Topics in these newsletters are drawn from observations made by the Association Coach and the Match Assessors. Members are also encouraged to request a topic.
Issue 10 - June 2013
This issue lists questions officials should consider when identifying fouls and determining further sanctions. These questions accompanied the training material utilised at the Coaching session held earlier this month.
Issue 9 - February 2013
This issue addresses a number of changes to interpretations of the Laws of the Game. Topics include commercial advertising, named substitutes commencing the match, taping of stockings, restart of play with a drop ball and disciplinary sanctions.
Issue 8 - September 2012
This issue is targeted to officials appointed to Cup Final matches at Hindmarsh Stadium. Topics include the duties and responsibilities of the Fourth Official, the penalty shootout and dress code expectations for appointed officials.
Issue 7 - July 2012
Topics include dangerous play, reporting requirements for incidents and safety issues, and positioning angles.
Issue 6 - June 2012
Topics include the procedure for rescinding a red card, players gesturing for a card and requirements and actions for dealing with player injuries.
Issue 5 - May 2012
This issue is dedicated to assistant referees. Topics include positioning and signalling for a whole range of scenarios.
Issue 4 - May 2012
Topics include fouls recognition and selection, and the playing of advantage.
Issue 3 - April 2012
Topics include handball and interpreting careless and reckless challenges and excessive force.
Issue 2 - March 2012
Topics include assistant referees (official and club), team sheets and ID cards, referee pre-match duties and referee assessments.
Issue 1 - Feb 2012
Topics include player equipment, technical areas, stewards and club officials and drinks break procedures during hot weather.