Sporting Shooters Association
of Australia (NSW)
The peak body dedicated to promoting, protecting
and preserving the shooting sports in New South Wales.
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of Australia (NSW)
Supporting 136 branches and affiliate clubs
throughout New South Wales.
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of Australia (NSW)
Hosts of the Sydney SHOT Expo: Australia’s premier
event for the Sports Shooting Industry, showcasing
shooting, hunting and outdoor trades.
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of Australia (NSW)
Dedicated to teaching the skills and ethics of hunting,
shooting, proper care and safe handling of firearms.

SSAA NSW has 58,000 members
across the state

The Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (NSW) represents the safe, fun and all-inclusive range of sports available today. As the leading authority on the safe handling and use of firearms, SSAA NSW also make important contributions to government policy direction, industry research and development, tailored educational programs and training, legal and ethical hunting and conservation.

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    Encourage and improve the role of sports shooting in NSW.



    Teach the skills and ethics of hunting, shooting, proper care and safe handling of firearms.



    Provide an effective and credible voice on behalf of all NSW shooters to the wider public, community leaders and authorities.

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    Upcoming Competitions & Prize Shoots

    Our branches offer a variety of rifle, shotgun and handgun shooting competitions (also known as disciplines). Whether you’re a weekend casual shooter or are aspiring to be a serious state, national or international competitor, we cater for everyone.

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    Conservation & Wildlife Management Programs

    SSAA NSW has a proud history of participating in and conducting conservation and wildlife management activities. These activities elicit the knowledge, skills and attitudes of our members to help protect and preserve our native wildlife and the environment.

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