Australian Cartridge Collectors Association, Inc.


Commenced in 1979, the ACCA Journal is printed each quarter and is provided free to all financial members. The Journal is a well balanced, illustrated publication of approximately twenty-eight pages devoted to all aspects of cartridge collecting. It features information from local and overseas contributors and publications, notices of ACCA meetings and related information.

Any member may submit questions, articles or information on any cartridge related matter. Local or overseas experts will answer submitted questions in the same or subsequent issues of the Journal.

Members may advertise in the Journal to sell, buy or swap up to five lines free of charge or at a fee for a larger advertisement.

The Quarterly Journals are scheduled for posting to members on the 1st March, 1st June, 1st September and 1st December. Back issues of the Journal are available to members at a nominal fee.

Journal contributions, Questions and Answers, Classifieds, etc may be sent to The National Publications Editor at 141 Mt Low Parkway, Mount Low, Nth Qld 4818, Australia. Please note: All material submitted for inclusion in any journal must be with the Editor no later than four weeks prior to the relevant date above. Guidelines to assist members in writing articles have been provided. To view or download these guideline, click here.

An Index is provided to help members search for articles in past Journals.


A PDF Copy of each Journal is available after its publication.

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Journal No 149 FIRST Edition 2017



In this Issue:


* Investigation of the Explosion Museum's 'Mystery Torpedo'
Andrew Gee

* The '.220 Rook' Cartridge
Bob Anderson

* Little Pictures
Don McPate

* Look What I've Found

Terrty Warnock

* Notes on Early Australian .303 Cartridges
John Kindred


* Bronze Wing Update
Warren Brown

* Odds 'N' Ends


* Letters to the Editor


* More on the Vern Bennett Saga

Ken Mitchell


* More Information Please


* The Universal Military Training Scheme 1911- 1929

Jason Efthymiades


* Meeting Reeports


* Cartridge Reference Books and Publications