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Prime Anthony Albanese says national cabinet has agreed to the need for a national gun database coordinating weapons registers across the states and territories, declaring 'we need to do better'.
The nation's leaders and chief ministers met in Canberra on Friday, where they agreed to a 'nationally coordinated approach to the management of firearms.
It's in the wake of the fatal Queensland shootout which claimed the lives of police constables Matthew Arnold and Rachel McCrow and good Samaritan Alan Dare.
'It's quite clear that we need to do better in cooperation between jurisdictions when it comes to firearms,' Mr Albanese told reporters.
'That was part of the issue that's been identified in Queensland.'
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk led the discussion for the need for a national gun register when national cabinet met on Friday
The national cabinet received a high level briefing by ASIO director-general Mike Burgess about the rise of right-wing extremism in Australia and of