When first arriving at range you must sign the range register and show licence to range officer.
Safety at a range is the responsibility of every user of the range not just the range officer.
Range officer is there to open and close the range also to enforce rules and as a point of authority and as a reporting point in case of an incident or event
In the event of a safety breach anyone on the range can call a cease fire or stop firing, you must then stop shooting and await further instructions from the range officer.
The range officer will ensure that all firearms are safe before allowing persons forward of the firing line.
Firing can only proceed when a range officer is present, and the command to fire is given
You must not remove any serial number. You must not make any changes that will change the firearm as it appears on your weapons list
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).
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.
It must be brokered
Via registered post to a dealer or police officer (in official capacity)
You must be the holder of a Queensland weapons act firearms licence to purchase or be in procession of.
Weapons Licensing have introduced an on-line form to enable Queensland weapons licence holders to advise of their change in circumstances relating to “Change of Address” and/or “Contact Details”.
Only use this on-line service if:
Do NOT use on-line service if:
Please note: Weapons Licensing may contact you for further information where your change of address affects the genuine reason for which your licence is issued.
For any other change, please contact Weapons Licensing on (07) 3015 7777.
Section 61 of the Weapons Regulation 2016 states that a person in control of a weapon must ensure the weapon is not placed in or on a vehicle unless:
(or any number of weapons for a Miscellaneous licence)
Unloaded, with the bolt removed or the action broken
In a locked container constructed of solid steel or solid timber, and securely fixed to the frame or floor of a permanent building if the container weighs less than 150kg.
Container must be kept locked with a sturdy combination lock, keyed lock or keyed padlock.
(Category D, H, R- stored as required under the Weapons Act 1990)
Must be securely stored away from firearms.
Centre fire – has a primer at base of case that is struck by firing pin
Rim fire – has a rim around the base of the case that is filled with primer paste that ignites when stuck by a firing pin.
Ensure that you use the correct ammunition for the firearm that you are using
Keep rifle pointed at target
Wait 30 seconds then open the action under control and remove the round.
The effective range of a bullet is where you can reasonably expect to hit what you are aiming at.
The danger range of a bullet is the total distance that a bullet can travel.
12.7 (.50 cal)
Nr 6 shot
Nr 2 shot
The new framework takes effect from 1 February 2021. This allows time for stakeholders and the community to adjust to the changes.
The legislation and regulation changes can be found via the below links:
Belmont Shooting Complex
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).
Belmont Shooting Complex
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.