The possession of a knife is illegal and punishable by a $10,000 fine.
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Don’t worry – firearms, slingshots, throwing stars, and just about anything you could conceive of are illegal in Australia. Kind of ruins the old image of Crocodile Dundee or “tough” Australians, doesn’t it?
Rumor has it the labour party is considering dull spoons for banning in 2012.