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Laws of the Game

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) is the independent guardian of the Laws of the Game, and the only body authorised to decide and agree changes to the Laws of the Game. More information on The IFAB and the Laws of the Game can be found at http://www.theifab.com.

2017-18 Laws of the Game (English) (17MB)

2017-18 Laws of the Game – Amendments 

2017-18 Laws of the Game – Further Clarifications (Sept 2017)

Summary of Law Changes for Players, Coaches and Media 

FFA Policy on the Wearing of Jewellery (issued 2014)

AFC Considerations & Offence Codes


Forms & Reports

Referee Incident Report Form   (online)

Referee Match Fee Claim Form   (online)

2018 NPLWA Referee Report

2018 Men’s State League Referee Report 


Coaching Documents

2018 Referee Assessment Report   (incl. running sheet)

2018 Assistant Referee Assessment Report

2018 Referee Observation Report

2018 Referee Running Sheet

Effective Coaching of Referees – FFA Assessors Manual

Explanation of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)



Junior Appointments Process  *NEW*

Senior Appointments Process  *NEW*

Conflict of Interest Policy  *NEW*