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

Albury – SSAA NSW Albury Branch
Graeme Boyd
0408 462 202
claybusters@bigpond.com

Armidale – SSAA NSW Armidale Branch Inc.
Graham Burke- Pistol Club
0419 234 798

Richard Drozdowski
02 6772 4627 or 02 6771 2551
0431 394 058
richarddroz@optusnet.com.au

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

Onno De Smeth – Eurobodalla (Moruya-Narooma)
0422 886 017
onnodesmeth@icloud.com

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

Bellingen – SSAA NSW Bellingen Branch
Derek Bell
0409 572 142

Ian Johnston
02 6655 0345

Anthony Heidmann
02 6614 4781
anthonyheidemann@gmail.com

Brian Forbes
0412 047 937
ssaabellingen@gmail.com

Col FitzgeraldDavid Waters
02 6655 1070
0477 511 599

Boorowa – SSAA NSW Boorowa Branch
Luke Howarth – Boorowa region
0408 273 350
howzart68@hotmail.com

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

Danny Rosewood
0417 661 171
daniel.rosewood@bigpond.com

Raymond Munro
0408 649 126
r.munro@intermode.on.net

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

Barry Howarth
02 6895 4540
condos.howarth550@gmail.com

Coonabarabran – SSAA NSW Coonabarabran Branch
Alan Norton
0429 082 583

Kevin Barrington
02 6842 1538

Dubbo – SSAA NSW Dubbo Branch
Warren Charlton
02 6888 5240
0467 066 655
charlo@ativ8.net.au

Fairlight – SSAA NSW Fairlight Branch Branch
Frank Taylor
02 6546 5299

Forbes – SSAA NSW Forbes Branch
Wayne Facey
0414 524 059

Anthony Bratton
02 6852 3349

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

evanandell@hotmail.com
Gary Miller
02 6732 6735
0418 243 242

Neil Parker
(Proprietor of NAP Firearms)
187 Lang Street Glen Innes.
0438 849 238
napfirearms#gmail.com

Goulburn – SSAA NSW Goulburn Branch
Bill Irvine
02 4821 8573

Grafton – Grafton Branch
Ian Gardam
02 6645 3569

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

Griffith – SSAA NSW Griffith Branch
Warren Brown
0428 623 161

Mario Marin
0418 487 214

Mario Schneider
0412 723 616

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

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

Chris Schade
02 6993 2072
0409 616 455

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

Chris Sainsbury
0448 120 982
c-sainsbury@hotmail.com

Shaun Ryan
0423 061 289
revshaunryan@hotmail.com

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

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

Steve Marquett
02 6561 7134
0417 204 911
stevemarquett@gmail.com

Brad Weekes
02 6562 3407
0417 042 558
debbiebrad@bigpond.com

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

Don Chesworth – Lismore
02 6628 3979
0418 881 078

William Daniels – Terranora
07 5590 4791

Andrew Marson – Wollongbar
0408 280 666

Robert Lane
0438 645 199

Macksville – SSAA NSW Macksville Branch
Darren Barber
0428 937 738
darrenb@skymesh.com.au

Denis Rowe
02 6568 7234
den.rowe@hotmail.com

Ralf Kreinberg
0408 001 768

Merriwa – SSAA NSW Merriwa Branch
Philip Martyn
02 6547 6031

Mudgee – SSAA NSW Mudgee Branch
David Toovey
02 6372 3105

Jesse Mitchell
0447 864 440
jesse.mitchell@gmail.com

Narabri – SSAA NSW Narabri Branch
John Hallett
02 6792 2152
0400 015 977

Robert Kneale
02 6792 1983
0439 421 983
robertkneale40@hotmail.com

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

Michael Ling
mymichael@optusnet.com.au

Orange – SSAA NSW Orange Branch
Boyd Mackinlay
0490 433 481
ssaaorange@gmail.com

Ray Hawkins
02 6360 4884

Parkes – SSAA NSW Parkes Branch
Brain Drabch
02 6862 1969

David Tanks
0429 010 632

David Wilson
0428 626 261
02 6866 1210
wilson@iinet.net.au

Port Macquarie – SSAA NSW Port Macquarie Branch
Dennis Adlington – Port Maquarie/Mid North Coast
02 6559 4474
0459 401 843

Barry Cook – Port Macquarie/Wauchope/Laurieton
0427 656 373

Andrew Pavlou – Port Macquarie
andy.pav@tpg.com.au

Richard Piper – Port Macquarie/Wauchope
02 6582 0094

Jeff Hallam
scrubturkey4us@gmail.com

Gordon Richard Moy
0403 642 628
richard.moy@hotmail.com

Herb King
0403 112 822

Snowy River – SSAA NSW Snowy River Branch
Neil Brown
0412 047 355
neilb2627@gmail.com

Southern Highlands – SSAA NSW Southern Highlands Branch
Robert Tobler – Bowral and Southern Highlands
02 4885 1881
robertobler222@gmail.com

Rob Austin
0412 662 696
robaustin@iinet.net.au

Mark Godwin – Campbelltown
0402 016 868
mag68a@bigpond.net.au

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

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

Steve Mead – Eastern Suburbs
0402 337 237
starlite@optusnet.com.au

David Docherty – Holroyd
0409 906 110
dickieknee400@hotmail.com

Robert Damcevski – Hurstville
0404 486 955

Paul Clarence – Oatley
02 8030 2685

Carlos Herreros – Penrith
0416 270 223

St Marys Indoor Shooting Centre
02 8889 0406

Peter Thomson – Hurstville/St George/Sydney Southern Suburbs
0466 076 200
svp@ssaasydney.net

Steve Naumovski
0400 322 240

Les Gardner – Wollondilly/Camden/Campbelltown Areas
0409 005 767

Taree Wingham – SSAA NSW Taree Wingham Branch
Brad Witchard
0419 325 257

Dennis Ruprecht
0427 565 220

James Cross
02 6553 1174
jimbonkak@gmail.com

Craig Hallet
0417 264 992
craig.hallett2@bigpond.com

Tenterfield – SSAA NSW Tenterfield Branch
Stephen Bowler
0400 960 353
sbowler@sff.net.au

Tumut – SSAA NSW Tumut Branch
Rodney Purcell
02 6944 9159

Brett Randall
02 6947 9011

Dallas Cribb – Adelong
0408 462 202

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

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

Scott Blinman
0428 570 281
scott.blinman@gmail.com

Wagga Wagga – SSAA NSW Wagga Wagga Branch
Arthhur Robinson
0428 968 729
ajrobinson1945@outlook.com

Robert Baird
0418 593 764
rbaird01@gmail.com

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

Garry Moore
02 6972 3152
garry+di@bigpond.com.au

Safe Shooting Instructors in Other Areas

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

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

Canberra – SSAA ACT Canberra
Wayne Brown
0421 615 514

Calibre Country – Tamworth
Lyle Cryer
02 6762 5318
calibrecountry.com.au

Toby Dewick
02 6762 5318
tobydewick@gmail.com

Coffs Harbour Pistol Club
Harold Miller
02 6653 1250

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

Cowra Pistol Club
David Robinson
0427 471 373

Guyra Pistol & Smallbore Club
Tony Streeter
02 6779 2448

Newtec Pistol Club (The Newtexicans)
Lindsay Gosbee
0403 629 217
lindsaygosbee2@gmail.com

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

Geoffrey Mackay
0405 163 918

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

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

Transit Shooting Sports Club Inc.
Adrew Scalli
sales@midcoastsupplies.com.au

Wanaaring Pistol Club
George Hackney
02 6874 7633