Delivering for Members


Ian Errington AM CSC

Ian has a strong background in management, the first-hand experience leading diverse organisations within defence, intelligence and security, and diplomatic communities.  Demonstrated success is strategic thinking at increasing levels of difficulty.  

Ian has over 15 years direct command responsibility working with Australian Government, coalition, and Foreign Service organisations.  Change management is a proven strength, Ian can identify stakeholder needs and steward organisations successfully to strategic success.

Ian is a member of Natives Rifle Club, having commence target shooting in ACT.

Ryan Shaw

Ryan is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and his current role is as Director of Risk Specialist and Defence Liaison Officer for a north side RSL Club.

He has a strong background in corporate governance and strategy gained from over 13 years’ experience in the Military, Government and Defence Industry. He has a sound working knowledge of not-for-profit entities and ability to apply that knowledge to improve organisational performance.

Ryan has a strong background in developing and implementing strategic and compliance frameworks and ensuring that they meet organisational corporate governance, vision and risk management obligations.

As a former sniper, Ryan understands the importance of benchmarking safety, innovation, and competition, all of which our organisation values.

Chris Wrangle

Chris is an enthusiastic leader and facilitator with more than forty-five years’ experience in the military, public and private sectors. 

He has a successful track record working with large and small teams to plan, execute and trouble-shoot projects, negotiate and manage contracts, plan and manage project finances and resolve disputes.

Chris has delivered training and facilitated discussions for audiences ranging from senior government and business leaders to junior leaders and retail practitioners.
Chris retired in April 2021 and now lives on the Sunshine Coast. He enjoys woodwork, golf, photography and caravanning.

Shane Abood

Shane is a third generation target shooter who was introduced to the sport growing up in Warwick by his father Bob Abood.  

A member of Albert District Rifle Club since 1995, Shane has also held roles on the QRA Council and MDRA management committee.   Shane has representative team experience commencing in the Under 25’s and the last two State Teams. 

In 2021 he took out his first Queen’s win at Belmont.  Shane brings specific target shooting knowledge to the Governance Committee.

Rod Chisholm

Rod is a highly experienced, successful director and manager. He has significant international and Australian experience building and managing commercial services enterprises contracted to governments, as well public sector policy development across multiple sectors. 

He has an enduring interest and recent experience in clever land management, environmental science and sustainability in agriculture. 

He is looking to apply his deep experience and aptitude in business, the public sector and other NGOs and Not-For-Profit organisations, to sporting associations such as QRA.

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