Firearm Club Licence - Northern Territory

Service summary

This licence entitles an incorporated club to own firearms for its members or prospective members to use on approved firearm ranges. A Firearm Club is defined by the Act as a "shooting union, association, club or other group of persons, however described, who associate for purposes connected with the discharge of firearms."

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be an incorporated body affiliated with a national or international shooting organisation. Not only must the club be licensed, but the facilities which a club uses must be inspected and approved by the Commissioner of Police as being safe for use by club members as well as the public. This requires an inspection by qualified range inspectors, who generally travel throughout the Territory on a yearly basis.

Duration

Three years.

Fees

$264 (230 Revenue Units)
In 2017/2018 - 1 Revenue Unit is equivalent to $1.15

Administering agency

Northern Territory Police, Fire & Emergency Services

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1997 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Officer in Charge, Firearms Policy & Records Unit


Operating address:
Peter McAulay Centre
McMillans Road
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address:
PO Box 39764
Winnellie NT 0821

Phone:

0889223543

Fax:

0889223540
firearmsregistry@pfes.nt.gov.au

Website:

http://www.pfes.nt.gov.au/Contact-Us.aspx Opens in a new browser window

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