Samara McPhedron from Griffith University says gun buyback programmes don't work

Ryan Bridge 25/06/2019
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After talking about the governments gun buyback scheme last week on The AM Show, Samara McPhedron from Griffith University in Australia reached out to Ryan Bridge to talk about findings in Australia.

"The reality is though from what we've learned from Australia and a number of other countries is that buyback programmes don't do what we had hoped for public health and safety outcomes," McPhedron says.

She then continues with, "That the people that tend to hand in guns aren't the high risk people who tend to be involved with firearm violence." McPhedron then goes on to confirm that gun buyback programmes don't work.

Listen to the full interview below.