Media Enquiries
Senior Vice President
David Handyside

0418 820 470


General Enquiries
Junior Vice President
John Hender

0419 849 452


Range Development, Club Liaison, Conservation & Mobile Range
Executive Officer
James Reeves

0499 554 498


Media Enquiries


0418 820 470

General Enquiries

Junior Vice President

0419 849 452

Mobile Air Rifle Range Hire and Firearms Safety Instruction

Executive Officer

0499 554 498

SSAA Goolwa Club

Contact Details

Phone Secretary: Robyn 0408 523 627

Postal Address: PO Box 80, Port Elliot, SA 5212

Physical address: 59 Peel Road, Currency Creek SA 5214

Current Program

Goolwa Program

Club Promotional Flyer


Procedure for joining the Club


Notes for prospective new members

Membership application form

About the Club

Athol Carle formed the SSAA (SA) Goolwa Pistol and Shooting Club in 1976 and was its first president. At that time, the club had about 80 members. The club itself was built on a rifle range, which dates back to the 1850s.

Currently, the club comprises a clubhouse and kitchen, a 25m Rapidfire range, a 25/50m Precision range and an Air Pistol/Rifle indoor shooting range. Metallic silhouette targets at 25m are also part of the program, as are clay targets for Shotgun.

The club also offers its members an attendance the Monarto Range monthly. The longer ranges and higher velocities add to the challenge. A barbecue lunch usually rounds off the day.

A lot of the newer club and committee members are new to the Fleurieu region as well. This has brought in many new ideas. Compliance with newer laws, rules and regulations, however, is still vital to the club and the shooting sports.

There is friendly competitive rivalry among members within the various disciplines at the Goolwa Pistol and Shooting Club. Disciplines shot are Centrefire, Centrefire Sport, 50m Rimfire, 25m Precision, Standard Gun, Rapidfire, Air Pistol/Rifle, Centrefire Rifle (cast bullets only), Rimfire Rifle, and Black Powder Pistol and Rifle. Benchrest Pistol (one of several seasonal competitions) has recently been included in our program and is proving popular. All up, the club runs about 20 competitions.

Knowledge and advice is freely shared between all members and you don’t have to achieve at any level other than that which you wish. There are some members who are aim very high in their sport and while this is certainly respected and encouraged, the club finds that most members simply enjoy the club atmosphere and friendship of other members.

What do we shoot

  • Rifle
  • Handgun,
  • Air rifle/pistol
  • Black powder
  • Shotgun

When do we shoot

  • Please see the club Website.

Disciplines practiced

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