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Gun Amnesties Begin.

The National Committee on Violence was established after the mass killings in Queen Street and Hoddle Street in Victoria in 1987. States at that time held their own amnesty schemes or not as they saw fit.

The gun buy back and amnesty schemes became national in 1996.