Information

Please make yourself aware of all safety precautions before using firearms.

Travelling Overseas? Try these sites for helpful information. Register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and trade and receive advisories directly at www.dfat.gov.au/consular/advice For International health advisories, visit the Centres for Disease control site at: www.cdc.gov/travel/index.htm


COACHING ACCREDITATION:

Contact your Association office for details and next course.

Travelling to South Africa?

New Firearm Laws have come into effect from 1st July 2004. Visitors must complete the SAP520 form. Application for Temporary Import Permit.

Details: www.saps.org.za

RANGE OFFICER COURSES: Contact Your Association office now. Three Levels: Club, Prize Meeting, State. All Accreditations are valid for 3 years


Be informed – Drugs in Sport.

Athletes and their support staff need to be aware that the NRAA is a Member of Australian International Shooting Limited (AISL) who recognise the Australian Sports Anti Doping Authority (ASADA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) who have released their 2007 Prohibited List http://www.wada-ama.org/en/prohibitedlist.ch2.

Need to use a banned medicine for a legitimate medical reason? A Therapeutic User Exemptions (TUEs) or Abbreviated Therapeutic User Exemptions (ATUEs) could be the answer.

What are TUEs? A standard TUE is the process an athelete follows if they need to use a prohibited substance for a legitimate medical reason for AISL competitions [Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and Oceania]. Athletes can download the TUEs form from www.asada.gov.au/resources/forms/index.htm and forward to AISL’s Chief Medical Examiner at www.ausshooting.org/html/contact_us.html.

Unable to obtain a TUEs for International Confederation of Fullbore Rifle Associations (ICFRA) competitions [World Championships, Palma, and Australia Match]? You can ask your Doctor to seek advice from the NRAA’s medical officer medical_officer@www.nraa.com.au who is authorised to issue a Doctors Certificate Exemption (DCE) should no alternative medicine be available. All personal and medical details will remain subject to doctor to doctor confidentiality.


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