Safe Shooting Course

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 Shooting course.

A Safe Shooting course 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, below.

These courses are often delivered by volunteers and they will try to accommodate you as best they can.

Endorsed

Endorsed

Our instructors have been endorsed by their local branch.

Recognised

Recognised

Our instructors have been recognised by the NSW Firearms Registry.

Supportive

Supportive

Our instructors will provide all the information you need to get started.

Make sure you read your free, safe shooting course guide.

Safe Shooting Course Video

The SSAA NSW Safe Shooting course video has been specifically designed as an overview for new shooters applying for their NSW Firearms licence (longarms).

Safe Shooting Instructors

Adelong – SSAA NSW Tumut Branch
Dallas Cribb
0408 462 202

Albury – SSAA Wodonga Branch
Simon Ward
0410 632 306
Ward.simon@gmail.com

Armidale – SSAA NSW Guyra Branch
Michael Blenman
02 6772 2222
info@worldofhire.com.au

Armidale – SSAA NSW Armidale Branch Pistol Club
Graham Burke
0427 607 750

Armidale – SSAA NSW Armidale Branch
Richard Drozdowski
02 6772 4627 (bh) or 02 6771 2551 (ah)
0431 394 058
richarddroz@optusnet.com.au

Batemans Bay – SSAA NSW Batemans Bay Branch
Charles Bianco
0418 186 989

Batemans Bay – SSAA NSW Batemans Bay Branch

Warren Hanlon
02 4271 7373

Batemans Bay – SSAA NSW Batemans Bay Branch
Bryson Payne
02 4471 3135
0402 200 832
bandlpayne1@gmail.com

Bathurst – SSAA NSW Bathurst Branch
Matt Barwick
0418 468 721
matt.68@bigpond.com

Bellingen – SSAA NSW Bellingen Branch
Anthony Heidemann
02 6655 4151
0427 355 913
anthonyheidemann@gmail.com

Bellingen – SSAA NSW Bellingen Branch
Brian Forbes
0412 047 937
ssaabellingen@gmail.com

Bellingen – SSAA NSW Bellingen Branch
Col Fitzgerald
02 6655 1070
0477 511 599

Bellingen – SSAA NSW Bellingen Branch
Jeffery Lovett
0407 939 256

Blue Mountains – Australian International High Power Assn
David Waters
0419 103 076
david@aihpa.com

Bowral and Southern Highlands – SSAA NSW Southern Highlands Branch
Robert Tobler
02 4885 1881
Roberttobler222@gmail.com

Broken Hill – Broken Hill Pistol Club
Paul Smith
08 8088 2749

Campbelltown – Southern Highlands Branch

Mark Godwin

0402 016 868

mag68a@bigpond.net.au

Canberra – SSAA ACT
Wayne Brown
0421 615 514

Cessnock/Newcastle – Newtec Pistol Club (The Newtexicans)
Lindsay Gosbee
0403 629 217
Lindsaygosbee2@gmail.com

Cessnock/Stockton – SSAA NSW Stockton Branch
John Batterham
02 4991 4565
0428 294 757

Coffs Harbour – SSAA NSW Coffs Harbour Branch
Andrew Beardsley
0401 189 675

Coffs Harbour – SSAA NSW Coffs Harbour Branch
Danny Rosewood
0417 661 171
daniel.rosewood@bigpond.com

Coffs Harbour – Coffs Harbour Pistol Club
Harold Miller
02 6653 1250

Coffs Harbour – SSAA NSW Coffs Harbour Branch
Raymond Munro
02 6653 2474
0408 649 126
r.munro@internode.on.net

Condobolin – SSAA NSW Condobolin Branch
Carol Anderson
02 6895 4540
condoss.howarth550@gmail.com

Condobolin – Condobolin Rifle Club Inc
Anthony Blake
0428 951 953

Condobolin – SSAA NSW Condobolin Branch
Barry Howarth
02 6895 4540
condoss.howarth550@gmail.com

Coonabarabran – SSAA NSW Coonabarabran Branch
Bruce Breckenridge
02 6842 2841
bruce3@activ8.net.au

Cootamundra/Wagga Wagga – Cootamundra Pistol club Inc.
Charles Corby 02 6971 1553
0407 385 854
charles.corby@bigpond.com


Cowra – Cowra Pistol Club
David Robinson
0427 471 373

Dubbo – SSAA NSW Dubbo Branch
Peter Taylor
0419 013 364
taylordubbo@hotmail.com

Dubbo – SSAA NSW Dubbo Branch
Warren Charlton
02 6888 5240
0467 066 655
charlo@activ8.net.au

Dural/Hills Area – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
John Nye
02 9651 1028
0428 888 879
farmerjohn48@hotmail.com

Eastern Suburbs – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Frank Johansen
02 9642 8030

Eastern Suburbs – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Steve Mead
0415 826 710
starlite@optusnet.com.au

Eastern Suburbs – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Henry Schaeffer
02 9313 5439
0410 579 940
henryschaeffer@bigpond.com

Emmaville – SSAA NSW Glen Innes Branch
Evan Brown
0428 100 336
evan.n.dell@hotmail.com

Eurobodalla (Moruya – Narooma) – SSAA NSW Batemans Bay Branch
Onno De Smeth
0422 886 017
ojays0292@gmail.com

Forbes – SSAA NSW Forbes Branch
Wayne Facey
0414 524 059

Forbes – SSAA NSW Forbes Branch
Anthony Bratton
02 6852 3349

Glen Innes – SSAA NSW Glen Innes Branch
Evan Brown
0428 100 336

Glen Innes – SSAA NSW Glen Innes Branch
Gary Miller
02 6732 6735
0418 243 242
Garval6@bigpond.com

Goulburn – SSAA NSW Goulburn Branch
Bill Irvine
02 4821 8573

Grenfell – SSAA NSW Forbes Branch
Norman Brook
02 6853 6205
0458 664 541

Griffith – SSAA NSW Griffith Branch
Warren Brown
0428 623 161

Griffith – SSAA NSW Griffith Branch

Mario Marin
0418 487 214

Griffith – SSAA NSW Griffith Branch
Mario Schneider
0412 723 616

Gunnedah – SSAA NSW Gunnedah Branch
Shane Hobbs
0427 100 582
ssaagunnedah@optusnet.com.au

Guyra – Guyra Pistol & Smallbore Club
Tony Streeter
02 6779 2448

Hay – SSAA NSW Hay Branch
Tony Aldred
02 6993 1957
0428 931 956

Hay – SSAA NSW Hay Branch
Chris Schade
02 6993 2072
0409 616 455

Holroyd – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
David Docherty
0409 906 110
dickieknee400@hotmail.com

Holroyd and Hornsby – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Pamela Reeves
0417 834 386
executive.officer@ssaasydney.net

Hurstville – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Robert Damcevski
0404 486 955

Hurstville – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Paul Clarence
02 8030 2685

Hurstville/St George/ Sydney Southern Suburbs – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Peter Thomson
02 9546 2556
svp@ssaasydney.net

Illawarra – SSAA NSW Illawarra Branch
Peter Bryce
0417 273 774
Peter.bryce@comb-design.com

Illawarra – SSAA NSW Illawarra Branch
Chris Sainsbury
0448 120 982
c-sainsbury@hotmail.com

Inverell/New England – Rangers Hunting & Shooting Club INC
Charles Bliss
0457 231 222
02 6723 1228
ccbliss4@bigpond.com

Inverell/New England – Rangers Hunting & Shooting Club INC
Geoffrey Mackay
0405 163 918

Kempsey – 3 Valleys Hunting and Target
Stuart Hasling
02 6562 4123

Kempsey/Stuarts Point – SSAA NSW Kempsey Branch
Roger Earle
0434 359 231
meritor52@yahoo.com.au

Kempsey/Jerseyville/Mid-North Coast – SSAA NSW Kempsey Branch
Wayne Turner
02 6566 7237
0402 669 827
wturner@tsn.cc

Lismore – SSAA NSW Northern Rivers Branch
Tony Blowes
02 6633 1418

Lismore – SSAA NSW Northern Rivers Branch
Don Chesworth
02 6628 3979
0418 881 078

Lismore – SSAA NSW Northern Rivers Branch
Prohunt Outfitters
Bradley Baker: 0416 140 267
Prohunt.sales@gmail.com

Lismore – SSAA NSW Northern Rivers Branch
Prohunt Outfitters
Mitchell Baker: 0466 439 883
Prohunt.sales@gmail.com

Macksville – SSAA NSW Macksville Branch
Darren Barber
0428 937 738
darrenb@tsn.cc

Macksville – SSAA NSW Macksville Branch
Denis Rowe
02 6568 2734

Merriwa – SSAA NSW Merriwa Branch
Philip Martyn
02 6547 6031

Mildura/Dareton/Wentworth – SSAA Mildura Military Rifle and Pistol Club
Timothy Richards
0427 274 800
richardsvineyards@gmail.com

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Ross Davies
0417 436 736
pistolsecretary@ssaamudgee.com.au

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Peter Hayman
0427 555 308

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Donald Mackay
02 6379 0935 (bh)
RGA5@bigpond.com

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Darren Pearce
02 6372 7342

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
David Toovey
02 6372 3105

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Ned Gligich
02 9726 3634
0414 709 485
nedg@teksol.com.au

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Barry Tomlinson
0427 741 467

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Jesse Mitchell
0447 864 440
jesse.mitchell@gmail.com

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Graham Roberts
0429 839 622
grahamproberts@bigpond.com

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
Wayne Farrant
0438 722 685

Murwillumbah (Tweed Area) – SSAA NSW Tweed and Districts Branch
Don Gazzard
02 6672 5716
0418 890 582
dongazzard@bigpond.com

Narrabri – SSAA NSW Narrabri Branch
Timothy Fawcett
02 6792 3052

Narrabri – SSAA NSW Narrabri Branch
John Hallett
02 6792 2152
0400 015 977
margaret.hallet@bigpond.com

Narrabri – SSAA NSW Narrabri Branch
Robert Kneale
02 6792 1983
0439 421 983
Robertkneale40@hotmail.com

Newcastle/Cessnock/Dungog – SSAA NSW Stockton Branch
Peter Tooley
0415 211 215
tools45bp@gmail.com

Newcastle/Cessnock – SSAA NSW Stockton Branch
Bryce Hindmarsh
0417 978 712
mirekimber@gmail.com

Newcastle/Seaham – SSAA NSW Newcastle Branch
Derek Roberts
0458 537 435

Newcastle/Stroud – The Newtexicans (Newtec Pictol Club)
Jason Donkin
0488 601 114
jason.donkin.251@gmail.com

Northern Beaches – Transit Shooting Sports Club Inc
Andrew Scali
sales@midcoastsupplies.com.au

Nowra – SSAA NSW Nowra Branch
Ray Croker
0418 239 669

Oatley – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Paul Clarence
02 8030 2685

Orange – SSAA NSW Orange Branch
Boyd Mackinlay
02 6365 8584
ssaaorange@gmail.com

Orange – SSAA NSW Orange Branch
Ian Maybin
02 6362 5879

Orange – SSAA NSW Orange Branch
Ray Hawkins
02 6360 4884

Orange – SSAA NSW Orange Branch
Matthew Shearim
02 6360 4884

Orange & Districts – SSAA NSW Bathurst Branch
Ian Hughes
02 6361 7009
0428 764 705
Gunrunner69@bigpond.net.au

Parkes – SSAA NSW Parkes Branch
Brian Drabsch
02 6862 1969

Parkes – SSAA NSW Parkes Branch
David Tanks
0429 010 632

Parkes – SSAA Parkes Branch
David Wilson
0428 626 261
Wilson@iinet.net.au

Penrith – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Carlos Herreros
0416 270 223

Port Macquarie/Mid North Coast –  SSAA NSW Port Macquarie Branch
Dennis Adlington
02 6559 4474
0459 401 843
portssaa@gmail.com

Port Macquarie/Wauchope/Laurieton – SSAA NSW Port Macquarie Branch
Barry Cook
0427 656 373

Port Macquarie – SSAA NSW Port Macquarie Branch
Andrew Pavlou
Andy_pav@tpg.com.au

Port Macquarie/Wauchope – SSAA NSW Port Macquarie Branch
Richard Piper
02 6582 0094

Port Macquarie – SSAA NSW Port Macquarie Branch
Jeff Hallam
scrubturkey4u2@gmail.com

Scone – SSAA NSW Fairlight Branch
Frank Taylor
02 6546 5104

Seaham – SSAA NSW Newcastle Branch
Michael Ling
mjmichael@optusnet.com.au

Silverdale – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Albert Graham
02 4721 4193
0414 409 348

South West Rocks – SSAA NSW Northern Rivers Branch
Roger Walton
0408 836 608

Southern Highlands Branch
Philip Laycock
0429 691 489

Southern Highlands – SSAA NSW Southern Highlands Branch
Rob Austin
02 4655 5801
0412 662 696
robaustin@iinet.net.au

St Marys Indoor Shooting Centre
02 8889 0406

Stockton – SSAA NSW Stockton Branch

Pamela Webber
02 4943 2119

Stockton – SSAA NSW Stockton Branch
David Balcombe
02 4930 3227
0425 210 796
djbal@myacn.net.au

Sutherland – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
James Walsh
president@ssaasydney.net

Sutherland Shire / Silverdale / Penrith Areas – SSAA Sydney Branch
Andrew Mallen
02 4653 1440
0428 865 002
Mallen.andy@gmail.com

Sydney – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Steve Naumovski
0400 322 240

Taree/Wingham – SSAA Taree/Wingham
Brad Witchard
0419 325 257

Taree/Wingham – SSAA Taree/Wingham
Neville Lawler
0409 950 400
nevillelawler@bigpond.com

Taree/Wingham –  SSAA NSW Taree/Wingham Branch
Dennis Ruprecht
0427 565 220

Taree/Wingham –  SSAA NSW Taree/Wingham Branch
James Cross
02 6553 1174 (ah)
jimbonkak@gmail.com

Tenterfield – SSAA NSW Tenterfield Branch
Mitchell Ford
0403 385 704

Tenterfield – SSAA NSW Tenterfield Branch
Stephen Bowler
0400 960 353
sfnw@popx.org

Terranora – SSAA NSW Northern Rivers Branch
William Daniels
07 5590 4791

Tumut – SSAA NSW Tumut Branch
Rodney Purcell
02 6944 9159

Tumut – SSAA NSW Tumut Branch
Brett Randall
02 6947 9011

Tweed/Byron Bay – SSAA NSW Tweed and Districts Branch
John Lumsden
0437 427 286

Uralla – SSAA NSW Armidale Branch
Mark Jones
0403 949 821

Urbenville – SSAA NSW Urbenville/Woodenbong Branch
Kenneth Lindsay
02 6634 6110
kenkay@bordernet.com.au

Urbenville – SSAA NSW Urbenville/Woodenbong Branch
Albert Scott Blinman
0428 570 281
scott.blinman@gmail.com

Wagga Wagga – SSAA NSW Wagga Wagga Branch
Arthur Robinson
0428 968 729

Wagga Wagga – SSAA NSW Wagga Wagga Branch
Robert Baird
0418 593 764
rbaird01@gmail.com

Wanaaring – Wanaaring Pistol Club
George Hackney
02 6874 7633

West Wyalong – SSAA NSW West Wyalong Branch
Graeme Culbert
0427 936 831

West Wyalong – SSAA NSW West Wyalong Branch
Craig Hopkins
02 6972 3368
0419 299 933

West Wyalong – SSAA NSW West Wyalong Branch
Garry Moore
02 6972 3152
garry+ di@bigpond.au

Wollondilly/Camden/Campbelltown Areas – SSAA NSW Sydney Branch
Les Gardner
0409 005 767

Wollongbar – SSAA NSW Northern Rivers Branch
Andrew Marson
0408 280 666

Yass Valley – SSAA NSW Boorowa Branch
Luke Howarth
0408 273 350
Howzat68@hotmail.com