The Deer People

The Australian Deer Association

The Australian Deer Association (ADA) is a national hunting and deer management organisation established in 1969 to be advocates for our wild deer herds and ethical deer hunting.

ADA promotes safe, responsible and ethical hunting and has an established presence and members in every Australian state and territory.

ADA’s members are dedicated to the retention of habitat for deer and other wildlife, the preservation and extension of access to public land for hunting and recreation, the sustainable management of deer as a resource and the management of deer hunting to perpetuity.

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Australian Deer on sale NOW

The January/February issue of the ADA bi-monthly magazine, Australian Deer, is on sale NOW at your nearest newsagency for $9.95. ADA members will have received their copy in the

Deer a Problem?

If you are a land manager seeking assistance with controlling deer numbers, click here to see how the ADA may be able to help.

Branch Events

Gympie/Mary Valley

Butchering and caping demonstration at 'Wattle Grove Park' (Amamoor).  4pm start on Saturday March 28.  No cost.  Bring $20 and an esky/car fridge to take home some grass fed

Melbourne Branch Hunt

The Melbourne Branch will have it's first branch hunt for the year on 16th & 17th May. Ideal for new members. Email us here.

Riverina Gourmet Venison Day

The Rivena Branch is holding a Gourmet Venison Day on Saturday 23rd May at Apex Park Hall Lake Albert, Wagga Wagga, commencing 8.30am