The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the $161.3 million commitment to establish a National Firearms Database over the next four years.
AFPA President Alex Caruana said the announcement would be welcomed by the over 65,000 police officers nationwide working tirelessly to keep Australia and its many communities safe.

“The AFPA has been campaigning for a national firearms database since 2018.

“The National Firearms Database will be a central hub of data, allowing real-time information sharing across the country. It means that a police officer stationed in Broome, Western Australia, can retrieve almost immediate data relating to firearms registered in Tasmania.

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