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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. On 1 June 2016 the biggest revision of the Laws of the Game in the sport’s history came into effect. The aim of the revision is to make the Laws of the Game more accessible and more easily understood by everyone in football and increase consistency of understanding, interpretation and application. More information on The IFAB and the Laws of the Game can be found at http://www.theifab.com.

2016-17 Laws of the Game (English) (11.97MB)

Revision of the Laws 2016-17 – Presentation of main Law changes (9.37MB)

Frequently Asked Questions – Law Amendments

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)

2017 FFA Cup (WA) Referee Report   (Round 4 onwards – coming soon!)

2017 NPLWA Referee Report   (first team only)

2017 Men’s State League Referee Report   (first team only)


Coaching Documents

2017 Referee Assessment Report   (incl. running sheet)

2017 Assistant Referee Assessment Report

2017 Referee Observation Report

2017 Referee Running Sheet

Effective Coaching of Referees – FFA Assessors Manual

Explanation of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)