The Australian Football League recognises that club volunteers and administrators make a significant contribution to Australian Football. We also recognise that the demands on club volunteers and administrators are increasing along with the need for clubs to operate in a professional manner.
The AFL Community Club Improvement Program has been specifically developed to assist clubs to examine their current operations and identify areas for improvement.
Upon completion of the AFL Community Club Improvement Program you will be sent a detailed report that provides best practise information to help formulate action plans on improving your clubs operations and governance in the future.
Through this program clubs may receive recognition for good/excellent club administration:
List of currently accredited clubs (21 Dec 2016)
Please direct any enquiries regarding your club’s current accreditation status through to your relevant state manager.
The online assessment should take about 30 minutes and it is recommended that a group of 2 or 3 committee members undertake this assessment together to ensure you get an accurate picture of the club’s operations and to ensure the report is effective in identifying areas for improvement.
To start the online assessment please follow these steps:
To ensure the integrity of the AFL Community Club Improvement Program your Regional Football Office may request evidence and documentation that demonstrates how your club has met various criteria.
Benefits of being involved in the program include-
Based on answers provided through the Swisse AFL Community Club Improvement Program your club may also be identified as a Quality Club or a Gold Quality Club.
Once a club achieves the Quality Club level, the club will receive the following-
Once a club achieves the Gold Quality Club level, the club will receive the following-