Importing and exporting firearms
The movement of firearms and firearm parts, ammunition and accessories in and out of Australian territory is controlled primarily by the Australian Border Force.
Firearm prohibition orders
Firearm Prohibition Orders (FPO) were introduced into Victoria in May 2018. The FPO scheme operates together with the existing prohibited person scheme to protect the community.
Safe firearm storage
There are specific storage requirements for each category of firearm licence in Victoria. These are set out in Firearms Act 1996 and must be adhered to if you own a firearm.
Sport target shooters, clubs, collectors and hunters
Depending on the type of firearm licence an individual holds, they may be required to participate in a number of shoots to continue holding that type of firearm licence.
Reviewed 29 June 2021