Report a Case

If you have an incident you would like to report to Rugby Australia please use the appropriate drop down below.

For child protection and sexual harassment matters please note only the Rugby Australia Integrity Team and relevant Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) from your union can view your details. All other incident types will be sent to your State Union representative and competition manager of the competition you select in the incident form.  


Policy Register

What’s New in 2018?

Rugby Australia Player Welfare and Safety Initiatives 2018


•       Rugby Australia Code of Conduct

‒         An individual code for each group of participants including Players, Coaches, Match Officials, Administrators, Parents and Spectators

•       Safety Policy and Participation Policy

‒         focus on safe, inclusive and fair participation


Australian Rugby Code of Conduct: There are a number of associated policies, codes and guidelines referenced in the Code of Conduct that all participants in Australian Rugby are bound by. It is important that you familiarise yourself with these participation requirements. These policies and codes are constantly evolving to meet contemporary issues within the sport and as such are updated from time to time. A number of these policies, if breached, may result in action pursuant to this Code.  The key policies you need to know are:

Australian Rugby Disciplinary Rules


Were introduced in 2016 with the aim of ensuring consistency and uniformity in the way disciplinary procedures are administered in the community game across Australia. After considerable feedback and consultation in 2016, the Rules have been updated and improved in 2017.  See the below links to the Rules, a brief Overview and a summary of key changes from 2016 to 2017:

Other Policies

Additionally, there are a number of other national policies that Participants are bound by that contain their own disciplinary regimes. The key policies you need to know are:

Similarly, the following policies, whilst not binding on non-professional participants in Australian Rugby, provide guidance on Rugby Australia's  position on a number of important issues in sport.  Please see the links below for more information:

A full set of Rugby Australia's codes and policies are listed below.

Safe Practices

Rugby Australia Medical & Safety Guidelines

Serious Injury Protocol/ Report

Smart Rugby Policy

Blood Policy

Match Day Inspection Checklist

ARF Welfare Fund

World Rugby Heat Guidelines

World Rugby Lightning Safety Guidelines

WADA Prohibited List 2018

ASADA Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)

Sports Lighting - Australian Standard

Artificial Turf

Rugby Goggles Policy

Laws of the Game

Alcohol Code of Conduct  


ARU Website Privacy Policy


Insurance Scheme

Rugby Australia Registration Regulations 

Players Suspended from other sports  

Inclusive Environment

Rugby Australia Inclusion Policy


Rugby Australia New Club /Organisation and Name Change Form

Application for Tour Overseas

Sports Visa Endorsement Application

ARU Charity Request Policy