Welcome To Cockburn-Fremantle Pistol Club

About us

Established in 1958 and one of the largest and most vibrant pistol clubs in the Perth metro area. With a proud membership of 180 shooters, our community ranges from juniors to senior citizens, embracing all skill levels from beginners to state, national, and even world competitors. Join us in a supportive and inclusive environment where you can hone your shooting skills and be part of a legacy of excellence.

Ranges and Matches

At Cockburn Fremantle Pistol Club, we offer a diverse range of shooting matches to cater to all interests and skill levels. Our disciplines include Air Pistol, Standard, Centre Fire, Rapid Fire, Free Pistol, Service Pistol, WA1500, Single Action, and Black Powder. We proudly boast seven ranges, each meticulously set up to accommodate different matches and distances, from 10 meters to 50 meters. Our members utilize a variety of pistol calibers, ranging from .177 to .45, ensuring a comprehensive and engaging shooting experience for all. Join us and find your perfect match!

New Members

Our club is open to visitors every Wednesday at 6:15pm. Payment of $20 will provide an introduction, safety training, and a supervised air pistol shoot in the indoor range with a club instructor.

Currently, we have 180 members. To become a member:

  1. Complete 3 introductory air pistol shoots on Wednesday nights.
  2. Complete an application form.
  3. Submit the application form along with a police clearance issued by WAPOL, a passport photo, and $150 nomination fee.
  4. The application will then go to the committee for assessment at the next monthly meeting.

Applications can be submitted in person or to the club secretary via email at [email protected].

More information for new members is available here

To apply for a “club use only” West Australian Firearms Licence you must;

  • Be a financial member of an approved pistol club for at least 6 months and undergo the mandatory training.
  • Passed the Police Firearms Awareness Test.
  • Provide a club support letter for the firearm you wish to license.
  • Have a WA Police approved safe for firearm storage.

Training and safety

Like all sports Pistol shooting has many rules and regulations to adhere to providing one of the safest sports in Australia. New club members are supervised and instructed by a qualified club instructor. During this initial introduction new members learn safety, club rules, range rules and how to shoot.

Affiliated Associations

WAPA is the West Australian Pistol Association and is made up of Clubs whose purpose it is to promote the sport of Pistol Shooting. Currently there are 37 clubs affiliated with the Association with a combined membership of approximately 1300 members. Cockburn Fremantle Pistol Club represents approximately 180 members and growing.
PA is responsible for conducting national championships in all ISSF, International 1920 Match, Metallic Silhouette and WA1500 match events. Its members are represented through Australian International Shooting Limited (AISL) to the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) and the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).

Precision Pistol Competition (PPC) another World Class shooting event under the banner or Pistol Australia. Follow the link to learn more about this sport, a truly unique event that is hosted at the CFPC.

The ISSF is the only organisation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the governing body of amateur international shooting sport for all international shooting competitions. Thus the ISSF controls the technical regulations in all the target shooting disciplines including pistol, rifle, running target and shotgun.


Address : 886 Warton Road, Banjup WA 6164. (Corner of Armadale Rd and Warton Rd)

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: (08) 9397 0797 (unattended)