Category - Quick Reference

Weapons are classified into a number of categories. The licence type you have and your genuine reason determine the categories of weapons you are able to acquire.

Rimfire rifles; single or double barrel break action shotguns; paintball guns; air rifles; and power heads. Must be 75cm or greater in length. Miniature cannons under 120cm in barrel length as prescribed in the Act.

Centre-fire rifles (other than semi-automatic); shotgun/rifle combinations. Must be 75cm or greater in length. Black powder Rifles. (Cap and Ball)

Semi-automatic or pump action shotguns (up to 5 rounds); and semi-automatic rimfire rifles (up to 10 rounds).

Self-loading centre-fire rifles; Self-loading semi-automatic shotguns (over5 rounds); and Self-loading semi-automatic rimfire rifles (over 10 rounds).

Bullet-proof vests.


Crossbows, certain knives and other hand held items capable of causing bodily harm.

Machine guns, fully automatic large calibre military weapons. (Collectors)

Non-mechanised devices like handcuffs or nunchaku.

Subject to change

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

Albert Rifle Club

Small club whose members have many years experience in the sport of fullbore shooting bot target rifle & F Class and will always provide the assistance required to potential new members in order to grow to our sport and open it up to others.

  • Location

    Duncan Range, Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Road, Belmont

  • Distances shot at range

    300 yards to 1000 yards

  • When do we shoot

    Saturday afternoon

  • How often do we shoot


  • Disciplines


  • Shooting Programs

    Come and Try Program