Category Archives: Australian news

News from within Australia

WABA (West Australian Boomerang Association) State Championship 2019

Nick Pritchard of Booragoon, Perth, West Australia has won the West Australian Championship for the first time, taking the grand trophy from the Perry father/son duo who shared competition wins for over 10 years from 2008 to 2018. In hot, shifting wind conditions, sometimes reaching 25-30km/h, Nick fought unrelentingly through all of the competition events […]

BAA Bulletin Issue 137 March 2019 – 50th Anniversary Special Edition

Discover how the association was formed, see photos of the Albuquerque 2018 World Cup, get information about the upcoming Australian competitions, see historic photos of boomerangs and Australian aboriginals, follow an epic road journey through USA.  Click on the link below to download and enjoy! :

50th Anniversary of the BAA

2019 will see the association reach its 50th year and for its special anniversary, the association will be celebrating with an extra special Annual Nationals Championship event. For more details, go to the Events page.

BAA Bulletin Issue 136 June 2018 – your free publication

This edition includes some fascinating thrower profiles and spotlights. Many thanks to Roger Perry for finding material and providing articles and an additional thank you goes to Angie Perry for proof reading the pages and making it a better bulletin. Click on the link below to download and enjoy! :

Australian Nationals 2018 – A hot competition!

The Australian Nationals for 2018 has been fought and won at Lewis Park, Knoxfield, Melbourne on Saturday 10th March. It was an unrelentingly hot summers day, reaching a maximum 35c at 5pm. The parched field, covered in part by tough grass and gravel, radiated heat against legs, arms and faces. It was especially difficult participating in the running […]

Australian Nationals 2018 in Melbourne 10th March

Australian competitors are getting themselves in shape and their boomerangs finely tuned for Australia’s biggest, most popular boomerang event – the Australian Nationals! See the Events page (click Events from the side-menu) for the venue details. Australian former world champions Rob Croll and Roger Perry will be competing, along with Craig Carter making a welcome […]

Boomerang Bulletin Issue 135

The Boomerang Bulletin is here for free download. Enjoy news, photos and results of Australia’s biggest boomerang events held this year. This issue includes a wonderful section on aboriginal artefacts on permanent display at the South Australian Museum, which shows a photo of a boomerang made some 20000 years ago. It was found in a swamp.           […]

West Australian Competition 2017 Results (part 1)

Unfortunately, with Perth being one of the windiest coastal cities in the world, throwers arrived to the field Sunday 26th March to find winds soaring across Southern River fields at 35km/h, such as what they endured at last years Nationals event on the same field. It was decided only two events would be played (Accuracy […]

Brian Kemp

For those who knew Brian, the BAA wishes to advise that Brian has sadly passed away after battling with cancer. Brian was not well known outside of Australia but well known inside for making art boomerangs, which demonstrated a remarkable hand for fine detail paint work on his boomerangs. The BAA sends condolences to Brian’s […]

BAA Special Edition Bulletin Issue 134 January 2017 – Kiel World Cup in Photos

This special edition bulletin looks back at the Boomerang World Cup held in Kiel, Germany in July 2016. In it you will see some of the most exciting collection of action and people photographs, which were shortlisted from an enormous set of over 17000 still photographs that the World Cup official photographer Stanislaus Plewinski had […]