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We provide a free service

Farmers and landholders do not need to pay to register for the program and there is no fee for our members' pest control services.

You have total control

You have total control

Farmers and landholders have total control over who comes onto their property and what conditions our members must follow.

Accredited shooters only

Accredited shooters only

SSAA members registered for this program have undertaken a shooting skill test that is equivalent to tests undertaken by professional shooters.

Covered by insurance

Covered by insurance

All SSAA members participating in this program are covered by the association's $20 million public liability and personal accident cover.

Testimonials

I have found the Farmer Assist program to be extremely helpful in controlling feral animals on our drought stricken property. I would recommend the program to other farmers.

Pat H, Longreach

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4 days ago

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Good news from South Australia. Quail hunting has returned thanks to some hard work by a group of citizen scientists.SA quail hunting back from the brink!The South Australian Government has today announced the 2022 duck and quail-hunting seasons. This announcement marks a great achievement by the hunting community to have quail hunting reinstated in SA after a two-year hiatus during which many thought the pastime would be lost forever. SSAA National’s Wildlife Biologist, Matt Godson, lead a team of volunteers from the Conservation and Hunting Alliance of South Australia to undertake a citizens’ science project which surveyed stubble quail abundance across the state. The subsequent report prepared by Matt provided SA’s Environment Minister with the data he needed to declare a sustainable hunting season.The 2022 duck season will begin on 19 March 2022 and run until 26 June with a bag limit of eight ducks per hunter per day, stubble quail season to start on 30 April 2022 and run until 31 July 2022 with a bag limit of 20 quail per hunter per day.More details on the quail survey project can be found here: bit.ly/3FL9gQD ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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As a seasoned outdoorsman John Dunn has graced the pages of Australian Shooter with his entertaining and witty writings for more than three decades. Now he’s put together his second collection of columns for readers to reprise at their leisure. The Jumbunna Collection Volume II: More Stories From The Bush includes encounters from his experiences in the Outback as well as treks to locations including Finland, New Zealand and Alaska.Read more: bit.ly/3yor5Th ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

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As David Hughes explores, the urge to hunt arises from deep-seated natural instincts and, according to this premise, the desire to hunt, fish and gather our own food represents the ‘norm’. The hunting forebears of modern man left ample records in rocks dating back millions of years.Read more: bit.ly/3p5TU4m ... See MoreSee Less
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5 months ago

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6 months ago

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The SSAA’s effort to showcase the sustainable harvest and cooking of game meats has made waves internationally.SSAA’s Field to Fork - Second Helpings cookbook has been recognised with an international award. The book, which was released earlier this year, is Australia’s Best Meat Cookbook in the 2021 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.Read more: buff.ly/2U34yfe ... See MoreSee Less
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7 months ago

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8 months ago

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A paid employment opportunity for our South Australian members.Kangaroo Island Land for Wildlife are seeking expressions of interest for a 12 month position to help our team control feral cats in high conservation areas on Western Kangaroo Island. Applicants must be experienced with humane feral cat control techniques and be a good team player!Please email pat@terrainecology.com.au for more details. ... See MoreSee Less
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