Telephone: (08) 8555 5888
International: +61 8 8555 5888

Useful Links

Archery and Tourism

Crossbow Myths - link to YouTube Video on myths associated with crossbows.

Australian Archery Organisations

Archery Australia Inc.

Archery Australia ( 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

3D Archery Association of Australia


Australian Bowhunters Association -

The Australian Bowhunters Association (ABA) is affiliated with the International Field Archery Association (IFAA) and regularly competes in international competition organised for IFAA.

International and Overseas Archery Organisations

International Archery Federation - (FITA)

International Field Archery Association - (IFAA)

World Crossbow Shooting Association - (WCSA)

International Crossbow Shooting Union - (IAU)

The National Crossbowmen of the United States Inc. - tba

Australian Archery Magazines/Journals

Archery Action with Outdoor Connections

The Executive Secretary
PO Box 227
Aspley QLD 4034

Phone: (07) 3264 4910
Fax: (07) 3264 4963

Sporting crossbow articles also appear in The Sporting Shooter available through newsagents. Email:

International Magazines/Journals

Crossbow Connection Magazine -

Archery Suppliers

Ausbow Industries, AUSTRALIA

33 Cadell Street,
Goolwa SA, 5124

Phone: (08) 8555 5888
Fax: (08) 8555 5999

Manufacturers and suppliers of crossbows, longbows and other archery supplies, suppliers of bowmaking equipment,

New Plymouth Archery Supplies

203 Coronation Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Phone: (06) 758 4678 or (06) 753 5894
Fax: (06) 753 8847


* For all your crossbow accessory needs
* Estonian and other vanes, adhesives
* 1716 X7 shafting
* waterproof target faces
* Rapid mail order service - including Australia

WASP Archery Products Inc

707 Main Street
Plymouth CT 06782 USA



Excalibur Crossbows, CANADA

2335 Shirley Avenue
Kitchener Ontario N2K 2Z1

Phone: (519) 743-6890
Fax: (519) 743-6964


Custom Crossbows, NEW ZEALAND

3 Palmerston Street,
Hamilton, New Zealand

Phone: (07) 838 1441
Fax: (07) 838 1991

* manufacturers of world class crossbows and triggers
* supplier of 1716 X7 precision machined nylon nocks

Ausbow Industries is proud to announce the availability of the HAWKE OPTICS range of quality products - particularly their crossbow telescopic sights. See Accessories List.

Other useful links:

Tourist Information - Historic River Port of Goolwa, South 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.

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 Festivalwebsite 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.

Further Information

If you have any comments or want more information, please contact Ausbow Industries by using the Further Information form. You can contact us directly by phone, fax or email.

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