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How Australia tackled gun crime after mass killings

18 December 2012 Last updated at 02:52 GMT

Australia introduced tough restrictions on weapons following the killing of 35 people in 1996 by gunman Martin Bryant.

The killings created a national outcry and within weeks, the government introduced a nationwide gun buy-back scheme which lead to 750,000 weapons being handed over.

Duncan Kennedy reports.