Queensland government refuses to stop sale of gel blasters

The Queensland Government has opted not to align the state’s regulations with the prevailing national standards, asserting that the current laws are appropriate. Gel blasters, which are toy firearms that discharge gel projectiles, are subject to sales limitations across all states and territories except Queensland. These toy guns have progressively become a favoured choice among […]

Airsoft Weapons Shouldn’t Be Banned, Here’s Why

Alot of what is being dictated about Airsoft here in Australia, is that Airsoft guns are banned firearms. The following, albiet taken from Wikipedia, is the definition of a firearm: A firearm is a portable gun (a barreled ranged weapon) that inflicts damage on targets by launching one or more projectiles driven by rapidly expanding high-pressure gas produced chemically by exothermic combustion (deflagration) […]

Legalities of owning Airsoft Guns in Australia

For those readers who aren’t in the know, airsoft guns are realistic replica firearms that shoot plastic pellets via compressed air or electric/spring-driven pistons. They are chiefly used in the recreational sport of the same name, which shares many similarities to paintball. With That said…. Australia has very strict importation laws when it comes to realistic toy […]