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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 February 27, 2020)
Football Club Model Constitution (template)

QRL Rules

Part 2 - Under Review - DIVISIONS - updated June 5, 2018
Part 3 - Under Review - LOCAL LEAGUES - updated June 5, 2018
Part 4 - PLAYERS AND COACHES (updated January 31, 2020)
Part 5 -  TRIBUNALS (updated January 31, 2020)
Part 6 -  Under Construction - ADVISORY COMMITTEES

2020 Statewide Competitions Ops Manual - updated 5th Feb, 2020
Queensland Murri and regional Indigenous carnivals rules (2016)
QRL Social Media policy
QRL Complaints Content Framework

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 (2015 - current)
NRL Infectious Disease Policy
NRL Sun Protection Policy
NRL Guidelines of the management of concussion in rugby league

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
NRL Preferred Facility Guidelines

Drug Testing & ASADA

NRL Commission Anti-Doping Policy (2015)
ASADA sanctioned list
WADA Prohibited List 2019 (Updated 14th March 2019)
ASADA Prohibited List 2019 - Explanatory notes  (updated 29th January, 2019)
ASADA e-Learning Fact Sheet (Updated 14th March 2019)
Direct e-Learning link
Information on Supplements (Updated 14th March 2019) 
Application for Therapeutic Use Exemption 


QLD Rugby League Insurance

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
Match Sanctioning form
QRL Heat Guidelines (2017)
Sports Connect
QRL Privacy Policy
Digital Properties Terms of Service
Young Athletes Travel Subsidy

Affiliation Agreements / Applications (updated October 19, 2018)

Referees association affiliation application RA1
Referees association affiliation agreement RA2
Senior and junior club affiliation application C1SJ
Senior and junior club affiliation agreement C2SJ
Senior and junior local league affiliation application LL1SJ
Senior and junior local league affiliation agreement LL2SJ

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
Circular 352 - QRL Social Media Policy
Circular 354 - QRL Licencees

Q License Agreements

QRL release on Licensing Agreements - updated January 30, 2020

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

Click Here for more information