GEELONG’S HUNTING & OUTDOOR HEADQUARTERS

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I make an online purchase with The Outdoor Sportsman?

We at The Outdoor Sportsman pride ourselves on personalised service. In line with this we don’t transact online. Simply place your order and we’ll contact you within 24 hours to arrange payment/freight etc

Q. What happens when I add an item to the shopping cart?

We at The Outdoor Sportsman pride ourselves on personalised service. In line with this we don’t transact online. Simply place your order and we’ll contact you within 24 hours to arrange payment/freight etc

Q. How old do I have to be to apply for a licence?

A. For a junior licence, you must have reached the age of 12 but be under 18. For an adult licence, you must be 18 years old or over.

Q. How do I dispose of a firearm?

A. Depending on the type of licence you held, you will either need to dispose of that firearm to a licensed firearm dealer, to a police station for destruction or in the manner your licence specifies. You must then send a copy of the disposal receipt you receive from the dealer or a police station to LRD. Your Divisional Firearm Officer can advise what you specifically must do with any firearm(s) you are no longer licensed to hold.

Change of address, personal details and circumstance Q. What should I do if my details have changed?

A. Licence holders alone are responsible for informing Victoria Police of any changes to their details. Licence holders or applicants whose personal details have changed, must provide details in writing of this change to Victoria Police’s Licensing & Regulation Division.

Change of address: Where any address details have changed – residential, postal, business or ordinary storage – you are required by law to inform Licensing & Regulation Division of this change within 14 days. You can use a Change of Details form to do this.

Change of name: You are required by law to inform Licensing & Regulation Division of your change of name. You can use a Change of Details form to do this. You must also provide a certified copy of:
The change of name certificate issued by the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages; OR your full birth certificate (including the schedule of all names changes); OR your marriage certificate; OR your divorce certificate.

Only certified copies (copies of documents or records that have been signed and certified by an authorised person as a true copy of an original) will be accepted.

You can email, fax or post your completed Change of Details form to LRD.