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.
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
Age Grade Dispensation Assessing Coach Report
Senior Rugby Dispensation Consent Form
Senior Rugby Dispensation Procedure
Senior Rugby Assessing Coach Report
Senior Rugby Dispensation Flowchart
mixed gender DISPENSATION
Mixed Gender Dispensation Procedure
Mixed Gender Assessing Coach Report
Mixed Gender Dispensation Flowchart
Mixed Gender Consent Form
Dispensation procedures for Gender Identity and Disability coming soon.
Schedule B - Exception for Front Row Dispensation Forms
Junior Age Grade/ Senior Rugby Guidelines Table
ASSESSING COACH PROGRAM
Click here for further information on how to enrol in the Assessing Coach Program on the Rugby Learning Centre.
For further information and resources visit the Assessing Coach Resources page.