The Australian Rugby Union have developed the following ARU policies to provide players, administrators and any other entities involved in Rugby an additional reference for issues, that are outside the scope of the Laws of the Game and in addition to the IRB Regulations.
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Policy Register of the Australian Rugby Union, as of 14 February 2014.
Code of Conduct
ARU Code of Conduct By-Law
Expectations of Behaviour Guidelines
Anti-Doping - Get Educated
Athlete Biological Passport for Australian Athletes
ARU Sports Supplement Policy
Illicit Drugs in Sport
Illicit Drug and Alcohol Prevention
ARU Drug & Alcohol Educational Resources
Illicit Drugs Policy (pdf - 195kb)
Member Protection Policy (inc. Child Protection, Anti-Discrimination, Harassment, & Pregnancy Policies)
Age Grade / Senior Rugby
Junior Age Limits
Pathway Pathway Policy (pdf - 47kb)
Maximum Playing Time (pdf - 123kb)
Mixed Gender Policy (pdf - 32kb)
Two Year Window Policy
Senior Rugby Policy
ARU Event Sanctioning Guidelines & Application
ARU Registration Form (pdf - 165kb)
Australian Standard - Sports Lighting Criteria
Players Suspended from Other Sports (pdf - 64kb)
Player Transfer to New Union
Occupational Health and Safety
ARU Medical and Safety Recommendations
ARU Concussion Guidance
Serious Injury Report and Protocol
Insurance Scheme Policy (pdf - 30kb)
SmartRugby Policy (pdf - 34kb)
Blood Policy (pdf - 2kb)
Permission to Tour Application
Sports Visa (Temporary Work Visa Applications)
ARU Welfare Fund
Charity Request Policy
The IRB has announced its match officials list for the second stage of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championships overnight, with two Australians appointed to referee two of the games in New Zealand on Sunday.
We’re excited to announce that Australian Rugby will be moving to a new online system for national competition management and participant registration for the 2014 Rugby Sevens season and the 2015 club Rugby season.
We’re set for an exciting year with plenty to look forward to in 2014, including our Qantas Men’s Sevens team competing in the Commonwealth Games (July), the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France (August) and the launch of a new domestic competition – the National Rugby Championship (August).