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.
To join ABA, use the join option in the "info menu" on the left of this page please.
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.
A new set of photographic animal targets will be used at this years National Safari. This will be the first time the targets will have been used and they will not be available for sale until after the conclusion of the Safari. When you recieve your magazine, the images in card form can cut from the magazine and laminated for use at the event. Otherwise, Target Identification Cards will be on sale at the safari, or download and print them from HERE
The march 14th and 15th shoot will now held at Saxon Archery Club and not Capricorn Field Archers due to the cyclone damage at Rockhampton.
The C of C for the current year is now available for download in the Document Download area or just click HERE
The Safari web site is now live and has info about the event and also allows you to pre-nominate. Hope to see you all there at Wagga Wagga Field Archers over easter, click on the link in the Info Menu on the left.