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
WebsiteEmail addressPhoneFax
ACT Firearms RegistryACT02 6133 212202 6133 2188
NSW Police Firearms RegistryNew South Wales1300 362 56202 6670 8558
NT Firearms Policy & Records UnitNorthern Territory08 8922 354308 8922 3540
Qld Weapons Licensing BranchQueensland07 3015 777707 3015 7788
SA Firearms BranchSouth Australia08 7322 334608 7322 4182
Tas Police Firearms ServicesTasmania03 6173 272003 6230 2765
Vic Licensing & Regulation DivisionVictoria1300 651 64503 9247 6485
WA Police Licensing ServicesWestern Australia1300 171 01108 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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