Firearms clubs and associations must ensure that people shooting on their grounds hold a relevant firearms license or are supervised.
Membership of a club must not be granted unless the applicant has produced to the club:
Certificates of the Registrar are issued by the Firearms Branch.
This is required under Regulation 74 of the Firearms Regulations 2017.
1) If the controlling body of a shooting club has reasonable cause to suspect:
they must inform the Registrar as soon as practicable after the suspicion is formed by completing a Club or Employer Report to the Registrar of Firearms (PD486b)
2) Members and employees of recognised firearms clubs, paint-ball operators and commercial range operators must report to the police as soon as possible if they suspect that a person subject to a Firearms Prohibition Order has gained or tried to gain access to the grounds of the firearms club or range.
There is no civil or criminal liability where making a report in good faith.
See Regulation 94 of the Firearms Regulations 2017 on the South Australian Legislation website.
Clubs and associations must keep accurate records of its members including:
Refer to Regulation 75 of the Firearms Regulations 2017 on the South Australian Legislation website for a full list of details.
A club must ensure that any visitors to the club are not:
Visitors may use a category A, B or H firearm whilst under supervision.