Each Australian state and territory has different laws and regulations concerning the storage and transportation of firearms and ammunition. To familiarise yourself with the requirements for your area, including the various Firearms Acts and Explosives Acts and information about fees, licences, registrations or prohibited items, contact your local firearms registry.
Firearms licensing & registration departments
|ACT Firearms Registry||ACT||02 6133 2122||02 6133 2188|
|NSW Police Firearms Registry||New South Wales||1300 362 562||02 6670 8558|
|NT Firearms Policy & Records Unit||Northern Territory||08 8922 3543||08 8922 3540|
|Qld Weapons Licensing Branch||Queensland||07 3015 7777||07 3015 7788|
|SA Firearms Branch||South Australia||08 7322 3346||08 7322 4182|
|Tas Police Firearms Services||Tasmania||03 6173 2720||03 6230 2765|
|Vic Licensing & Regulation Division||Victoria||1300 651 645||03 9247 6485|
|WA Police Licensing Services||Western Australia||1300 171 011||08 9454 1522|
All stolen firearms must be reported to your local police station or firearms registry. The South Australia Police website includes a section where you can search for a firearm by its serial number.