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.
You may not register a firearm on the weekends, but the police may prosecute you at that time.
9.24.020 Carrying a concealed weapon. It is unlawful for any person other than a law enforcement officer to carry concealed about his person, in any manner, a revolver, pistol or other firearm or knife (other than an ordinary pocketknife), or a dirk or dagger, slingshot, metal knuckles or an instrument by the use of which…