Courses & Activities

Courses


 Hunter Education Course
All new members wishing to gain access to hunt game or feral pest animals on GHAA properties must first complete our Hunter Education Course. This course is mandatory for all new members regardless of their hunting and firearm experience

The Hunter Education Course covers all aspects of hunting and shooting.

Topics include:
  • Club rules
  • Club Property rules and information
  • General Farm and Farmer etiquette
  • Firearm Familiarisation and Safety
  • Hunting and shooting safety
  • Bush Navigation and safety
  • Use of GPS and UHF radios
  • Hunting and shooting equipment
  • Selecting Firearms and ammunition for purpose
  • Game animal harvest and butchering
  • Target animal species information
  • Trail Cameras

Our last Hunter Education Course for 2018 will be held on the 4th Nov and 9th to 11th Nov 2018. All dates are inclusive of the one course and all days must be attended to complete the course. 

Details can be obtained by contacting huntered@ghaa.com.au 

Firearm Safety Training

(“Statement of Attainment for Long Arms Licensing”)

All persons requiring a firearms licence in Qld and NSW are required to undertake an approved course in firearms safe handling. The course is entitled “Statement of Attainment for Long Arms Licensing”. GHAA does not currently have a certified Firearms Safety Course Trainer but is able to direct you to  independent Gold Coast  and Tweed Coast trainers.

R- Licence Training

GHAA is an Approved Hunting Organisation for NSW DPI R- Licence. We are an accredited NSW DPI Hunter LEAP Provider. Our trainers are delivering  R-Licence courses thoughout the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019  Watch this space for details or go to our GHAA Facebook page.

R-Licence Course – . We will be holding further courses in 2018. Contact our trainer at rlicence@ghaa.com.au for further details or to book your spot

Activities


Annual Dinner
GHAA holds its annual dinner in July of each year. The “Xmas in July“ dinner event is well attended by club members and their wives and partners. At this event we have awards for:

  • 10-year membership award – for those member who have 10 continuous years of membership
  • Photo Competition awards – for club members who have submitted photographs during the past year. Categories are announced annually.
  • The Golden Dozer Award – for the member who has got themselves into the deepest darkest mud hole of the year.
Shotgunners Sporting Day
Usually held May and September of each year’ for those members that enjoy a bit of shotgunning. Held at the Gold Coast Clay Target Club.
Other Club Activities
GHAA’s very proactive committee is always looking for way to engage our members with locally held events in the Gold Coast and Brisbane areas. For 2018 / 19 we are planning we are planning days targeting:
 

  • Wild Dogs and Trapping – early 2019
  • Handgunners Day – 23rd June
  • Trail Cameras in the Field – August 2018
  • GPS and UHF use in the field  – Late 2018
We are currently planning our activities for the 2018 year with several new and exciting days being looked at and planned.

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G.H.A.A Inc
PO Box 1182
Mudgeeraba Qld 4213.