Archery and Tourism
Australian Archery Organisations
International Archery Organisations
Suppliers - Australia, New Zealand and Canada
Crossbow Myths - link to YouTube Video on myths associated with crossbows.
Archery Australia (archery.org.au) is the controlling body in Australia for all forms of target archery and some forms of field shooting. Archery Australia (AA) is affiliated with FITA (International Archery Federation) which controls world championships in target archery and field shooting, as well as the Olympic Games competition. AA is also affiliated with the World Crossbow Shooting Association (WSCA) which allows Australian arbalists to compete in world and regional championships in crossbow shooting.
The Executive Director can be emailed on email@example.com
3D Archery Association of Australia
Australian Bowhunters Association - www.bowhunters.org.au
The Australian Bowhunters Association (ABA) is affiliated with the International Field Archery Association (IFAA) and regularly competes in international competition organised for IFAA.
The National Crossbowmen of the United States Inc. - tba
Archery Action with Outdoor ConnectionsThe Executive Secretary PO Box 227 Aspley QLD 4034
(07) 3264 4910
Fax: (07) 3264 4963
Sporting crossbow articles also appear in The Sporting Shooter available through newsagents. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Crossbow Connection Magazine - www.crossbowconnectionmagazine.com
Ausbow Industries, AUSTRALIA33 Cadell Street, Goolwa SA, 5124
Phone: (08) 8555 5888
Manufacturers and suppliers of crossbows, longbows and other archery supplies, suppliers of bowmaking equipment,
203 Coronation Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Phone: (06) 758 4678 or (06) 753 5894
For all your crossbow accessory needs
Phone: (519) 743-6890
Custom Crossbows, NEW ZEALAND3 Palmerston Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
Phone: (07) 838 1441
manufacturers of world class crossbows and triggers
Other useful links:
- Bob Moore's Page of Links
- Centenary Archers
- Crossbows & Bolts - Offers free information on recurve and compound crossbows and accessories.
- Traditional Archery Australia
Goolwa is the first Cittaslow (or slow town) in Australia. Accreditation was received in March 2007. More details on the Cittaslow Goolwa website.
Before you visit the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula, get up-to-date information on all the festivals, sporting events and special activities, accommodation and restaurants, wineries and tourist locations from Fleurieu Peninsula Tourism. Also check out the information provided by the Alexandrina Council.
- Goolwa - Alexandrina Council - www.alexandrina.sa.gov.au
- Visit Alexandrina - Goolwa http://www.visitalexandrina.com/towns/goolwa.asp
- South Australian Tourism Commission - http://www.southaustralia.com
In January 2003, Goolwa won the Best Decorated Town for Stage 4 of the Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under international cycling race. Goolwa won the Best Decorated Town award in January 2000 for Stage 2 of the Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under race. Goolwa hosted the start of Stage 3 in January 2004 and also won the Best Dressed Town. Goolwa again won this award in 2005 and 2006. Cittaslow Goolwa won an award for its special cycling sculpture in 2007. In 2010 Goolwa won the Silver Award for the Santos Tour Down Under Best Dressed Town.
In May 2004, Goolwa celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the first public railway line in Australia. In October 2001, Goolwa was the focus of the completion of the Centenary of Federation event, the "Source to Sea". In May, Goolwa was announced as the 1999 Australian Tidy Towns Award winner!
The Wooden Boat Festival is held in Goolwa every 2 years. The next one will be in 2013. The Wooden Boat and Music Festival website has all the required contact information.
Watch for special activities organised by the Goolwa Traders. See GOOLWA ALIVE - a community street party - Sunday of the Labour Long Weekend usually in October from 10.00am. Something for all the family!
Ausbow Industries is a member of the Southern Alexandrina Business Association.