Hi to the Members of TPC
Following on from the current situation with regard to the
use of the Range during the implemented social isolation and reduced
activity/travel period to help combat the spread of COVID-19 and with regard to
the information available through both Queensland Health and Weapon Licencing
Branch the executive have the following recommendations and requirements for
the continued restricted use of the Range complex.
- The Range is open for commercial use;
- The Range is CLOSED to organised
competitions by any member of any standing;
- The Range is available for shooting
activities for the purpose of exercise;
- The Range is available for the purposes of
paid coaching on a one on one basis;
- These allowances are subject to change and/or any
direction or instruction given contrary to this advice by any authorised
body is to be immediately adhered to and the executive advised of such
In relation to this advice the following should also be
taken into account.
- No one is to be on the Range without correctly
- The limitation of social distancing will
apply with regard a 2 person maximum allowable on each individual
Range with minimum 1.5m distancing to apply between those persons;
- No larger gathering than this
number is to take place at any time within the Range complex area.
- Consideration should be given to the
recommendation for self-isolation for those above the age cap as advised
by Queensland Health;
- Weapons licencing have decreed that the period 1
March 2020 to 30 June 2020 to be interrupted for the purposes of Category
H competition participation, you do not have to shoot during this period and
this is to be reviewed in early June by WLB.
There is further information available on the QPS Weapons
Licencing web site home page and I would urge all to take a look though.
Licence Renewals and PTAs can still proceed but purchasing
and appropriation of firearms will have to wait until the restrictions are
Further in relation to the ban on gathering and the current
hiatus the Committee Meeting scheduled for Sunday 05 April 2020 will be
postponed until a date in June once further information and/or restrictions are
We also request for everyone to please relax and follow the
requirements of instructions issued by Queensland Health and WLB, information
is available on both web sites and easily found. Please remember that the
Committee members are individuals and with nearly 500 members it takes a great
deal of time to constantly have calls and emails requesting information that is
easily available, also we cannot undertake any action outside of the
restrictions and guidelines laid down this is unfortunate but will eventually
pass and with our health intact ready to get underway again.
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WLB site - https://www.police.qld.gov.au/units/weapons-licensing
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