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Airsoft officially legal in Australia

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Thats great news. It'll be interesting to see how this develops with weapon limits etc. 

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Well, we can ditch the nerf at any rate. We don't have the gel ball blasters anymore, government took those away for being to gun-like as well. You can see why I said it was impossible lol.

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That'll depend on how weapons licensing chooses to interpret section 8.1a

 

"a machine gun or submachine gun that is fully automatic in its operation and actuated by energy developed when it is being fired or has multiple revolving barrels, and any replica or facsimile of a machine gun or submachinegun that is not a toy"

 

I'de say not.

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I'm never sure what the dinosaurs in the legislative assembly are thinking half the time. Considering the majority of the ammendment is focused on banning shotguns with greater than 5 shells and the new catagory is just an afterthought, i'de say there where probably thinking "if we give them this, maybe they'll stop the sustained email bombardment we've been putting up with for the last few years".

 

If we go by the absolute letter of the law, shotguns and sniper rifles greater than 750mm in length should be ok, it's not much but it's a start.

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Great to hear that there's some movement on it, even if it's just pump-and-bolt at the moment.  Fnar.

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Knowing how much they hate any violence in video games it's not look good at least for the moment. On the plus side they're all old miserable bastards who should be dead in a few years

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3 hours ago, PopRocket123 said:

Knowing how much they hate any violence in video games it's not look good at least for the moment. On the plus side they're all old miserable bastards who should be dead in a few years

 

Well, same goes for the Ozzie army.  It's mostly superannuated geezers now, and they can't recruit enough yoofs to replace them.  Much like the UK's situation too.

 

I'm sure that's got nothing to do with demonising and thought-criming anything and everything to do with guns.

 

Certain of it.

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I was just thinking about how me and my brother would love to start going international with airsofting, and then Australia came to mind and their harsh but understandable weapons laws.

This is pretty awesome news considering. Just means ill be wearing less gear to accomodate the heat ;)

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3 hours ago, RabidNinja64 said:

I was just thinking about how me and my brother would love to start going international with airsofting, and then Australia came to mind and their harsh but understandable weapons laws.

This is pretty awesome news considering. Just means ill be wearing less gear to accomodate the heat ;)

UK vs USA 2019.

They are doing the UK version in 2018 at Dogtag, gatwick. 2019 will be in the states. I'd love to go an do that

 

Great news for Aus, iv'e also been following the UKAPU updates and signed the petition for it.

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I love the thought of playing a skirmish in Aus, "Yeah you can join out air-soft team? In our 12,000 acre site? oh yeah, just watch out for the Adders, Crocs and spiders" (Said in an Aussie accent)

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21 hours ago, Ex-Rnuw said:

I love the thought of playing a skirmish in Aus, "Yeah you can join out air-soft team? In our 12,000 acre site? oh yeah, just watch out for the Adders, Crocs and spiders" (Said in an Aussie accent)

camping allowed?!! :lol:

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