Umpire Resources

Netball Australia has a range of resources to support the development of umpires at all levels.


Official Rules of Netball

The Rule Book incorporates the playing Rules of the International Federation of Netball Associations. Click here to download.

U for Umpiring

A practical guide to umpiring, explaining both the roles and the responsibilities of the umpire. Provides helpful advice and hints on general umpiring plus a rules questionnaire, quick reference penalty guide and elements of game strategy. 

Community Umpire Toolkit

The Community Umpire Toolkit was developed by Netball Australia. The toolkit has been designed to assist umpire educators to deliver fun, interactive umpire education sessions that teach the rules of netball to new umpires and for new umpires to learn how to apply them in a practical, game-based environment. Click here to visit the toolkit.

National Umpire Development Framework

This a comprehensive guide to umpire accreditation and umpire development within Australia and includes details of the structure of Netball Australia’s Umpire Committees and Panels. It contains all the information you need to gain an umpires badge for netball, from club level right up to national level. Click here to download.