Welcome to SSAA Sydney Branch

Welcome to the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (NSW) Sydney Branch Inc, Australia's peak body for sporting shooters.

With more than 30,000 members, we are not only the largest, but the most diverse shooting organisation in the state. We have 5 ranges with excellent shooting facilities and range staff to make your shooting experience safe, fun, and unique.

It’s SAFE because everyone involved with the sport takes the safety of all participants seriously.

It’s FUN because it’s a sport that allows anyone (over 12 of course) to participate on a level playing field; that makes it a great family sport.

And it’s UNIQUE because it’s one of the oldest Olympic sports and is a sport that you can enjoy in a group or as an individual.

To find out more about the SSAA Sydney Branch, explore this site.

James Walsh
President
SSAA (NSW) Sydney Branch Inc

Welcome to SSAA Sydney Branch

Welcome to the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (NSW) Sydney Branch Inc, Australia's peak body for sporting shooters.

With more than 30,000 members, we are not only the largest, but the most diverse shooting organisation in the state. We have 5 ranges with excellent shooting facilities and range staff to make your shooting experience safe, fun, and unique.

It’s SAFE because everyone involved with the sport takes the safety of all participants seriously. In fact, shooting is one of the safest sports around! We, as law abiding firearms owners, are regulated by some of the strictest gun laws, not only in Australia but worldwide.

It’s FUN because it’s a sport that allows anyone (over 12 of course) to participate on a level playing field; that makes it a great family sport. The shooting sports also offer a large variety of different disciplines that are challenging in many different ways and also encourage a strong sense of camaraderie amongst competitors.

And it’s UNIQUE because it’s one of the oldest Olympic sports and is a sport that you can enjoy in a group or as an individual. It doesn’t require a shooter to be the fittest, or the fastest or the tallest - everyone is welcome to participate. However, it does require skill, accuracy and consistency which makes for a very challenging sport.

The SSAA can help new shooters get involved in one of Australia's most challenging and exciting sports. Staff at our shooting ranges can help you through the membership process and conduct safety training to help you qualify for a firearms licence. Once you have been issued with your licence you are on the road to a pleasurable and rewarding sport.

Whether your interest is hunting, collecting, or target shooting - pistols, rifles or shotguns, the SSAA can help you.

To find out more about the SSAA Sydney Branch, explore this site.

James Walsh
President
SSAA (NSW) Sydney Branch Inc

 

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ALERTS

Sydney: 19-25 September:
SILVERDALE:  Mon-Sun: Open 9:00am-3:45pm General Practice  Sat: Black Powder, Sun: R/F Rifle Metallic Silhouette & Lever Action Rifle 
ANZAC RANGE MALABAR:  Open Sat. 9:30-11:30am Service Range, 100m 12:30-2:30pm Horseshoe Range 50m 
HORNSBY: Open Sunday 1:00-3:30pm Main Range , 200m 
HOLROYD: OPEN Friday 7-10pm, Sunday 6:30-9:30pm 
ST MARYS: OPEN 7 days a week, 10am-10pm Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm Sun.

Silverdale Range is looking for a part time Range Officer - please click here: for more information

St Marys Indoor Shooting Centre is looking for a casual Range Officer please click here:for more information

SEPTEMBER RANGE CALENDAR please click here:  New events - shoot R/F metallic silhouette and Lever Action Rifle on the 4th Sunday of the month at Silverdale.  Note temporary changes to Anzac Range access during the next 2 months while the butts are repaired on the RHS of the Service Range.  And put the BR30 shoot at Hornsby on Monday 3rd Oct. in your calendar! 

DEER BUTCHERING & CAPING COURSES, Silverdale Range -  next one is 9 October:- This is the last one for the year.  Courses run for 6 hours and use locally harvested deer and live instruction to show you how to correctly process your own carcass.  Spaces are limited and pre-payment is required, so reserve your place now!  Please click HERE for full information.

Range Officers – if you would like to give something back to your sport and become a Range Officer please contact your local Range Manager or email executive.officer@ssaasydney.net. Volunteers are needed at all our ranges. Active Rostered Range Officers don't pay a range fee when shooting at their rostered range.

Click HERE to read the current constitution of SSAA Sydney Branch

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NOTICE

The 2016 Branch AGM was held on Wednesday 25th May 2016 at the Bankstown Sports Club.

To view the newly elected executive and committee please CLICK HERE.

Put Something Back...

With over 30,000 members, the SSAA (NSW) Sydney Branch Inc. is by far the largest SSAA branch.  If you are a SSAA member living in or around Sydney, chances are that this is your Branch. Check your SSAA membership card (SYDNEY N01) to see if you are a Sydney Branch member.

The Branch owns the Silverdale range, has a 50% share in the St Marys Indoor Shooting Centre, and has access to two other ranges:  Holroyd, and Hornsby.  Scores of members volunteer their time as range officers on those ranges, to provide facilities for members. The Branch is run by an elected Committee of 13 volunteers.  If you enjoy using these facilities, talk to us about how you can put something back into your club.

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