WEBSITE LAST UPDATED 1825 Hrs 18 JUNE 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.
ON 5 APRIL 2021 THE HUNT AREAS WERE INSPECTED AND SHOWED SOME 6" OF WATER OVER THE TRACK NEAR THE ENTRY GATE !!
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING FURTHER BOOKINGS AS THE TRACKS ARE BECOMING PASSABLE. UNLESS THERE IS FURTHER HEAVY RAIN THE HUNT AREAS SHOULD BE OPEN FROM 1 JUNE 2021
ONE DAY HUNT BY TWO REGULARS IN CENTRAL BLOCK ON 13 NOVEMBER TOOK 7 PIGS, 1 BUFF & 2 HORSES. VARIOUS OTHER ANIMALS SIGHTED BUT NOT TAKEN. BIT OF EXPERIENCE AND A LOT OF WALKING DOES THE JOB.
BOOKINGS SHOULD BE MADE IN FIRST INSTANCE BY EMAIL TO ... email@example.com 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 required by 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.
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 15 JUNE 2021 AT 1900 HRS - RIFLE CLUB BUILDING - FIRST RANGE IMMEDIATELY ON THE LEFT AFTER ENTERING COMPLEX GATE.
NEXT COURSE DATE TBA (HERE) (SUBJECT TO RECEIVING AT LEAST 4 APPLICATIONS). HOPING EARLY JULY
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.