Weapons are classified into a number of categories. The licence type you have and your genuine reason determine the categories of weapons you are able to acquire.
This overview is provided as a quick refresher and is to be used with the more detailed information on the
category of weapons page.
Rimfire rifles; single or double barrel shotguns; paintball guns; air rifles; and powerheads. More Details.
Centre-fire rifles (other than semi-automatic); shotgun/rifle combinations. More Details.
Semi-automatic or pump action shotguns (<6 rounds); and semi-automatic rimfire rifles (<11 rounds). More details.
Semi-automatic centre-fire rifles; semi-automatic shotguns (>5 rounds); and semi-automatic rimfire rifles (>10 rounds). More details.
Bullet-proof vests. More details.
Handguns. More details.
Crossbows, certain knives and other hand held items capable of causing bodily harm. More details.
Machine guns, fully automatic large calibre military weapons. More details.
Non-mechanised devices like handcuffs or nunchaku. More details.