr...
Central Coast Massacre
The Central Coast massacre was a shooting spree killing that occurred on the evening of 27 October 1992 on the Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia. 45-year-old auto mechanic Malcolm Baker killed...
Strathfield massacre
The Strathfield massacre was a shooting rampage in Strathfield, Sydney, Australia, on 17 August 1991. The shooter was Wade Frankum, who killed himself as police arrived at the scene. The incident lef...
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Sporting Shooters Association of Australia
The Sporting Shooters' Association of Australia (SSAA) was established in 1948 to promote the shooting sports and protect firearm owners' interests. The SSAA currently has more than 160,000 members, m...
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Queen Street massacre
The Queen Street massacre was a spree-killing-suicide that occurred on 8 December 1987 at the Australia Post offices at 191 Queen Street in Melbourne, Victoria. The attack resulted in nine fatalities,...
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Hoddle Street massacre
The Hoddle Street massacre was a mass shooting that occurred on the evening of Sunday, 9 August 1987, in Hoddle Street, Clifton Hill, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, in Australia.The shootings result...
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2011 Hectorville siege
The 2011 Hectorville siege was a siege that took place between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Friday, 29 April 2011, at the small suburb of Hectorville, east of Adelaide in the state of Sout...
Shooters and Fishers Party
The Shooters and Fishers Party, formerly the Shooters Party or the Australian Shooters Party, is an Australian political party that was registered with the Australian Electoral Commission on 27 August...