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Nominations Open for the 2020 Volunteer of the Year Awards

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 10:00 AM

On Saturday 18th July, the Volunteer of the Year Awards were launched by Optus & the WA Football Commission. The Volunteer of the Year Awards provide a amazing opportunity to celebrate the fantastic work done by football volunteers all around the country and to recognise their incredible achievements & service to the game.

The WAFC, in conjunction with the AFL, will be presenting awards to volunteers in the following categories:

2020 Community July School Holiday Clinic - Register Now!

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 11:19 AM

With the green light for junior football to commence in 2020 on July 18, the football season promises to launch with a bang during at the school holidays at our WAFC Community School Holiday Clinic! 

The Community School Holiday Clinic will take place on Tuesday, 14th July, in partnership with the West Perth, Subiaco and Claremont Football Clubs. The clinic is open to boys and girls of any skill level. Our coaches place an emphasis on maximising fun Read More [+]

2020 Parent Umpire Program - Registrations Now Open!

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 3:08 PM

The Parent Umpire Program launched in 2008, where parents were handed the responsibility of umpiring matches in the nine and ten age groups (now Year 4 & Year 5). The introduction of this program was not derived from a shortage of junior umpires but from game environment concerns in modified football. A proposal was put to the WA Football to train parents to umpire in these age groups with clubs recruiting parent volunteers to take Read More [+]

Community Football Postponed in Western Australia

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 2:55 PM

In a united decision with the AFL and other State football bodies, the West Australian Football Commission has agreed to postpone all senior and junior community football in both metropolitan and regional Western Australia.

Consistent with the decision yesterday in relation to State League football and talent programs, all community football competitions will be postponed until 31st May 2020.

This includes Auskick, AFL 9s and community AFLX competitions, and Read More [+]

Claremont Development Officer Appointment

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:50 AM

Meet our new Development Officer - Sam Rotham

We are pleased to welcome Sam Rotham to the team as our new Claremont Development Officer. Sam takes over from Declan Cormack.

Sam has worked previously in the role of Sport Development Manager at Surfing Western Australia where he oversaw many areas including clubs, high performance, accreditation and affiliations.

Sam also brings with him extensive experience in football where he has worked casually and volunteered with clinics, Read More [+]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - WAFC

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:37 AM

Please see below in regard to the West Australian Football Commission & its position in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) & the relevant precautions being undertaken across football moving forward. This information was circulated yesterday via email to the primary contact on SportsTG to all clubs:


The WAFC has been keeping across the health warnings regarding COVID-19 through information provided by the WA Health Department, the Federal Government Department of Read More [+]

Junior Coaching Curriculum to be Launched at Bounce Down

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 1:39 PM

Over the past few weeks the Coach Coordinators from the WAFC have been to Melbourne to be trained up in delivering the new Junior Coach Curriculum. this program will be made available to all coaches with a current coach accreditation through

Coaches will be given a full run down on how this system works and its benifiets at bounce down on the 5th of April.

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Level 2 Coaching Course 23rd Feb 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:42 PM

What a massive week for coaching in the Northern Conference.

On Sunday the 23rd we had the Level 2 Coaching course, which was run at HBF Arena, West Perth FC’s Home Ground.

19 coaches underwent the 8 hours of training which covered a range of subjects over practical and theory sessions. The coaches covered the subject list below:

 Theory Sessions:

Coaching Philosophy Development,

Team Culture Development,

Game Day Coaching,

Conducting Effective Training,

Mentor Engagement.

Practical Read More [+]

2020 Claremont Futures Squad Announced

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 10:29 AM


The WAFL Simply Energy Futures program is an underage competition with teams representing the 9 WAFL Club districts and the South West Academy. The competition is one of the primary sources of recruitment for WAFL clubs. The WAFL Simply Energy Futures competition provides an opportunity for talented young players to participate in a high standard competition. The competition was very successful after fundamental changes in 2019, exposing more talented players to a Read More [+]

Development Officer - Subiaco (Re-advertised)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 11:49 AM

Development Officer - Subiaco (Re-advertised)

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian Rules Football body in Western Australia that plays a key leadership, governance and funding role to football throughout the State whilst also driving the overall development and growth of the game. The WAFC is a not for profit organisation that plays an important role in funding the on-going development of football in all communities.

The WAFC's vision is to connect Read More [+]