PM may talk to premiers on tougher gun laws
The Age, Australia
Police presence: Members of the homicide squad at the corner of Williams Street and Flinders Lane, scene of the triple shooting. PRIME Minister John Howard ...
Gun crackdown up to states, says Howard
ABC Online, Australia
Three people were shot by a gunman in the Melbourne CBD this morning. (ABC News: Liz Hobday) Prime Minister John Howard has left up to the states, ...
PM 'open to talks' about handgun laws
The Age, Australia
Prime Minister John Howard says Australia has very strict handgun laws but he is ready to talk to state premiers about whether they should be tightened. ...
Calls for tighter gun controls
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia
Greens leader Bob Brown said amendments to ban semi-automatic handguns except for police and other legitimate uses had previously been voted down in the ...
Estimated 20000 guns sold on blackmarket
Brisbane Times, Australia
DESPITE the crackdown on handguns prompted by earlier massacres, an estimated 20000 are held illegally in Australia. Also, more than half the perpetrators ...
Shooting sparks calls for ban on semi-automatic hanguns
The West Australian, Australia
Anti-gun campaigners today urged political leaders to toughen up gun control laws after three people were shot, one fatally, on a busy Melbourne city street ...
Changes urged in recoil
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia
A decade after outlawing semi-automatic rifles in the wake of the Port Arthur massacre, Prime Minister John Howard said he was willing to review handgun ...
PM open on tougher gun laws
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia
PRIME Minister John Howard has left the door open to tougher gun laws following today's deadly triple shooting in Melbourne. Tough national gun laws were ...
Gun laws defended
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia
THE shooting tragedy in Melbourne reinforces the need for states to redouble their efforts in addressing the firearms black market, Justice Minister David ...
WA reviewing gun laws, police minister says
The West Australian, Australia - 20 hours ago
Western Australia has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation but police are reviewing these controls, the state's police minister says. ...
Gun crackdown up to states, says Howard
ABC Regional Online, Australia
Prime Minister John Howard has left up to the states, the decision about whether or not gun laws should be tightened after this morning's fatal rush-hour ...