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Australia (2008)

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US Theatrical Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
AUS.jpg Australia
UKD.jpg UK
Directed by Baz Luhrmann
Release Date 2008
Language English
Studio Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Ingenious Film Partners
Distributor Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Main Cast
Character Actor
Lady Sarah Ashley Nicole Kidman
Drover Hugh Jackman
Neil Fletcher David Wenham
Lesley 'King' Carney Bryan Brown
Magarri David Ngoombujarra
Captain Emmett Dutto Ben Mendelsohn

The following firearms were used in the film Australia:


Single Action Army

Lesley "King" Carney (Bryan Brown) carries a Single Action Army revolver throughout the film.

Single Action Army
Single Action Army in Carney's holster.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

An Australian policeman draws his Smith & Wesson Model 10 and shoots a feral dog.

Smith & Wesson M&P
An Australian policeman kills a feral dog.

Nambu Type 14 Pistol

A Nambu Type 14 Pistol is used by a Japanese officer.

Nambu Type 14 8x22mm Nambu
A Japanese officer prepares the Nambu.


Winchester Model 1895

Drover (Hugh Jackman) carries a Winchester 1895 lever action rifle in the carbine configuration. Since Australia is a member of the British Empire/Commonwealth and allied with Great Britain, it's probably a safe bet that the carbine is in .303 British, which was probably the most popular sporting caliber in many of the British Commonwealth nations for many decades.

Winchester Model 1895 carbine .30 Cal - Commercial Version commonly used by the last remaining Cowboys. The Model 1895 carbine was carried by the old Arizona Rangers in 30/40 government. This is a new manufactured version of this classic rifle.

After speaking with the film's armourer (John Bowring), I can confirm that both Winchester Model 1895 carbines were chambered in .303 British. [Peter Collins]

A Winchester Model 1895 is used by Magarri's cousin.
Magarri (David Ngoombujarra) with the Winchester Model 1895.

Lee-Enfield No. 1 Mk III*

Several Australian soldiers and various other characters use Lee-Enfield No. 1 Mk III* rifles.

Lee-Enfield No. 1 Mk III* - .303 British
Neil Fletcher (David Wenham) aims his Lee-Enfield No. 1 Mk III* rifle

Alexander Henry 450 3" Double rifle

Neil Fletcher (David Wenham) uses the butt of his double rifle to knock Lesley "King" Carney into the crocodile infested swamp waters.

Fletcher readies his Side by Side.
Fletcher knocks Carney into the swamp waters with his Side by Side.

Arisaka Type 38

Japanese soldiers are armed with Arisaka Type 38s on Mission Island.

Arisaka Type 38 rifle - 6.5x50mm
Japanese troops with Arisaka Type 38s.

Machine Guns

Lewis gun

An Australian soldier is briefly seen carrying a Lewis gun.

Lewis gun .303
Australian soldier on the left with a Lewis gun

3.7"-Aircraft Gun

A disheveled Anti-Aircraft Gun can be seen after the bombing of Darwin.


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