Our aims and objectives are to promote the status of bowhunting to a high level of acceptance and recognition in Australia and around the world. We educate members to attain and uphold the highest standard of hunter ethics and the published rules of fair chase. Whilst promoting Bowhunter Education and responsible hunting ethics at all times.
Australian Bowhunters Association
The Australian Bowhunters Association has been helping hunters and field archers for nearing 4 decades, as an Australian sporting association we are self funded, have a full glossy magazine that its members get sent every 2 months which is also available in your local newsagent for non-members.
Field Archery Division
Field Archery Australia looks after the field shooters of the association, which in a lot of cases are the same as those involved in the bowhunting aspect of the sport. Field Archery Australia has a National Event each year for those field archers to see how they measure up in accuracy with their peers around the world.
Field archery is one of the most enjoyable forms of archery. The health aspects of walking around in a bush environment with like minded people that enjoy the sport of Archery is a wonderful experience.
There is a structured coaching program to make sure that you will be taught the correct way to do archery so that you can have years of enjoyment with the sport, it is also a sport that can be enjoyed by all people. The variety of equipment available makes sure that all people from all walks of life can be catered for. Why not give it a go and enjoy the outdoor bush settings with friendly people.
Bowfishing for carp trials to begin in NSW
The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) will conduct a restricted 18-month trial of bowfishing for carp in specified inland waters in NSW from next month.
There will also be a launch and workshop held on Saturday 12 December 2015 – 1pm to 5pm, and Sunday 13 December 2015 – 8am to 2pm with the venue being – Jingellic Oval, Upper Murray, NSW (near the Bridge Hotel). Please clcking HERE for full details of this event
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