For Queen and Colony

Citizens of the Swan River Colony with Her Magisties forces are now departing to face enemies of the crown  elsewhere within the empire. It is imperative that we now look to our own defense. The Colonial Government is now looking raise a force volunteers to defend our colony from any threats both from within or without. If you feel you have the courage, honour and integrity to serve the colony contact the recruiting officer at the Recruiting Officer:

Colour Sgt Bob Wise

The PVRAR  is always on the lookout for new members, whether you wish to be a soldier, artilleryman or civilian. All who wish to participate are welcome. We are an arm of the Perth Muzzle Loading Club which means all potential members must become financial members of the PMLC and the SSAA. The regiment  expects all members to try to equip themselves  within a year of joining. We  will provide you with contacts and as much help to get your kit together including loaning what spares we have. You must be over 18yrs to be a uniformed member.  The group uses fully functional firearms as part of its displays . Therefore to participate as a soldier you will be expected to apply for a WA shooters licence and have a properly registered firearm. Please click the mail us icon to send us an E mail to find out more. Remember the purpose is to have fun learning about WA's early history and EVERYONE is welcome, including families to join us in this endevour.

The Recruiting Officer Colour Sgt Bob Wise

Phone: 92471206 or email

The Swan River Colony in the 1850's. Taken from a photolithograph  produced from a map originally published as a steel engraving in 1850 .