Prohibited items in hand luggage

Guns, firearms and other devices that discharge projectiles — devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury by discharging a projectile, including:
— firearms of all types, such as pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns,
— toy guns, replicas and imitation firearms,
— component parts of firearms, excluding telescopic sights,
— compressed air and CO 2 guns, such as pistols, pellet guns, rifles and ball bearing guns,
— signal flare pistols and starter pistols,
— bows, cross bows and arrows,
— harpoon guns and spear guns,
— slingshots and catapults;

Stunning devices — devices designed specifically to stun or immobilise, including:
— devices for shocking, such as stun guns, tasers and stun batons,
— animal stunners and animal killers,
— disabling and incapacitating chemicals, gases and sprays, such as mace, pepper sprays, capsicum sprays, tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellent sprays;

Objects with a sharp point or sharp edge — objects with a sharp point or sharp edge capable of being used to cause serious injury, including:
— items designed for chopping, such as axes, hatchets and cleavers,
— ice axes and ice picks,
— razor blades (with the exception of disposable razors),
— box cutters,
— knives with blades of more than 6 cm,
— scissors with blades of more than 6 cm as measured from the fulcrum,
— martial arts equipment with a sharp point or sharp edge,
— swords and sabres;

Workmen’s tools — tools capable of being used either to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of aircraft, including:
— crowbars,
— drills and drill bits, including cordless portable power drills,
— tools with a blade or a shaft of more than 6 cm capable of use as a weapon, such as screwdrivers and chisels,
— saws, including cordless portable power saws,
— blowtorches,
— bolt guns and nail guns;

Blunt instruments — objects capable of being used to cause serious injury when used to hit, including:
— baseball and softball bats,
— clubs and batons, such as billy clubs, blackjacks and night sticks,
— martial arts equipment;

Explosives and incendiary substances and devices — explosives and incendiary substances and devices capable, or appearing capable, of being used to cause serious injury or to pose a threat to the safety of aircraft, including:
— ammunition,
— blasting caps,
— detonators and fuses,
— replica or imitation explosive devices,
— mines, grenades and other explosive military stores,
— fireworks and other pyrotechnics,
— smoke-generating canisters and smoke-generating cartridges,
— dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives.

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