Guys I am looking for some info. It seem your government is rather mum about the firearms statistics. Im trying to get some proper information about it for a discussion with a friend that is almost rabid on firearms control, we get along about a lot of things but this subject is not one of them. He believes that the 1996 confiscation ( excuse me buy back) of firearms down under has all but stopped crimes where firearms are used. So if you guys have any info based in government statistics could ya please post a link, one way or the other. If I am wrong then I will admit I am, however I think the black market trade is doing a booming ( excuse the pun) business.