Basketball Australia - Foreign Player & Coach Policy

Basketball Australia (BA), has developed the “Basketball Australia Foreign Player and Coach Policy” to assist clubs who wish to sponsor a foreign player/coach to participate in Australia.

BA considers that Australian citizens should be given preference where equal ability and qualifications exist. However, allowing foreign players and coaches to participate in Australian basketball competitions assists the developmentof the sport, whilst at the same time encouraging and allowing Australians to compete at the elite level.

Any non-Australian citizen participating in the following leagues either as a Player or Coach must comply with BA’s Foreign Player and Coach Policy.

Basketball Clubs and/or Associations in the following Australian Basketball Leagues will be required to complete a BA Foreign Players Application for all players each year.

All the relevant form links and email contacts are in the PDF below.

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