Policy Register

try rugby logoThe 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 28 August 2014.
Documents are linked to http://www.rugby.com.au/tryrugby/Administration/PolicyRegister.aspx

Code of Conduct

ARU Code of Conduct By-Law

Expectations of Behaviour Guidelines


Anti-Doping Code

Anti-Doping - Get Educated

WARNING: Methylhexaneamine

Medical Policy

Medical Policy

Sports Supplement Policy

ARU Sports Supplement Policy

Illicit Drugs

Illicit Drugs in Sport

Illicit Drug and Alcohol Prevention

ARU Drug & Alcohol Educational Resources

Illicit Drugs Policy (pdf - 195kb)
Member Protection

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
Event Sanctioning

ARU Event Sanctioning Guidelines & Application
Game Regulations

ARU Registration Form (pdf - 165kb)

Australian Standard - Sports Lighting Criteria

Players Suspended from Other Sports (pdf - 64kb)

Player Transfer to New Union

Work 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)

Rugby Goggles (IRB Global Law Trial)


Permission to Tour Application

Sports Visa (Temporary Work Visa Applications)

ARU Welfare Fund

Charity Request Policy

Privacy Policy