Not necessarily. What is being proposed there are tougher sentences for people who commit crimes with guns. People who illegally import firearms. Smugglers, in other words. Not law abiding people who legally own or legally import firearms.
Personally, if we don't want controls on law abiding citizens, I think it's sensible to crack down on the actual criminals.
I’ve asked this on a couple other threads, maybe you being Australian can answer — I read that Abbot says it the carbon tax will take 3 years to eliminate. Why so long?