25 YEARS ON | John Howard reflects on Port Arthur massacre
Former prime minister John Howard has reflected on the historic decision to overhaul Australia’s gun laws, 25 years on from the Port Arthur massacre.
35 people were killed when a gunman opened fire in Port Arthur in 1996.
Former prime minister John Howard told Ben Fordham he knew he had to act.
“Instinctively, I knew I had to do something quite major.”
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