Purchasing Knives and Restricted Items

Author: Sales Team  

In General - You must be over 18 years to purchase any edged collectable from us. Please be aware of your compliance with local and state laws to legally purchase swords, knives, axes etc. We will not be responsible for any consequences of non-compliance.

Oz Gun Mart will not be held liable for misuse, careless use, unauthorized use and modifications made to the weapon that will also void the warranty. Please always use your weapon safely and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. We have also highlighted some items we have determined to have restrictions below but always research your states/territories weapons legislations before making any purchase. If your state/territory is not shown, please contact us for more info. The regulations are periodically updated and can be out of date for a short period of time. Please double check with your state/territory licensing service for current legislations as these are complex and subject to change. Any summary or information below will never serve as legal advice in any way.

State

QLD

NSW

VIC

ACT

TAS

SA

WA

NT

NZ

SLINGSHOTS

YES

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES**

NO

NO

YES

POCKET SHOTS

YES

YES*

NO

YES

YES

YES**

NO

NO

YES

SLINGSHOT BANDS

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

 ZOMBIE KNIVES

YES

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 THROWING KNIVES 

YES

YES

NO

NO

YES

NO

YES

YES

NO

 DAGGERS

YES

YES

NO

NO

YES

NO

YES

YES

NO

SWORDS

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 
*The Pocket Shot Hammer Handle is prohibited in NSW
**You must have a "Lawful excuse" to possess a Slingshot or Pocket Shot in South Australia

NSW: Slingshots are illegal in NSW and can't be sold (with exception for Pocket Shot Slingshot as it is not 'y' frame).
NSW Weapons Act
Schedule 1 - Prohibited Weapons

Slingshot (being a device consisting of an elasticised band secured to the forks of a “Y” shaped frame)"

 NSW Zombie Knife Legislation

Beginning 28 February 2019

https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/620718/WhatsNewZombieKnifeLegislativeAmendment.pdf

 

QLD: 
QLD Weapons Act
Weapons Categories Regulation

Single hand opening knives designed as a weapon



ACT: Slingshots are currently available for sale, however, you must be over 18yrs of age to purchase.
ACT Weapons Act
ACT Prohibited Weapons Act - Schedule 1


VICTORIA: Commercially made complete slingshots are considered a prohibited weapon.
VIC Weapons Act
Control of Weapons Regulations 2011


TAS: Slingshots are legal in Tasmanian as long as they are used on private property (Confirmed by contact at http://www.customs.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/ImportingWeapons-PoliceCertificationTest.pdf)
TAS Weapons Act
TAS Imitation Firearms

SA: Slingshots are considered a Dangerous Article, and exemption must be presented.
SA Weapons Act
SA Weapons Regulations
SA Police - Prohibited Weapons List

 

WA: Slingshots are illegal in WA and can't be sold.
WA Weapons Act
WA Weapons Regulations


NT: Slingshots are illegal in NT and can't be sold.
Weapons Control Regulation
NT Legislation Database

 

NEW ZEALAND: Throwing knives & daggers are illegal

NZ Prohibited Offensive Weapons (other than firearms)

NZ Customs Prohibitions & Restrictions

 

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