Policies – AFL Victoria

A full of list of the AFL Victoria Policies can be found below. For AFL Victoria Country specific policies and resources CLICK HERE.

Laws of the game


Player Transfer Policy


Affiliate regulations


Junior Football Guide

The AFL’s Junior Football Match Guide is a framework that aims to provide the best possible journey for young players to progress their learning and development towards the adult version of the game.


Gender regulations

The following is an extract from the AFL VIC Regulations (Regulation 4 – Gender Regulation) in relation to the participation of males and females within Australian Football competitions conducted by AFL VIC and AFL VIC Affiliates.

  • Gender Regulation Policy


Deregistration policy



AFL Victoria affiliates are governed by the AFL Anti Doping Code.

The clauses of the AFL Anti-Doping Code that are legally enforceable by ASADA at community football level are the ones that are taken directly from the WADA Code. 

There are a number of other clauses in the AFL Anti-Doping Code that have been included by the AFL (with the approval of ASADA) to specifically relate to the AFL competition where the resources & support systems exist to be able to manage and administer such obligations.


Respect and Responsibility

This document is a renewed Respect and Responsibility Policy, supplemented by a new protocol for managing complaints and incidents, and forms part of a broader commitment by the AFL to being leaders in gender equality and inclusion.


Social Media






Risk and Insurance


Infectious Disease Policy

AFL Victoria acknowledges its role in dealing with the issue of Infectious Diseases within Australian Football. AFL Victoria Members are required to have in place an Infectious Diseases Policy complimented with relevant education / awareness strategies.


Duty of Care

AFL Victoria Smoke Free and Alcohol Management Policy & Templates

AFL Victoria acknowledges its role in promoting healthy environment standards amongst the AFL VIC Members and their respective clubs. AFL Victoria Members are required to have in place appropriate Smoking and Alcohol Management Policies.


Vilification Policy


Club resources and templates


Facebook competitions

Premier partners

Official Partners

Official licencee / supplier