A new sport can be a bit scary to start with. Especially when everything seems to be new. Unusual sporting equipment, a new language and new people to meet. Let us guide you through and feel prepared for your first visit to the range.

Get to know ...

Starting a new sport can feel like learning a new language, especially when new jargon is used. Learn some handy range slang through this ABC to get familiar and feel prepared.

What kind of people are actually involved in the sport of shooting? Get to know a couple of the members so you know a few faces when you go to the range.

Participation in the sport of shooting starts with YOU. Though, who else is involved to make it possible for you to enjoy a beautiful day on the range? Find out here.

The sport of target shooting has an interesting history with the QRA as oldest sporting organisation of Queensland. Guess where the only museum in Australia is to be found!

Get to know some basic knowledge about shooting equipment. What does a rifle consists of? What is a rifle cartridge and what means the calibre? Is reloading a thing?

At what levels can you compete in this sport? Find out which events and competitions there are and get familiar with their names. From local to national options.


About Us

The Queensland Rifle Association fosters target rifle shooting and firearms training through our clubs.   Different classes of rifle shooting are conducted by our Clubs under the Standard Shooting Rules (SSRs) of the National Rifle Association of Australia (NRAA).

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Our Location

Belmont Shooting Complex