Officials at all times accept and adhere to the following behaviours:

- At all times co-operate with Captains, Coaches, Technical Officials and the Court Supervisor to ensure that the game runs smoothly and on time.

- Do not retaliate either verbally or physically to any abuse of misconduct.

- Treat all players, coaches, spectators and other officials with the same respect, professionalism and courtesy that you expect.

- The referee will lead by example, ensuring a high standard of game management and sound communication are used.

- Refrain from using bad language at all times on and off the court.

- Encourage and commend good behaviour and sportsmanship.

- Do not allow bad behaviour to go un-noticed.

- Use common sense and reason when applying policies.

- If approached by a coach for clarification on a decision or ruling then provide the coach with a clear and honest answer.

- If a referee cannot give a clear answer to the question he/she must make every effort to obtain the answer. Refer clarification to a Court Supervisor (Umpire in Charge).

- Refrain from commnting on the performance or competenceof players, coaches or other officials.

- Do not condone or become involved in any form of racial discrimination.

- Refrain from making gender or sexuality based remarks.

- Referees are required to arrive on time for games; in correct uniform; and in an appropriate condition to conduct their duties and represent the Association.

- Disciplinary actions for non-compliance:

If referees fail to adhere to the Code of Conduct, this will be first addressed by the Court Supervisor (Umpire in Charge) and if required, referred to the Referee Coordinator or GSABA Management Committee for disciplinary action.


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The GSABA Referee Department will be doing the Summer Season 2018-19 Grand Final Roster. Mike Richardson is the Referee Development Co-ordinator, and Tim Round is the Referee Manager. There will be a Referee Sub Committee, which will be headed by Mike Richardson and includes Tim Round (Referee Manager) and Brett Stringer (Referee). A Player Coach is still to be appointed.

* The Minor Round Summer Season 2018 -2019 Umpires Roster will be completed by Dennis Earl.  The GSABA Carnival Umpires Roster will be completed by the GSABA Referee Department.


Any person interested in joining the GSABA Umpiring Panel please contact GSABA Business Administrator - Dennis Earl- We welcome all referees but always looking for umpires who can umpire Senior Grades.