Permit to Acquire

HOW TO BUY A FIREARM

Do you need some guidance? We can help you through the process.

Apply for your Permit to Acquire with QPS

You can apply online for a PTA quoting your current Weapons Licence number or using the reference number issued with your application for a new Weapons Licence. Please Note: A PTA applied for with a new weapons licence case reference number requires the determination of the licence prior to the PTA being actioned.

You can apply online for a PTA quoting your current Weapons Licence number or using the reference number issued with your application for a new Weapons Licence.

Please Note: A PTA applied for with a new weapons licence case reference number requires the determination of the licence prior to the PTA being actioned.

  1. Familiarise yourself with the requirements and safekeeping 
  2. When providing your “Calibre” on the application, please ensure that you include both the “Calibre and Cartridge”. For further information please refer to the ‘Weapons’ FAQ’s
  3. For Category C or Category D applications with a Queensland Dealer as the disposer, please ensure you include the ‘Make and Model’ within the ‘Genuine Need’ free text field to prevent delays in processing your application. 

    Please note the ‘Serial Number’ is mandatory information required to approve the application.
  4. Scan any documents you are supplying with your application and save them to your computer or memory stick and upload the documents to your application.
  5. If you need assistance to complete a question while you are applying click on the HELP button at the bottom left of the online form.

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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

    Weekly

  • Disciplines

    TR, FSTD, FO, FTR

  • Shooting Programs

    Come and Try Program