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15-03-2022

PISTOL AUSTRALIA NOTICE R..

PISTOL AUSTRALIA NOTICE RE COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY Pistol Australia wishes to advise that the Executive Committee has approved the immediate rescinding of the Pistol Australia Covid-19 Vaccination Policy that came into effect on 14 December 2021. The reasoning for the change is that the majority of States and Territories have now moved away from the […]

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21-02-2022

Entry Date extended to 7 ..

Please note that the closing date for entries to the 2022 PA ISSF National Championships to be held at Yarra Pistol Club has been extended to midnight on 7th March 2022. The entry form can be viewed at this link: 2022 ISSF PA National Championships Entry Form updated 16 Jan 22

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08-02-2022

Important Notice re the F..

Important Notice re the Finals Format for the 2022 ISSF National Championships.   As many of you maybe aware the ISSF has introduced a new finals format for international events. Please note that this will NOT be implemented at the 2022 ISSF National Championships at Yarra Pistol Club. The Finals formats for the 2022 ISSF […]

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13-12-2021

Pistol Australia Covid-19..

The Pistol Australia Covid-19 Vaccination Policy for sanctioned events has been approved by the PA Executive Committee and will be implementated at 12.01am Tuesday 14th December 2021. Please see policy on this link: Pistol Australia Incorporated – COVID-19 Vaccinaton Policy Document effective 14 December 2021

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08-12-2021

Revised 2022 and 2023 Nat..

The Pistol Australia Executive Committee has approved revised 2022 National Team Selection Criteria and 2023 National Team Selection Criteria for Action Pistol; Metallic Silhouette and WA1500. Click on this link to view the criteria: https://pistol.org.au/selection-criteria/

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02-11-2021

Advertisement for Nationa..

Pistol Australia is calling for nominations from qualified and experienced persons for the following positions: ∙ National Coach , Action Pistol ∙ National Coach , Metallic Silhouette ∙ National Coach , WA1500 The positions are part time with an honorarium and all expenses paid. Administrative support will be provided by the Pistol Australia office. The […]

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19-10-2021

PA Action Pistol Grand Pr..

The Action Pistol Grand Prix entry form is now available. Venues ACT – SSPC ACT (Sunday 21st only) │ NSW – Blacktown PC NT – Darwin PC│QLD – Toowoomba PC SA – Adelaide PC│TAS – is not participating VIC – Yarra PC (in conjunction with VIC State Titles) WA – Kalamunda PC (Sunday 21st only) […]

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01-10-2021

PISTOL AUSTRALIA ACTION P..

PISTOL AUSTRALIA ACTION PISTOL GRAND PRIX DEFERRAL Pistol Australia has moved the Action Pistol Remote Grand Prix scheduled for the 16th & 17th October 2021 to the weekend of 21st & 22nd November 2021. The change of date is in line with the Covid plans issued recently by the Governments of ACT, NSW and Victoria […]

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29-09-2021

2021 National Championshi..

PISTOL AUSTRALIA MEDIA RELEASE 2021 National Championships and National Team’s New Zealand Tour The Executive Committee of Pistol Australia met last night to discuss the ongoing Covid effect on the remaining National Championships for 2021 and the Pistol Australia Action Pistol, Metallic Silhouette and WA1500 National Team’s New Zealand Tour. The following decisions were taken: […]

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01-09-2021

MEDIA RELEASE – 202..

MEDIA RELEASE – 2021 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND PISTOL AUSTRALIA NATIONAL TEAM TOUR TO NEW ZEALAND The Executive Committee of Pistol Australia met last night to consider the remaining 2021 National Championships and the Pistol Australia National Action Pistol, Metallic Silhouette and WA1500 Teams tour of New Zealand. A summary of the decisions taken are below: […]

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11-08-2021

2021 Pistol Australia Rem..

When Pistol Australia deferred the 2021 Action Pistol Championships it decided to conduct a remote Action Pistol Grand Prix Competition on the weekend that the Action Pistol Nationals were to be originally held – 28th and 29th August 2021. This event will be a trial competition to test the capability of holding remote competitions during […]

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05-07-2021

2022 Commonwealth Archery..

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08-03-2021

Results from the 25th Met..

The results from the 25th Metallic Silhouette 100m Small Bore and Field Pistol National Championships hosted by ACT Pistol Association Inc. and conducted at the SSPC-ACT Pistol Club from 5th March to 7th March 2021 are now available on this web site. Please click on this link: https://pistol.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Final-Results-25th-SB-Nat-SSPC-ACT-2021.pdf    

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18-02-2021

January 2021 Pistol Austr..

The January 2021 edition of the Pistol Australia Bulletin has been released and can be found at the following link – https://pistol.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/PistolAustralia-Bulletin-JAN21_web.pdf Copies will be posted to all State/Territory Secretaries/Offcies plus all registered clubs on 22 February 2021.

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02-02-2021

Pistol Australia Media Re..

  Pistol Australia has received several questions from competitors re the decision to proceed with 2021 Pistol Australia National Championships in all disciplines. After consultation with all States and Territory Associations the following statement is provided for clarification on responsibilities and costs associated with the scheduled events.   What if Pistol Australia proceeds with a […]

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22-01-2021

PISTOL AUSTRALIA 2021 NAT..

The Management and Executive Committees of Pistol Australia, which includes representatives from all States and Territories, met on Thursday 21st January 2021 to discuss the staging of the 2021 National Championships in view of the ongoing pandemic. It was unanimously decided that all 2021 National Championships will proceed as scheduled. Please see list below. The […]

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07-01-2021

2022 Pistol Australia Nat..

Please find below the links to the 2020 Pistol Australia National Team Selection Criteria for the Action Pistol, Metallic Silhouette and WA1500. Please note: Due to the unprecedented challenges experienced in 2020 with the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding domestic and international competition in 2021, the 2021 domestic and international calendar may change at […]

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30-11-2020

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Call for nominations – 2021 Pistol Australia National Development Squad Do you want to progress your ISSF pistol shooting to the next level? Pistol Australia are looking for junior and young athletes who have what it takes to become a National Team athlete and eventually progress to the Shooting Australia Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games […]

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26-10-2020

2020 PA AGM Results..

The Pistol Australia Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 24th October 2020. Mr Ray Andrews OAM was confirmed as an Honorary Life Member of Pistol Australia at the meeting. The following were elected to the positions below: President – Ray Andrews OAM 1st Vice President – Stephen Fettell 2nd Vice President – David Dewsbury […]

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16-07-2020

2021 and 2022 National Ch..

Pistol Australia is pleased to announce the confirmed 2021 and 2022 National Championships Schedule as follows: 2021: 2021 PA National Championships – Metropolitan PC, Queensland – dates TBC – Easter Period 2021. 2021 ISSF National Championships – BISC, Queensland – dates TBC – Easter Period 2021. 2021 Action Pistol National Championships – Yarra PC, Victoria […]

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18-05-2020

Pistol Australia Announce..

Pistol Australia Announcement Management and the Executive of Pistol Australia are pleased to advise the following: The 2021 PA/ISSF National Championships will now be held at the Metropolitan Pistol Club (PA Matches)/BISC (ISSF Matches), Queensland from 26th March to 4th April 2021. The 2021 Action Pistol National Championships will now be held at the Yarra […]

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04-05-2020

Pistol Australia Awards S..

Join the Pistol Community on Pistol Australia’s Night of Nights where we will celebrate the outstanding achievements and contributions of our members. The show will include interviews with all winners. This special PA Awards show has been created to ensure we recognise and celebrate with our members even though the 2020 Nationals Presentation Dinner and […]

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30-04-2020

NDS Webinar Saturday 2 Ma..

The webinar this week with be two-fold: Update on the Pistol Australia National Development Squad Interview with Sydney Olympic Bronze Medallist and NDS Mentor – Annemarie Forder – to discuss her Olympic journey to the bronze medal and her role in the NDS. The webinar will be held on Saturday 2nd May 2020 at 300pm […]

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24-04-2020

ANZAC Day Webinar with cu..

Pistol Australia and all States and Territories are proud to present a special ANZAC Day Webinar with our current and former serving Military members who will give insights into their experiences in both the Military and as Pistol community members. The webinar will be hosted by Michael Westdorp who will also be presenting a remembrance […]

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17-04-2020

Australia’s Olympic..

The Australian Olympic Committee today announced the 2020 Australian Shooting Team Athletes who will compete in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021. Pistol Australia and the whole pistol community congratulates: Daniel Repacholi, Air Pistol Men – 5th Olympic Games Dina Aspandiyarova, Air Pistol Women – 4th Olympic Games Elena Galiabovitch, 25M Pistol – […]

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16-04-2020

Vale Barry Downs..

Pistol Australia is saddened to hear of the passing of Barry Downs. Dr Barry Downs was born in Queensland on the 24th May 1930. Barry was a pistol shooter of note with his main event being 50m Pistol (Free Pistol). Barry was the National Champion in free pistol at the 1966 Nationals in Adelaide and […]

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10-04-2020

Webinar Connection Detail..

Join us this Saturday for the Action Pistol Webinar – 300pm Eastern 230pm Central and 100pm Western – click on this link to join – you can join anonymously if you wish: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/241544883

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09-04-2020

PA Cover Picture Competit..

Pistol Australia has launched a new weekly Photo Competition! Post your favourite pistol shooting photo in the comments are after clicking on the links below. Entries and voting closes at 5pm AEST on Saturday 11 April. – #PACoverPhotoChallenge #PistolAustralia  

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02-04-2020

Joint Social Media Member..

Pistol Australia in conjunction the State and Territory Associations are pleased to announce a joint social media campaign to actively engage our members during the Covid-19 pandemic. The State and Territory social media co-ordinators have been meeting via zoom videoconferencing with Pistol Australia staff over the past week to plan the campaign. We have been […]

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17-03-2020

Communique from Pistol Au..

Communique from Pistol Australia Pistol Australia and Pistol Shooting Queensland have been reviewing the current situation with the Coronavirus Pandemic in relation to the 2020 PA ISSF National Championships scheduled for Brisbane from 4th to 12th April 2020. Management and the Executive have met and decided on the following action. The 2020 PA ISSF Nationals […]

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13-03-2020

Coronavirus Update..

Pistol Australia is monitoring the ongoing issues relating to the effect coronavirus is having on sporting events in Australia. At this point in time all Pistol Australia events will be proceeding. Pistol Australia will continue to closely monitor and follow the advice of the Queensland Government in relation to the 2020 PA ISSF National Championships […]

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09-03-2020

Results 2020 PA Metallic ..

The full results of the 2020 PA Metallic Silhouette Small Bore and Field Pistol Championships held at the Sporting Shooters Pistol Club, Canberra from 6th to 8th March 2020 are now available – click here: Results-2020-PA-Metallic-Silhouette-Small-Bore-and-Field-Pistol-National-Championships

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08-03-2020

International Womens Day..

It’s International Womens Day. Today we celebrate our women shooters at the 24th PA Metallic Silhouette Small Bore & Feild Pistol National Championships. Click here to view the video: The Women of Metallic Silhouette

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08-03-2020

Highlights Day 2 Metallic..

See all the highlights from Day 2 of the 2020 Metallic Silhouette SB & FB National Championships – click here: Day 2 Highlights

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07-03-2020

Highlights Day 1 Metallic..

Click here to view the highlights of Day 1 (6 March 2020) at the 2020 Metallic Silhouette SB FP National Championships in Canberra. Day 1 Highlights click here

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07-03-2020

Scott Dawson shoots perfe..

Congratulations to Scott Dawson who yesterday (6/3/20) shot the first 40 of the Metallic Silhouette Small Bore and Field Pistol National Championships being held in Canberra at the Sporting Shooters Pistol Club, Majura. Scott shot his 40 in Small Bore Production.

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07-03-2020

Welcome to our New Web Si..

Welcome to the new Pistol Australia web site. The pupose of the change is to make the web site more user friendly and informative. If you have any suggestions about content please send them to admin@pistol.org.au – all comments will be replied to and looked at. Pistol Australia is conducting social media forums accross the […]

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16-07-2019

ENTRY FORM – 2019 A..

The 2019 Action Pistol National Championships will be hosted by PSQ and conducted at the Toowoomba Pistol Clubs, 24-26 October 2019. Click here to download the entry form: https://www.pistol.org.au/EventEntryForms

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16-07-2019

ENTRY FORM – 2019 M..

The 2019 Metallic Silhouette Big Bore National Championships will be hosted by NSWAPA and conducted at the Narrabri Pistol Club, 20-22 September 2019. Click here to download the entry form: https://www.pistol.org.au/EventEntryForms

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22-07-2019

Sergei Evglevski Lead Uni..

Victoria University student and 2018 Commonwealth Games shooting silver medallist Sergei Evglevski lead the Australian UniRoos into the opening ceremony at the Stadio San Paolo in Napoli recently as the team flagbearer. A surprised Evglevski was honoured to be chosen to carry the flag and lead the 184-strong UniRoos out at the Opening Ceremony. “It’s very […]

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07-08-2019

Coach Development Symposi..

This weekend the Eastern Amateur Pistol Club will be hosting a Pistol Australia Coach Development Symposium. Over this 2 day event there will be presentations on shooting technique and current coaching methods by Pistol Australia’s National Development Coach, Joseph Kapitanof, along with other local presenters. This is a free event with lunch and refreshments provided. The […]

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19-08-2019

2019 August Bulletin Rele..

Pistol Australia is pleased to release the August 2019 Bulletin. The version availablee on this web site is the electronic version. The print version will be distributed to all clubs in Australia next week. To download the bulletin click here: Pistol Australia-Bulletin AUG19 web

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20-08-2019

Father’s Day Photo ..

With Father’s Day fast approaching, Pistol Australia is looking for the best photo that represents the bond between dad and kids while participating in Pistol Shooting. Prize: $100 cash To Enter: Post your photo to either Facebook, Instagram or Twitter by 5pm Tuesday 27th Aug…..

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27-08-2019

2019 Australia Wide Air P..

This competition will be run during September, October, November and December 2019. Firing dates will be on the 1st – 10th of each month. Scores will be published on the Pistol Australia website and social media pages at the end of each match. Competitors will receive points based on their ranking at the end of each match. […]

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04-09-2019

Pistol Australia Show Liv..

Pistol Australia are proud to announce our new live stream show about all things pistol shooting. It will be live every Wednesday night 7pm, starting on the 4th September. You will be able to watch the show LIVE and FREE on Pistol Australia’s Facebook page, Vimeo channel and Website. Hosted by Michael Westdorp, the show […]

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04-09-2019

Technical Difficulty With..

We sincerely apologise for the livestream from the website and Vimeo not working. We encountered technical difficulties and we are not sure why it did not work. We will be working on the problem tomorrow to make sure it does not happen next week. The show did go live on Facebook. You can now watch […]

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06-09-2019

Name The New Pistol Austr..

It is competition time again! This time Pistol Australia would like you to name our new weekly show, which livestreams on Facebook, Vimeo and the website every Wednesday night 7pm. All detalis for the competition are below and we look forward to receiving your ideas!

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10-09-2019

ANNOUNCEMENT: WA1500 Worl..

ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2019 WA1500 World Championships Opening Ceremony has been rescheduled and will now be at 2pm AEST on Pistol Australia’s Facebook page, Vimeo and YouTube.

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12-09-2019

W1500 World Championships..

Provisional Results after day 2 of competition at the 2019 WA1500 World Championships, Hill Top, NSW are available on this link: https://2019wa1500worldchampionships.com.au and below: WA1500 Pistol WA1500 Revolver WA48 Revolver 4 WA48 Stock Semi Auto WA60 Distinguished Pistol WA60 Distinguished Revolver WA60 Open

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14-09-2019

Australia’s WA1500 Pist..

Australia’s WA1500 Pistol Team are World Champions. Chris Banfield and Peter Brus became World Teams Champions in the WA1500 Pistol at Hill Top yesterday. Another set of World Champions on home soil. Final results are now available on the event web site: https://2019wa1500worldchampionships.com.au/

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14-09-2019

Peter Brus, Australia’s..

Peter Brus became Australia’s newest World Champion in the WA1500 Revolver category with a score of 1494 seen here being chaired by Dean Brus his father and coach and Australian Team Manager Lindsay Jones. Final results are now available on the event web site: https://2019wa150…..

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20-09-2019

Metallic Silhouette Big B..

Follow the 2019 Metallic Silhouette Big Bore Championships from Narrabri on all our social media platforms: Facebook: www.facebook.com/PistolAustralia Instagram: pistolaustralia Twitter: @PistolAustralia OR if you are not registered with any of these platforms follow the news and videos by looking at the feeds on our web site – you can watch without joining. Look to […]

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20-09-2019

Air Pistol Postal Shoot &..

Results are in for the September leg of the Air Pistol Postal Shoot. All results are below; Women  State September   A  Nicola Batchelar QLD 557 Ileana Muresan NSW 545 Dannielle Moleman NSW 539 Laura Cowling NSW 543 B Anne Knibbs VIC 505 Kirsty Kelly TAS 537 Sarah Smith NSW 516 Jo Hutchinson NT 529 […]

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24-09-2019

2019 Metallic Silhouette ..

Over the weekend, NSWAPA and the Narrabri Pistol Club hosted the 33rd Pistol Australia Metallic Silhouette 200m Big Bore National Championships. A big thank you to the team at Narrabi Pistol Club for putting on an awesome event. Our competitors battled hard at the Narrabi range showcasing their skills at the National Championships. Congratulations to all of 2019’s […]

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24-09-2019

National ISSF/PA Top Ten ..

The National ISSF/PA Top Ten list as at 31 August 2019 has now been published on the web site and social media platforms. Click here: ISSF/PA National Top Ten …..

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26-09-2019

Statement From Senator Br..

Senator Bridget McKenzie has released a statement highlighting the benefits of shooting. You can find the full statement below as well as a link to the full report on the economic and social impacts of recreational shooting.   Thursday, 26 September 2019   Highlighting the benefits of hunting and shooting   A new report shows […]

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20-10-2019

Metallic Silhouette Teams..

Congratulations to Australia’s Metallic Silhouette team who won Big Bore Team Aggregate, Small Bore Team Aggregate and Field Pistol Team Aggregate at the 2019 Oceania IMSSU Championships in NZ this weekend. Well done to all team members! Individual and Team Results are below: For full results of the event click on this link: HMS_Oceania_Results_2019

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27-10-2019

2019 Action Pistol Nation..

The official results for the 2019 Action Pistol National Championships are now available on the PA web site. Pistol Australia wants to congratulate Bryan Blakey, the entire Toowoomba Club and PSQ for an outstanding nationals. Looking forward to Toowoomba hosting the 2020 Action Pistol World Championships in October 2020. The results can be viewed here: 2019 […]

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27-10-2019

2019 Action Pistol Nation..

The official results for the 2019 Action Pistol National Championships are now available on the PA web site. Pistol Australia wants to congratulate Bryan Blakey, the entire Toowoomba Club and PSQ for an outstanding nationals. Looking forward to Toowoomba hosting the 2020 Action Pistol World Championships in October 2020. The results can be viewed here: 2019 […]

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26-11-2019

Launch Of 2019 Pistol Aus..

Pistol Australia in conjunction with all States and Territories is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Awards. The awards recognise the achievements of the Australian Pistol Community. The following new categories have been approved for the 2019 Awards: Athlete of the Year – Male Athlete of the Year – Female Athlete of the […]

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02-12-2019

December 2019 PA Bulletin..

The December 2019 Pistol Australia Bulletin is now available on this web site: Click here to view and download: December 2019 PA Bulletin Hard copies of the Bulletin will be posted to every PA club in Australia over the next week. Please go to your club to view. 3 December 2019

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09-12-2019

Final Range Report For 20..

The final “Range Report” for the year will be broadcast live from Yarra Pistol Club on Wednesday 11th December 7pm AEDT. The show will be co-hosted by Australian Team Member Sergei Evglevski. We are also inviting the pistol community of Yarra and the surrounding areas to be part of the live audience for the show. […]

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09-12-2019

Rule Changes Approved..

At the recent Executive Committee Meeting held in Canberra in November a number of rule changes were proposed by the National Referee Committee. Six of the proposed changes were approved. A summary of the approved changes can be viewed here: Approved Rule Changes – 24th November 2019

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16-12-2019

PA Executive Meeting Outc..

The Pistol Australia Executive Committee attended a meeting in Canberra in November 2019. It was agreed at the meeting that a summary of outcomes would be published so the Pistol Community was better informed on what decisions were taken. The Executive Committee of Pistol Australia consists of eight (8) Executive Officers, one from each State and […]

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19-12-2019

Christmas Closure Notice:..

Christmas Closure Notice: The PA Office will be closed from 20th December 4pm – 6th January 9am

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31-12-2019

2020 ISSF PA Nationals En..

The 2020 ISSF PA Nationals Entry Form is now available on this web site – follow this link: https://pistol.org.au/index.php/EventEntryForms

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06-01-2020

Pistol Australia Awards..

Pistol Australia is proud to announce the inaugural Annual Awards for Pistol Shooting in Australia. The awards are for the 2019 year and will be presented at the PA/ISSF Presentation dinner in Brisbane 12th April 2020 which will be live streamed in a special version of the Range Report. Selection Criteria and Process Nominations will […]

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09-01-2020

2020 Australian Metallic ..

Pistol Australia is pleased to announce the 2020 Australian Metallic Silhouette Team. The team is (in alphabetical order): Glen Anderson – Big Bore, Small Bore and Field Pistol Scott Dawson – Big Bore and Field Pistol Kim Emery – Big Bore and Small Bore Iain Yule – Small Bore and Field Pistol Team Manager – […]

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16-01-2020

2020 Metallic Silhouette ..

The 2020 ISSF PA Nationals Entry Form is now available on this web site – follow this link: https://www.pistol.org.au/EventEntryForms

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26-02-2020

2020 PA AGM Date Announce..

The 2020 Pistol Australia Annual General Meeting will be held at 900am on Saturday 13 June 2020 at the Vibe Hotel, Canberra Airport.

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