Within the Australian Rugby Union, refereeing sits in two departments - within the High Performance Department, headed by General Manager
Ben Whitaker, and the Community Rugby Department, headed by General Manager Andrew Larratt.
The ARU is responsible for:
Each individual State Union or Referee Association is responsible for:
There are currently four ARU staff with national referee responsibilities:
Scott Young - Head of Referees
Jamie McGregor - Match Officials Manager, Community Rugby
Chelsea Jones - Logistics and Administration Coordinator, High Performance
For more details about referees on the ARU’s National Match Official Team, please visit the ARU Match Official Team Profiles page.