Firearms storage and transport

The safe storage and carriage of firearms and ammunition by firearm licence holders is a fundamental requirement of firearms regulation in the State of Victoria and necessary to ensure public safety and peace is preserved.

The laws relating to storage and transport of firearms are administered by Victoria Police and are detailed in the Firearms Act 1996. More specifically, laws relating to firearm storage are found in Schedule 4 of the act and laws relating to safe carriage of firearms while being transported or used are found in section 126. 

Victoria Police storage and safe keeping requirements for firearms