General firearms safety

One of the first steps towards obtaining a firearms licence, and participating in the safe, fun and unique range of shooting sports that SSAA NSW offers, is to complete a Safe Handling course.

This is a mandatory requirement for anyone seeking to obtain a Firearms Licence in NSW.

SSAA NSW has instructors from all corners of the State who can assist you with this Course. You can find a list of these instructors, along with contact details HERE.

Once you have contacted your local SSAA Safe Shooting Instructor you will be given a Safe Shooting guide to prepare you for both the theoretical and practical components of the Course.

Your Safe Shooting Instructor will be able to provide this to you, but if you would like a copy please contact our office on 02 8889 0400.

This manual will give you an introduction to the different types of firearms and their parts and operation. It will also discuss safety rules surrounding the use of firearms and well as relevant NSW legislation.

All of our Safe Shooting Instructors have been endorsed by their local branch and recognised by the NSW Firearms Registry, and they will be happy to give you all the information you need to get started in the shooting sports.

If you have any questions about the Safe Shooting course or would like more information about applying for your firearms licence please give our friendly staff at SSAA NSW Head Office a call on 02 8889 0400.

 

SSAA NSW Basic Training Program in Target Pistol for New Shooters

This Basic Training Program sets a high standard in introducing new pistol shooters to the sport and provides a foundation built on knowledge, safe handling and an understanding of the responsibilities that go with it and has been adopted by SSAA NSW Branch and Affiliate pistol clubs across the state. Click on the image above to download and preview the program.

If you have any questions about the Basic Training Program in Target Pistol for New Shooters or would like more information about applying for your target pistol licence, please contact your nearest SSAA NSW Branch or Affiliate pistol club or give our friendly staff at SSAA NSW Head Office a call on 02 8889 0400.

 

SSAA NSW Range Officers Information Book

Most SSAA members attend their local range from time to time to enjoy their favourite shooting discipline, whether it’s rifle, shotgun or pistol at a formal event or just casual practice. While the love of shooting and the challenge of the sport keep them coming back for more, the average shooter is probably not even aware of the fact that they would not be able to do so if it wasn’t for a small band of volunteers called Range Officers.

Range Officers are a special breed of shooter. They volunteer their time to help fellow shooters and the sport in general, and more often than not you’ll find the same faces running shoots or tending to your local range, year in year out without complaint or fuss. They find great personal reward in doing so.

Click on the image above for further information on the duties and responsibilities of Range Officers.

If you would like to play an active role in the future of our great sport and feel you have what it takes to become a SSAA NSW Range Officer, then contact your Branch or local range today or give our friendly staff at SSAA NSW Head Office a call on 02 8889 0400.

Download SSAA NSW Standard Branch Constitution here