21 February 2020

  • Stay home if you are unwell.
  • Practise good hygiene at all times. Hand Soap is available in all toilet facilities and  sanitiser for cleaning of hand and any Range shared equipment (staplers, targets etc.)
  • If members display COVID symptoms or do not adhere to the social distancing requirements they may be directed by the Range Officer to leave the Range Complex immediately.
  • SSAA ACT prohibits persons from all known COVID hot spots, as per ACT Government information, from visiting the SSAA ACT Majura Range Complex.
  • SSAA ACT Council supports the Range Officers in making decisions in accordance with our SSAA ACT COVID-19 plan.
  • SSAA ACT has registered as a business user of the Check in CBR contact tracing app.
  • It is compulsory for all people over the age of 16 years attending the SSAA ACT Majura Range Complex to use the Check in CBR app.
  • Parents/guardians are encouraged to include any child under 16 years as an attendee.
  • The Check in CBR app profile allows for people without access to a smart phone to be included as an attendee.
  • The Check in CBR app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store (for iPhones) or Google Play Store (for Android phones)
  • Members accessing ranges after hours must be an approved member who holds a key and valid Range pass or a guest of an approved member.
  • SSAA members must provide their membership number when signing the SSAA ACT Attendance book.
  • Non SSAA members and visitors must provide their address and phone number when signing the SSAA ACT Attendance book.
  • All Individual Range Discipline/Club/Section activities are limited to groups of 200 people.
  • Disciplines will be expected to ensure compliance with these requirements during club shoots to the best of their ability.
  • Indoor Ranges/Clubhouses – follow the one person per 2 square metres rule to ensure sufficient physical distancing between participants.
  • Outdoor Ranges – follow the one person per 2 square metres rule to ensure sufficient physical distancing between participants.
  • Keep 1.5 metres from other people. Social distancing will be enforced by Range Officers.
  • Shooters should where possible not share firearms or personal equipment. This does not apply to Family members who reside in the same household.
  • There will be signage placed at entry points with clear direction for unwell members not to attend or leave immediately if they begin to feel unwell.
  • Clubs/Disciplines/Sections shall communicate to their members what shooting activities will be conducted and what is expected of them as individuals.
  • This document will be made available to our members on the website and at the Range.
  • As official restrictions are further eased this document will be updated and reviewed by the SSAA ACT Executive to reflect the changes.

SSAA ACT advises that normal SSAA Member-to-Member insurance for accident or injury remains in place at all SSAA Ranges however should any person contract COVID-19 virus this will not be covered under the current Pandemic insurance exclusion.

People attending the Range should consider the risk of exposure through attending the range for themselves and decide if it is appropriate for them to return to shooting at this time.

SSAA ACT COVID-19 Incident Management and Reporting

  • If a member who has attended the Range reports to SSAA ACT or a Club/Discipline that they have tested positive to COVID-19 the Secretary will immediately contact the National COVID helpline 1800 020 080 (24-hour service) for advice.
  • The SSAA ACT Range used by that member will be closed immediately.
  • SSAA ACT will liaise with ACT Health on what steps should be taken including cleaning before the Range can be reopened.
  • SSAA ACT attendance records from that Range will be made available to the Secretary to provide to health authorities for tracing and follow-up.
  • To help contact tracing it is recommended members download the COVIDSafe mobile app.
  • To help contact tracing it is recommended members download the COVIDSafe mobile app.
  • Protocols will apply related to quarantine/self-isolation for the individual/s and those contacts considered at risk.