Tag: Gun

Turnbull and Abbott in crossfire over gun laws

The debate over gun laws fired up again today. State and Territory Police Ministers have agreed to a firearms amnesty next year. This will allow owners of the banned Adler shotgun to hand them in without penalty. Roisin O’Sullivan reports

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Turnbull Government split over gun laws

There’s been more debate over suggested changes to Australia’s tough gun laws and in particular a rapid fire shotgun some farmers want. Former Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, says new weapons shouldn’t be allowed at a time of heightened terrorism. Ashleigh

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Cross-bench senator “deceived” on gun import deal

A key cross-bench senator has threatened to hold the Turnbull government hostage, over a deal on gun imports he says they reneged on. It came as the Parliament debated an industrial relations reform bill. The bill aims to crack down on union

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