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Weapons Laws and Regulations

WILL OUTDOORS WAREHOUSE SHIP TO YOU?

State QLD
NSW VIC ACT TAS SA WA NT NZ
SLINGSHOTS YES NO NO YES YES YES** NO NO YES

POCKET

SHOTS

YES YES* NO YES YES YES** NO NO YES

SLINGSHOT

BANDS

YES YES YES YES YES YES YES NO YES

 ZOMBIE

KNIVES

YES NO YES YES YES YES YES YES YES

 THROWING

KNIVES 

YES YES NO NO YES NO YES YES NO
 DAGGERS YES YES NO NO YES NO YES YES NO
SWORDS YES YES NO YES YES YES YES YES YES
 CAPGUNS YES NO NO NO NO NO YES NO YES
GELBLASTERS YES  NO  NO   GREY GREY  YES  GREY  GREY  TBC
*The Pocket Shot Hammer Handle is prohibited in NSW
**You must have a "Lawful excuse" to possess a Slingshot or Pocket Shot in South Australia
***Gel Blasters are no specifically prohibited, however Imitation or Replica Firearms are, which may apply to some Gel Blasters. Your discretion is advised.

 


Local Laws and Regulations

Current state legislations and weapons acts for each Australian state so you can determine whether your knife or slingshot for example is legal in your state. We have also highlighted some items we have determined to have restrictions. Whilst we regularly check on current laws and regulations, these are complex and subject to change. Any summary or information below will never serve as legal advice in any way.


QLD
QLD Weapons Act
Weapons Categories Regulation
Single hand opening knives designed as a weapon

 

NSW: Slingshots are illegal in NSW and can't be sold (with exception for Pocket Shot Slingshot as it is not 'y' frame).
NSW Weapons Act
Schedule 1 - Prohibited Weapons
Slingshot (being a device consisting of an elasticised band secured to the forks of a “Y” shaped frame)"

 

NSW Zombie Knife Legislation

Beginning 28 February 2019

https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/620718/WhatsNewZombieKnifeLegislativeAmendment.pdf

 



ACT: Slingshots are currently available for sale, however you must be over 18yrs of age to purchase.
ACT Weapons Act

ACT Prohibited Weapons Act - Schedule 1


VICTORIA:
Commercially made complete slingshots are considered a prohibited weapon.

VIC Weapons Act

Control of Weapons Regulations 2011


TAS: Slingshots are legal in Tasmanian as long as they are used on private property (Confirmed by contact at http://www.customs.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/ImportingWeapons-PoliceCertificationTest.pdf)
TAS Weapons Act
TAS Imitation Firearms

SA: Slingshots are considered a Dangerous Article, and exemption must be presented.
SA Weapons Act

SA Weapons Regulations
SA Police - Prohibited Weapons List

 

WA: Slingshots are illegal in WA and can't be sold.
WA Weapons Act

WA Weapons Regulations


NT: Slingshots are illegal in NT and can't be sold.

Weapons Control Regulation

NT Legislation Database

NEW ZEALAND: Throwing knives & daggers are illegal

NZ Prohibited Offensive Weapons (other than firearms)

NZ Customs Prohibitions & Restrictions

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