Gun safes are a secure means of protecting your firearms from theft and misuse. In Queensland, gun safes are mandatory for those who own a gun license and firearms. There are certain requirements that need to be met to ensure safe and secure storage of different license types and weapon categories, making it crucial to get the right gun safe before the purchase of a firearm.
Different Firearm Categories
There are different types of guns that require certain gun safes to follow legal guidelines, including:
Storing your guns
There are a variety of safe options and choosing the right one for you is crucial. There are four main types of safes for firearms:
Locked container constructed of solid steel or timber, securely fixed and weighing less than 150kg. This safe can hold 30 or fewer firearms from Category A, B or C. Locked container constructed of solid steel and bolted to the frame or floor. This safe can hold 30 or fewer firearms from Category D or H. Locked container with the same requirements as storage type 1, locked gun rack, locked storeroom or a locked vault for the storage of more than 30 firearms. Locked container with the same requirements as storage type 2, locked gun rack, locked storeroom or a locked vault for the storage of more than 30 firearms.
How Amalgamated Locksmiths can help
The laws surrounding guns and storage can be confusing. To ensure you comply to the laws surrounding firearm ownership, talking to a professional is crucial. At Amalgamated Locksmiths, we can help you find the perfect gun safe for your collection, as well as advise you on how to install a gun safe and try to answer any other questions you have. For more information, call (07) 3252 7872 or come and visit us at our office in Newstead.
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