Safety Policy and Participation Policy

Focus on safe, inclusive and fair participation

Rugby Australia Safety Policy

Rugby Australia Participation Policy

Safety Policy: The safety of all participants must be the primary consideration in all participation decisions, overriding all other considerations.

Participation Policy: Rugby should be safe, inclusive and fair. Every effort must be made for Rugby participants with broadly compatible physical development in conjunction with ability and/or experience to play with and against each other.  The Participation Policy (and the associated dispensation procedures) cover age grade, senior rugby, mixed gender, gender identity and disability.

Age Grade Dispensation - NEW  IN 2018  

Size for Age Guidelines

Size for Age Guidelines - Frequently Asked Questions

Age Grade Dispensation Flowchart

Age Grade Dispensation Procedure

Age Grade Dispensation Parent Guardian Consent Form 


senior rugby DISPENSATION

Senior Rugby Dispensation procedure package - 2018 updated documentation coming soon

Senior Rugby Dispensation Flowchart

mixed gender DISPENSATION

Mixed Gender Dispensation procedure package - 2018 updated documentation coming soon

Dispensation procedures for Gender Identity and Disability coming soon.

Documentation common to Dispensation Procedures

Schedule B - Exception for Front Row Dispensation Forms

Junior Age Grade/ Senior Rugby Guidelines Table



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