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Documents and Policies

The Queensland Rugby League has a range of policies specific to the operation and management of the game in Queensland.

Clubs, Leagues, Associations and individuals should read such in conjunction with the QRL Constitution & Rules.

For Clubs, your first reference point for clarification is your Local League Secretary who will refer you if unable to assist.

For Local Leagues, your Regional Co-Ordinator or Division Manager is your first reference point. Click Here for QRL Contacts.

QRL Constitution

QRL Constitution (as at October 10, 2016)
Local League Model Constitution (template)
Football Club Model Constitution (template)
QRL Flow Chart - Structure of the QRL

QRL Rules

QRL Rules (as at March 20, 2017) 
Major Competitions Operations Manual
QRL Major Competitions Judiciary Code (2017 to come)
Queensland Murri and regional Indigenous carnivals rules (2016)

ARL Commission Rules, Policies, Laws and Codes adopted by the QRL 

International Law Book 2017 (2017)
Junior League Laws 6-12 Years (2017) (this replaces the Mini / Mod law book)
NRL Modified Games FAQ
Masters Rugby League Laws
NRL National Code of Conduct (2014)
Safe Play Code (up to and including 15 years) (2017)
NRL On-Field Policy (2017)
NRL On-Field Policy - Course Structure (2015)

NRL Member Protection Policy
NRL Infectious Disease Policy
NRL Sun Protection Policy
NRL Head Injury Guidelines
NRL Commission Anti-Doping Policy (2015)

NRL National Registration Policy
NRL National Clearance and Permits Policy

NRL Coaching Accreditation
NRL Coaching Re-accreditation 
NRL National Refereeing Accreditation Scheme

Drug Testing & ASADA

NRL Commission Anti-Doping Policy (2015)
ASADA sanctioned list
2014 WADA Prohibited List
ASADA e-Learning Fact Sheet
Direct e-Learning link
Information on Supplements
Application For Therapeutic Use Exemption


Insurance Program Quick Guide (2016)
Visit the QRL Insurance page

Blue Cards

Link to all information relating to Blue Cards
Child and Youth Risk Management Strategy and Resources
Blue Card Screening (current)
Circular 306 Blue Card Policy (current)


Application for a non-affiliated QRL Body to host Carnival/Match
Application to Tour / Host
QRL Heat Guidelines (2017)
Sports Connect
QRL Privacy Policy
Digital Properties Terms of Service

QRL Circulars 

Circular 308 – Sanctioning of Events – Non Affiliated Bodies Policy
Circular 331 – Amended Mini and Mod rules
Circular 335 – Intrust Super Cup grand final abeyance period

Licensing Agreements

QRL release on Licensing Agreements

Liquor Licensing
Community liquor permits must be obtained if your club wishes to sell alcohol on a one-off occasion or home games.

Applications for community liquor permits (CLP) can now be submitted online if the event is being held within one of the Brisbane pilot postcode areas.

For details of which Brisbane suburbs are included in the pilot, see the fact sheet. To access the online CLP application form go to

For events being held outside of the pilot area, paper-based applications can still be used and you can download the application form at

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