News and Notices

Covid-19 Return to Archery plan

After the outbreak of COVID-19 in the ACT community in 2020, and the resulting restrictions placed on the community to minimise the spread of this virus, all archery activity in the ACT ceased. This document (available here), outlines the considerations Canberra Archery Club has taken to ‘return to play’ in a manner that is safe for its members and the ACT community, as outlined by ACT Health, Archery ACT and Archery Australia. Complying with ACT Health advice remains the requirement and this takes precedence over this plan. In light of the rapidly changing environment, this document will be reviewed regularly and updated where necessary, to ensure the latest advice is appropriately captured and conveyed to our community.

2020 Annual General Meeting

The date for Canberra Archery Club's Annual General Meeting as Sunday 25 October 2020, 12.00 pm (1200hr).

Please click on the below links to access the following documents 

1. The Agenda for the Meeting

2. The Nomination Form for members of the new Committee

3. Roles and Responsibilities document outlining the duties of Committee members

4. A Proxy Form you may use if you are unable to attend the meeting in person


The positions for which nominations are called are: President; Vice-President; Treasurer; Secretary; Coaching Coordinator; Recorder; Resources Manager; Event Coordinator; Facilities Manager and General Committee Members (please refer to the job description document). Completed Nomination Forms and Proxy Forms may be emailed to:, or posted to: Secretary, CAC, PO Box 104, Lyneham, ACT 2602.

All nomination forms must be received by Sunday 10th October 2020

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All members and visitors must sign-in on arrival and before shooting.

For visitors from other archery clubs the shooting fee is $5.

For non-members (beginners) there is a separate sign-in book on Sundays at the Beginner's container.


Shooting Line

With the increasing number of members shooting on Sundays, we have divided the field up as follows to improve safety. Beginners (ie non-members) are to shoot on the left side of the field and members are to shoot on the right side of the field. The Director of Shooting (DOS) stand is the divider for the field. 

For added safety the first few lanes on the left side of the field closest to the DOS stand will be out of bounds. This is to protect members from stray arrows. 



Members are encouraged to not leave bags and bows unattended at the building. Please take all bags etc down to the shooting area.

Last person to leave the Club must ensure all doors are shut, the security system is turned on and the toilets are locked. Shut and lock the gate on the way out.

Working Bees

The club conducts several working bees each year - normally as part of the preparation for major events on the shooting calendar. Dates of working bees will be advertised to members.


If you are not able to attend these working bees, please assist the Club when you are at the grounds by picking up rubbish, taking rubbish away (we do not have a collection service), wiping down benches, keeping target faces neatly stored etc. every bit helps.


Beginner line supervision

Each Sunday we conduct come-and-try sessions for the public. To run these sessions we need volunteers to supervise and to instruct the beginners.

We are looking for additional members to assist in providing basic instruction to the beginners. If you would like to help us, maybe only 1 Sunday every couple of months, then let me know so we can develop a roster. 









We are located on Thurbon Road, Lyneham. CAC forms part of the Southwell Park recreational facilities.


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The club is open to members seven days a week. Members are free to shoot at any time, subject to planned activities and events.

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