Firearm theft in Australia 2008-09
Australian Institute of Criminology
The National Firearm Theft Monitoring Program (NFTMP) has collected information on all incidents of firearm theft reported to Australian state and territory police for the years 2004-05 to 2008-09. This report represents the fifth and final report in the NFTMP series and describes the nature and characteristics of firearm theft that was reported to police in the period 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009. The findings described here refer to incidents of firearm theft reported in all Australian states and territories excluding Western Australia and Northern Territory; however, information on the number and type of firearms reported stolen does include data from the Northern Territory.