Firearms Registries

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
Website Email address Phone Fax
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

Firearms identification

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.

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