Code of Conduct - Official/Referees

  • I will place the safety and welfare of players above all else
  • I will show concern and caution towards sick and injured players
  • I will give all players a ?fair go? regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion
  • I will be impartial, consistent, objective and courteous when making decisions
  • I will accept responsibility for my actions and decisions
  • I will condemn unsporting behaviour and promote respect for the individuality of players
  • I will avoid any situations which may lead to or be construed as a conflict of interest
  • I will be a positive role model in behaviour and personal appearance and ensure my comments are positive and supportive
  • I will be a good sport as I understand that actions speak louder than words
  • I will always respect, remain loyal to and support other officials
  • I will keep up to date with the latest ?Laws of the Game?, trends and principles of their application
  • I will refrain from any form of personal abuse towards players or other officials
  • I will refrain from any form of sexual harassment towards players or other officials
  • I will not arrive at the venue intoxicated or drink alcohol at junior matches
  • I will respect the rights, dignity and worth of all people involved in the game, regardless of their gender, ability or cultural background.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 22:56