Australia's own gun problem is growing

THE Police Association of Victoria is calling for tougher penalties to tackle a growing gun culture in Melbourne.

The association says officers have on average been discovering guns in cars every two days in Melbourne's north-west.

Crime Statistics Agency figures released this week showed almost a threefold jump in firearm offences in the north-west in the past five years.



CQ storms: BoM rainfall modelling shows 200mm north of Rocky

CQ storms: BoM rainfall modelling shows 200mm north of Rocky

TROPICAL airmass brings more unstable weather to the region.

Missing teen's car found ditched in Rocky, 1100km from home

Missing teen's car found ditched in Rocky, 1100km from home

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Rocky passengers rushed off bus as it catches on fire

Rocky passengers rushed off bus as it catches on fire

All persons appear to be accounted for and uninjured

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