Quote Originally Posted by Top_Cat View Post
Netherlands has a significant illegal gun trade and a lot of those illegal firearms end up in Aussie ports unless the picture has changed significantly in the last decade. Whether this is related, who knows.
This is definitely true. You don't see those weapons in the street though.

(Because everybody knows this, this means various police are armed as a matter of course, which has some knock-on effects on trauma/complex PTSD victims. It's probably a line of inquiry for local police.)