Membership Benefits

Newcastle District Hunting Club is an approved hunting club recognised by the NSW Firearms Registry.

Club membership can be used as a genuine reason for Recreational Hunting and Vermin Control, Sports Shooting (target) and Pistol Shooting categories on your shooters licence.

The club is also an approved hunting organisation (AHO) and LEAP provider with the Department of Primary Industries.

Club membership allows members to hold a NSW Restricted Game Licence.

The club has approved DPI and Registry trainers for the facilitation of training and testing for the DPI NSW Restricted Game Licence and NSW category's A & B shooters licence, along with club authorised handgun trainers.

Other club benefits include:

  • Free junior membership
  • Twice monthly testing sessions for the firearms safety course (longarms)
  • Online testing for the NSW Restricted Game Licence (R Licence) 
  • Monthly range days
  • Discount ammunition sales
  • Free club armourer services for all firearms transactions and interstate transfers  
  • Club coaching and shooter development


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