In order to start refereeing age groups of Under 13 up to adult rugby, you need to do the following:

  1. Attend a Foundation course (RRP $95, 8 hours, minimum age 15 y/o)
  2. Pass a Level 1 Referee online exam
  3. Pass a Level 1 Referee competency assessment (to be conducted by a local Referee Association).
You can register for an upcoming course in your area using the Rugby Learning Centre:

You will be able to take the online exam on the Rugby Learning Centre once you have attended the course.

You can see a listing of upcoming courses in your State by visiting the following links:

Courses are co-ordinated and run by the State Unions. If you can’t see an upcoming course of this course type in your area, you can contact your State Union below to register your interest:

  • Brumbies: 02 6260 8588
  • NSW Rugby Union: 02 9323 3300
  • NT Rugby Union: 08 8945 1444
  • QLD Rugby Union: 07 3354 9333
  • Rugby WA: 08 9387 0700
  • South Australian Rugby Union: 08 7070 6940
  • Tasmanian Rugby Union: Luke Burgess - 0451 615 290
  • Victorian Rugby Union: 1300 GO REBELS

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