WEBSITE LAST UPDATED 1540 Hrs 16 SEPTEMBER 2021
THE BCH ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE 2020 CALENDAR YEAR IS NOW TO BE FOUND AT THE BCH TAB. (ONCE THE WEBSITE STARTS BEHAVING ITSELF)
HUNTING AREAS IN LITCHFIELD WERE CLOSED FROM 10 DECEMBER 2020 AFTER FURTHER RAINS. Parks & Wildlife Rangers have expressed thanks to the responsible behaviour of all authorised hunters during this calendar year and especially to those who assisted in reporting unauthorised intrusions into hunting areas and who provided locations of discovered items of unexploded ordnance.
BOOKINGS SHOULD BE MADE IN FIRST INSTANCE BY EMAIL TO ... firstname.lastname@example.org AND WE WILL FORWARD TO YOU UPDATED PERMIT APPLICATION AND FEES PRO-FORMA ($30 Admin + $25 per day - each hunter) .
PLEASE NOTE MUST BE MINIMUM HUNTING PARTY OF TWO LICENCED & ACCREDITED HUNTERS (INCLUDING ONE ACCREDITED NT RESIDENT) FOR SAFETY AND INSURANCE REASONS. AT TIME OF HUNT PERMIT ISSUE APPLICANTS MUST BE CURRENT MEMBERS OF AN AHO (Approved Hunting Organisation as stipulated by NT Parks & Wildlife). The three approved AHOs are SSAA, Aust Deer Association and Field & Game. NOT NECESSARY TO BE AHO MEMBERS JUST IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ACCREDITATION COURSE - BUT FINAL ACCREDITATION COMPLETION CERTIFICATE AND HUNT PERMIT ISSUE IS SUBJECT TO CURRENT LICENCING & AHO MEMBERSHIP.
IF APPLICANTS ONLY HAVE NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP OF AN AHO THIS MEETS THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF PARKS & WILDLIFE AND IS A CHEAPER OPTION THAN HAVING LOCAL MEMBERSHIP AS WELL, IF ACCESS TO LOCAL RANGE FACILITIES IS NOT ALSO REQUIRED.
PERMIT APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY COPIES PLEASE OF HUNTERS' CURRENT FIREARMS LICENCE AND OF THEIR CURRENT AHO MEMBERSHIP CARDS OR RECEIPTS.
Allocations for hunt areas & dates will be made strictly in order of receipt of requests to be fair.
(NOTE - BACK COUNTRY HUNTING ACCREDITATION COURSES)
ACCREDITATION COURSES HAVE RESUMED. COST $60. RUN FOR LESS THAN AN HOUR (1900 hrs Start) WITH SHORT TEST AT END. LOCATION RIFLE CLUB BUILDING MICKET CREEK COMPLEX - FIRST RANGE ON LEFT AFTER ENTRY). FEES NOW HAVE HAD TO BE INCREASED BY $5 to $60 TO ASSIST IN OFFSETTING COSTS
RESUMPTION OF ACCREDITATION COURSES. IF YOU ARE KEEN PLS SEND ME AN EMAIL. ......
COMPLETED LAST ACCREDITATION COURSE TUESDAY 24 AUGUST 2021
NEXT COURSE DATE TUESDAY 21 SEPTEMBER.
FOR RANGE CLOSURES & WARNINGS - SEE NEWS / SHOOTING CALENDAR SECTION
The Council is an incorporated consultative and advisory body representing the interests of legitimate firearms owners and users throughout the Northern Territory.
The Council is supported by the Northern Territory Government and solely funded by government financial grants which are used to manage the Mickett Creek Shooting Complex, resource the position of executive officer, and the Council's functions, and maintain the Council's office in the Rifle Club Building at Mickett Creek.