Victorian Rifle Association

Established 1860

Portland Rifle Range



The Victorian Rifle Association governs the operation of rifle ranges and target shooting clubs throughout Victoria. The sport allows licensed shooter to use target rifles in competition at distances from 300 to 1000 yards. The disiplines of Target Rifle and F Class (using scopes) are both enjoyed by Members.

Membership: New members receive a discount when joining the VRA and pro-rata memberships are also available. For more information see Memberships or phone 03 5449 3153 or email

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Upcoming Prize Meetings

Ovens and Murray OPM - 4th April - Range map

Wangaratta OPM - 5th April

East Central DRA OPM - 6th April - Range map

Anzac at the Marsh - 25th April - Range map

Lang Lang .303 and Military Rifle Shoot - 25th April - Range map


Conditions for the Running of Prize Meeting Events

The VRA gradings have been updated on the - 11th March


Victorians enjoy success at Tasmanian Queens

The 2015 Tasmanian Queens series held at Campbell Town provided an enjoyable experience for Victorian competitors.

Susie Ryan from Wondoga won the F Standard A Grade Queens Aggregate with a score of 552.31.

Gary Hunt from South Bendigo won the Davis, The Queens and the Grand Aggregate in F/TR.

L/R : Susie Ryan - F Standard A, Nathan Patterson - F Open, Neville McKinnell - F Standard B, Mark Walters - TR A Grade,

Gary Hunt - FTR, John Hope - TR B Grade.

South Bendigo competitors with an impressive haul of trophies.

L/R : Gary Hunt, Cheryle Dolman, Rod Dolman, Rodney Mahon


Wellsford Rifle Range Classic shoot

THE Wellsford rifle range's annual VRA Classic rifle shoot went off with a bang on Saturday, with people of all skill bases testing their accuracy.
This year people were able to put themselves in the shoes of their ancestors, by firing seven shots from a traditional World War 1 weapon, the .303.The latter was organised as part of a new event, the ANZAC Centennial Shoot.

Full story : Bendigo Advertiser


Range and Butts Officer - Introduction and Refresher Course

To be held at Wellsford Rifle Range on Sunday 12th April 2015, 9am start


Victoria Police Directive Regarding Muzzle Energy Limits - Wellsford Rifle Range

From the Council No 21

Restrictions on Energy Output on VRA Ranges


2015 Queens Series Entry Form  - .doc - .pdf - .xls

The dates for the Syme and Queens Series are as follows:

Syme - Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th April

Queens - Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April




NRAA Member Upate 41

F Class MACE CUP to be added to NRAA Queens

F Standard Front Rest Rule Alteration

NRAA National Grading System Trial now in place

SSR Rule Changes as at June 2014

F/TR SSR Extract


From the Council - Latest

New Executive Officer, VRA Fees, Queens update

Updated 26/03/2015


VRA and Wellsford Calendar


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