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UPDATED : 15-07-2020
RANGE OPERATIONS DUE TO COVID-19
CURRENT STATUS – RANGE OPEN
LIMITED NUMBERS – ONLINE BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
DO NOT ATTEND THE RANGE WITHOUT A BOOKING
The range is now open for practice on Friday, Saturday and Sunday by online bookings only. With current restrictions permitting only 50 people on site, including the range officer, we will be able to accommodate 423 shooting positions over the 3 days.
Our online booking system for range practice will go live each Wednesday at 10am for bookings on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
To comply with the COVID-19 restrictions it is imperative that you DO NOT ATTEND THE RANGE WITHOUT A BOOKING.
The session start time allows for 30 minutes sign-on prior to the range opening for shooting. This allows 1 hour 45 minutes shooting time with one ceasefire.
The range is operating differently to pre-COVID-19, however, it is necessary for us to comply with Government guidelines and we thank you for your understanding, patience, and co-operation. We look forward to seeing our members at the range.
The club has in excess of 18,500 members drawn from the Brisbane city area and is open for members, visitors and non-members seven days a week including public holidays.
The SSAA Brisbane branch is situated 20 minutes from the city and 20 minutes from the airport. Set in natural bushland, the range is truly a part of the beautiful city of Brisbane and is part of the Belmont Range Complex which takes up 504.3 hectares (1250 acres). Most of the complex site users have substantially upgraded their facilities to world standard.
About the range
The range comprises of the following:-
Rifle Range - 30 benches with target frames established at 50 metres, 100, 200, 300 and 400 yards. A standing post area (500 metres) suitable for various disciplines such as rifle metallic silhouette (air rifle, rimfire and centrefire), field rifle, lever action, military/service rifle and junior target shooters. The use of ranges beyond 200m/yd is restricted.
Pistol Range - A 200m pistol metalic silhouette range where we regularly host state and national championships and suitable for cowboy lever action competitions, 50m pistol range with turning targets, and an indoor air pistol range which was purpose built for the 1982 Commonwealth Games.
Shotgun Range - Two clay target ranges with both trap and skeet layouts..