Weapons Laws and Regulations

WILL OUTDOORS WAREHOUSE SHIP TO YOU?

  State  
 SLINGSHOTS 

 POCKET SHOTS   SLINGSHOT BANDS   ZOMBIE KNIVES   THROWING KNIVES   DAGGERS    SWORDS   CAP GUNS 
QLD YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
NSW NO YES* YES NO YES YES YES NO
VIC NO NO YES YES NO NO NO NO
ACT YES YES YES YES NO NO YES NO
TAS YES YES YES YES YES YES YES NO
SA YES** YES** YES YES NO NO YES NO
WA NO NO YES YES YES YES YES YES
NT NO NO NO YES YES YES YES NO
*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


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


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

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