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2017-10-19

Australian Shooting Participation Plan

After a long period of consultation, Shooting Australia in partnership with Pistol AUstralia and other Member Bodies presents the Whole of Sport Participation Plan!   CLICK HERE to downolad a copy and be sure to check out more information on the Shooting Australia Facebook page......

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2017-09-18

August Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW

  Get your copy of the August Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW by clicking here. Make sure to stop and have a look through some of our past issues, with more being added shortly......

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2017-09-05

Shooting Australia National Junior Championships

The National Junior Championship is a three day event that provides a free opportunity for young athletes from across the three Olympic Games disiplines to come together in the spirit of excellence and fun. National Junior Championships draft schedule National Junior Championships online regis.....

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2017-09-05

Shooting Australia Open

The SA Open will be the pinnacle event of the Australian sports shooting calendar. The media and community will be invited to attend what we envisage will be a celebration not only of the Shooting Australia Performance Series Champions but a festive celebration of the sport for ALL to attend. SA Op.....

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2017-08-21

Pistol Australia To Host 2019 WA1500 PPC World Championships

At the recent Annual General meeting of the WA1500 Association it was unanimously agreed that the 2019 PPC 1500 World Championships would be in Australia.   Such was the success of the presentation by PA, there has already been great interest shown from many countries that wish to attend. Thho.....

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2017-08-21

Positions Vacant - 2018 Team Managers

Positions Vacant - 2018 Team Managers    Pistol Australia (PA) is calling for expressions of interest from suitably experienced PA members for the following 2018 Team Manager positions:  Action Pistol  WA1500 Match  Metallic Silhouette    Team Managers .....

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2017-08-21

2017 WA1500 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

18/8: Light variable, cloudy to brilliant sunshine through the course of six shoots. The variable light and baffing appears to be dragging the groups up on the target. The cloud thickness appears to change and effect the sight picture. It's like a shimmer effect.    PA Team .....

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2017-08-09

NSW Grand Prix - August 2017

NSW Grand Prix - August 2017 Sydney International Shooting Centre in conjunction with NSW Smallbore & Air Rifle Association and NSW Amateur Pistol Association are proud to host the NSW Grand Prix. Experience the exhilaration of sports shooting at the Sydney International Shooting .....

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2017-02-13

The 2016 Shooting Australia Awards Of Excellence

The Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence function took place in Sydney on, Saturday 11 February. Hosted by Master of Ceremonies Annabelle William OAM the event acknowledges the past year’s achievements from our High Performance Athletes, Coaches and Volunteers, and sees the Ashley Adams Per.....

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2017-01-09

Office Availability

            The Pistol Australia office will be unattended from Wednesday to Friday throughout January. You can still contact PA staff on 02 6281 1303 or pistol@pistol.org.au during standard business hours for any enquiries......

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2016-12-31

Thank You

The Executive Committee, Management Committee and staff of Pistol Australia would like to wish all of our members and stakeholders a happy and safe holiday period. Undoubtedly, 2016 has been a big year for our sport and we are eagerly looking forward to continuing to grow in 2017. Thank you for your.....

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2016-12-13

December Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW

The latest issue of the Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin is available now   December (3.4 MB)    .....

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2016-09-29

Young Guns Deliver For Australia At Junior World Cup

Fourteen junior athletes represented Australia at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup  in Gabala, Azerbaijan earlier this month and delivered exceptional performances against the best junior shooting athletes in the World. Jack Wallace: Gold, Trap Junior Men Ser.....

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2016-09-20

Australian Young Guns On Fire Day 1 In Gabala

PHOTOS - 25m Standard Pistol Men Junior GABALA - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Silver medalist Sergei EVGLEVSKI of Australia, Gold medalist Sambhaji ZANZAN PATIL of India and Bronze medalist Thomas James ASHMORE of Australia pose with their medals after the 25m Standard Pistol Men Junior Event at the Gabala .....

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2016-09-16

Tokyo Now The Target For Australia’s Shooting Paralympic Athletes

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games commenced on the 7th of September and will close this Sunday the 18th. By the time competition concludes over 4000 athletes from more than 160 countries will have represented both their home nations and the core values of athletic competition in disciplines ranging from.....

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2016-09-12

Chris Pitt Comes Close In Rio

After being ranked in 24th position with a 274 in the precision section of the Mixed 25m Sport Pistol SH1 event at his first Olympic Games, Bundaberg pistol shooter, Chris Pitt proved his Aussie toughness and determination to came through with an amazing 292 in the Rapid Fire Stage. The perform.....

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2016-08-26

Positions Vacant - 2017 Team Managers

Positions Vacant - 2017 Team Managers Pistol Australia (PA) is calling for expressions of interest from suitably experienced PA members for the following 2016 Team Manager positions: Action Pistol WA1500 Match Metallic Silhouette Team Managers are required to: Liaise with the PA Sport Administrat.....

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2016-07-12

Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin AVAILABLE NOW

The latest issue of the Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin is available now   June (5.5 MB)   Previous issues of the Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin will be available online shortly......

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2016-06-02

TFE Hotels Provides You With More Ways To Stay

TFE HOTELS and Pistol Australia have partnered to provide members with specially negotiated rates across all TFE Hotels in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Last November saw the opening of Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport, the newest hotel in our portfolio. Vibe Hotel Canberra ushers in a new era in ho.....

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2016-05-17

Six Paralympic Shooters To Target Gold For Australia

Australia’s Paralympic shooters have pledged to dedicate their success in Rio to late five-time Paralympian Ashley Adams, after the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today announced the six shooters heading to the Games this September.   London 2012 bronze medallist Natalie Smith.....

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2016-05-09

Success At Junior World Cup

Fifteen junior athletes represented Australia at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup held in Suhl, Germany over the past week. Against the best junior shooting athletes in the World we think their achievements speak for themselves: Jake Wallace, Samuel Bylsma and Ada.....

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2016-05-04

More Success At The ISSF Junior World Cup

Sergei Evglevski won the Silver medal in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl.   Sergei went into the final in equal 2nd place with a score of 577 and survived a bronze medal shoot off to claim the silver medal. The Gold medal was won by Oskar Miliwek (POL) and B.....

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2016-05-02

Shooting Australia Media Release – NextGen AUSComGames Squad

Ten Shooting athletes have been named today to the NextGen AUSComGames Squad. Jack Rossiter, Emma Adams, Victoria Rossiter, Bailey Groves, Sergei Evglevski, Sascha Kroopin, Mitchell Iles, Jack Wallace, Aislin Jones and Mitchell Bailey will receive support from the Australian Commonwealth Games Asso.....

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2016-05-02

Junior ISSF World Cup Day One Success

On day one of the Junior ISSF World Cup, Sergei Evglevski has won the Bronze medal in the Standard Pistol event with a score of 561 points. After Evglevski and French shooter, Clement Greffier finished with the same score, the Frenchman shot a 48 point series to claim the Silver medal over the Austr.....

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2016-04-11

Australian Olympic Shooting Team Selected Today In Sydney

SHOOTING: A host of young guns under the guidance of Olympic veterans will hit the range at the Rio 2016 Games, with 16 shooters announced on to the Australian Olympic Team at a selection event in Sydney on Friday.   SHOOTING: A host of young guns under the guidance of Olympic veterans will h.....

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2016-04-11

Shooting Australia Awards Of Excellence

2016 Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence The Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence function takes place in Sydney this evening, Friday 8 April. Not only will we be presenting the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games Shooting Team Nominees, we also introduce the Ashley Adams Perpetual Trophy .....

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2016-03-23

2016 ISSF PA National Championships Photos

  Click here to check out photos and videos from the 2016 ISSF/PA National Championships .....

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2016-03-20

2016 ISSF PA National Chamionships

  Keep up to date on the results of the 2016 ISSF/PA National Chapionships   Click here for the results and information   Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for regular updates  .....

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2016-03-08

Shooting Stars In Sydney

Big news out of the Final selection Event in Sydney: Paul Adams has gained an automatic nomination to the Australian Olympic Committee for his first Olympic Games. Paul led the field in Men’s Skeet with a magnificent 122 out of 125 and then held his nerve in the semi-final to advance to the Go.....

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2016-02-29

Shooting Stars Rise To The Top

 Australia’s best shooting athletes have risen to the top at the Australia Cup 1 Event conducted at Sydney International Shooting Centre, Cecil Park Sydney over the weekend. The event was a Rio selection event for pistol and rifle athletes as they try to book their ticket to the Rio Olymp.....

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2016-02-09

2015 Awards Of Excellence

Shooting Australia is calling for noninations for the 2015 Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence;  Volunteer of the Year Official of the Year Coach of the Year    Nominations must be sent to Pistol Australia with a finalist selected and the endorsed nomination forwarded to Sh.....

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2016-01-27

Australia Day Recognition For Ross Patching

Pistol Australia would like to congratulate WA1500 Match Director, Ross Patching for being recognised in the Australia Day Honours List. Ross was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to the community through social welfare initiatives, and to the sport of pistol shooting.   C.....

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2016-01-27

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

National Development Coach – Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Para-Shooting Shooting Australia is the peak body responsible for leading the growth, sustainability and success of target shooting sports in Australia. Aiming4Gold (A4G) is the name of Shooting Australia’s (SA) high performance progr.....

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2016-01-04

2016 ISSF PA National Championships Entry Form

Changes To Conditions For Juniors Competing In Future ISSF And PA National Championships To assist in the future development of juniors competing at Pistol Australia National Championships and best practice principals of participating at competitions of all levels, both domestically and internationa.....

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2015-12-18

Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin

Due to the Australian Pistol Shooters Bulletin printer, Paragon Printers going into administration recently, Pistol Australia will be distributing the December issue online and through its social media platforms. Pistol Australia would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused by this unpredict.....

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2015-12-14

Office Holiday Closure

The Pistol Australia office will close on Friday, 18 December 2015 until Monday, 4 January 2016. During that time, you can still contact Pistol Australia on (02) 6281 1303 and leave a voice message which will be replied to in the new year. For all urgent issues, please email Pistol Australia Secreta.....

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2015-12-04

Aiming4Gold 2016 Squad Named

Shooting Australia today nominated the Aiming4Gold (A4G) squad for 2016. The squad of 48 includes 18 juniors under the age of 20.Shooting Australia’s High Performance Manager Tim Mahon said the nominations were of a high quality. “2015 was a consolidating year for Shooting Australia as w.....

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2015-12-03

Australia Completes Rio Quota Haul

Australia has powered through the Oceania Continental Championship in Sydney, collecting 14 out of 15 available quotas, bringing the total to 18, one more than the London Olympic Games. On the final day of the Oceanias, Keith Ferguson (Mentone, VIC) had his goal firmly set on winning the Men’s.....

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2015-12-02

Rossiter Headlines Second Last Day Of Oceanias

Australia posted some big wins across the second last day of the Oceania Championship in Sydney, including 18-year-old Jack Rossiter’s victory which took centre-stage. With an unshakeable focus, Rossiter (Onkaparinga Hills, SA) led the 10 Air Rifle group from start to finish, managing to hold.....

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2015-11-29

Aussies Dominate Championship With Four More Quotas

Australia has done it again, this time securing all four quotas on offer today at the Oceania Continental Championship in Sydney. Atlanta Games bronze medallist Adam Vella (Keilor, VIC) headlined the day’s events by claiming the Trap Men’s title and qualifying a Rio quota. The second qu.....

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2015-11-24

2016 Bianchi Cup Team Announced

Pistol Australia wishes to congratulate Andrew Penney (QLD), Anita Mackiewicz (VIC), Brett Foster (QLD), Cherie Blake (VIC), Craig Ginger (NSW), and Zelijko Cvetnic (VIC) on their selection in the 2016 Action Pistol Team to represent Pistol Australia at the 2016 Bianchi Cup in Columbia, USA from 25 .....

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2015-11-23

Australian Shooting Team Sets Sights On Rio

Australia’s shooting team will have its final chance to gain Olympic qualification spots this week as they compete in the Oceania Continental Championship at the Sydney International Shooting Centre at Cecil Park, in Sydney. Heading into this continental qualifying event, Australia has so far .....

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2015-11-18

2016 Team Managers

Pistol Australia would like to congratulate Geoff Horton (VIC), Judy Harding (QLD) and Martin O’Brien (NSW) on their selection as Team Managers for 2016 Pistol Australia Teams. Geoff Horton has been appointed as the Action Pistol Team Manager, replacing Bryan Blakey. The team will compete at t.....

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2015-11-09

Changes To Conditions For Juniors Competing In Future ISSF And PA National Championships

To assist in the future development of juniors competing at Pistol Australia National Championships and best practice principals of participating at competitions of all levels, both domestically and internationally, it has been decided for Juniors to compete in both the Junior and Senior matches tha.....

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2015-10-27

Register Your Club Today

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2015-10-23

2015 Oceania Shooting Federation Continental Championship Team Nominations

  Oceania Shooting Federation's Continental Championship Sydney International Shooting Centre, Cecil Park NSW 26th November - 4th December 2015    SENIOR MEN    50M PISTOL 25M RAPID FIRE PISTOL 10M AIR PISTOL A REPACHOLI Daniel CHAPMAN David REPACHOLI .....

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2015-10-23

2015 Oceania Team Nominations

Oceania Shooting Federation's Continental Championship Sydney International Shooting Centre, Cecil Park NSW 26th November - 4th December 2015 PISTOL SENIOR MEN 50M PISTOL 25M RAPID FIRE PISTOL 10M AIR PISTOL 25M STANDARD FIRE 25M CENTRE FIRE A REPACHOLI Daniel CHAPMAN David REPACHOLI Da.....

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2015-10-16

Shooting Australia Junior Championships

SHOOTING AUSTRALIA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 4 – 6 DECEMBER 2015 Sydney International Shooting Centre (SISC) Lot 1 Elizabeth Drive CECIL PARK NSW 2178   There are three age groups and now 2 team categories. 12-16 17-20 21-25   Teams Events There must be at least 2 teams entered in e.....

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2015-09-30

Mackiewicz Crowned Women’s Champion At The 2015 Bianchi Cup

Anita Mackiewicz from Victoria was the Women’s Champion at this year’s (2015) Bianchi Cup with a score of 1916 – 166 X. Shooting a revolver, Anita broke her own long standing record from her 1998 Bianchi Cup win by two points. Dropping the four points on the Moving Target Event thi.....

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2015-08-17

Silver Lining At 2015 WA1500 PPC World Championships

Pistol Australia is very pleased to report that in the International Teams Pistol event the Australian Team of Davey Oates and Dean Brus won Silver. In the Revolver Teams event the Australian Team of Dean Brus and Peter Brus also won Silver and it was recognised that Dean and Peter were the first f.....

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2015-08-25

2015 WA1500 PPC World Championships In Sweden

Click here for results of the 2015 WA1500 PPC World Championships in Sweden.....

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2015-08-25

2015 European Metallic Silhouette Championships And World Cup In France

Click below for results of the European Metallic Silhouette Championships and World Cup in FranceEuropean Metallic Silhouette Championships and World Cup in France.....

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2015-07-02

2015 Pistol Australia National Coaching Seminar

Pistol Australia accredited coaches, aspiring coaches and members interested in hearing from the experts are invited to register for attendance at the seminar.  Venue: Australian Institute of Sport Leverer Crescent, BRUCE ACT Dates: Saturday, 17 & Sunday, 18 October 2015 Seminar topics and.....

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2015-06-30

High School Student Yauhlevski Bags Debut International Bronze

Tuesday 30 June 2015 17-year-old Siarhei Yauhlevski (Berwick, VIC) has displayed remarkable talent by winning the bronze medal in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior Cup, in Suhl, Germany, overnight. The Berwick High School student qualified for the f.....

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