Mount Barker & District Rifle Club Inc.




Mount Barker Rifle Club promotes the safe handling of firearms through the art of long distance target shooting (300-900yds/m).

The club is affiliated with the South Australian Fullbore Rifle Association with headquarters being the newly established range at Lower Light, north of Adelaide.

The governing body of Fullbore Target Shooting is the National Rifle Association of Australia Ltd.

Annual fees are payable through the club to the above associations in addition to club fees which cover.public liability insurance

Additional costs over and above the annual fees :-

  • weekly range fees – at present $10-00 per head which covers target
  • maintenance, range up keep etc.
  • ammunition costs vary according to the number of shots fired
  • but generally in the vicinity of $15/20 per week.

Some of the requirements to join Mt Barker Rifle Club are :-

Payment of annual subscriptions – both Club and Association.

There is no specific age limit, however persons under the age of 18 years of age will require parental consent and be accompanied to the range by at least one parent or guardian.

Abide by the Standard Shooting Rules as amended from time to time by the National Rifle Association of Australia as well as Club Bylaws as laid down by the elected committee.

Owners of firearms are required under South Australian State Law to hold a current firearms licence with the appropriate “purpose for use” endorsed thereon.

(Depending on the individual/s’ circumstances this endorsement may be obtained through the Club).