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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Upcoming Events

Australian Deer available on newstands in February

The ADA bi-monthly magazine, Australian Deer, will be on sale at your nearest newsagency in February for $9.95.

Bookings now open for Vic Hunter Ed Course (May)

The renowned ADA Victorian Hunter Education Course is being held in May at Forest Edge (Neerim East). You can book and pay on-line here or go here for more information.


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.

Introductory Membership Offer - Ends Saturday

Last chance: Until the 31st of January NEW members can get their first year’s membership at half the usual price.

Branch Events

Sat 31 Jan: Central Vic Annual Shoot

Central Vic Branch Annual Shoot on Saturday 31st Jan, SSAA Marong Range 10.30am start for sighting in your deer rifle, BBQ lunch at 12.00, after lunch the deer rifle

Thu Feb 12: Melbourne Snake Display

Thu Feb 12 Black Snake Productions will teach you all you need to know about snakes. Click here for branch location details.

WA Meet & Greet

Sun 15 Feb at The Chase Bar and Bistro, 13 Settlers Ave Baldivis, at 11am.
Come along and meet the members and help direct the committee for the