RULES OF NETBALL

Equal opportunity, fair play and respect for an opponent’s skill and safety.

Those are the core values that the Rules of Netball are based on. To respect these values, it is the responsibility of:

  • Players to make sure they are physically and technically prepared to play the game, comply with the rules and take part safely and fairly
  • Coaches or teachers of the game to make sure that players are prepared in way that complies with the rules, as well as having an understanding of sporting behaviour and safe practices
  • Umpires to apply the rules of the game with impartiality, fairness and consistency
  • Controlling bodies, at all levels, to make sure the game is conducted and developed in accordance with disciplined and sporting behaviour.

What’s new in the Rules of Netball

The International Netball Federation introduced an updated edition of the Rules of Netball in November 2019, which applies to international matches, and all affiliated competitions and events in Australia from 1 January 2020.

Downloads INF Netball Rules Book 

*Please note that this version is strictly for non-commercial use and not for re-print or sale.  The copyright and intellectual property rights for the Rules of Netball are owned by INF.

Purchase 2020 INF Netball Rules book is available for purchase $18 (P&H) Order here

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Netball Australia Risk Protection Program


V Insurance Group has designed a National Risk Protection Program specifically tailored to meet the needs of Netball Australia. The National Risk Protection Program includes has been exclusively designed to provide protection for members at all levels.

The policies with full conditions are available by clicking here.

For information on the Sports Injury Insurance click here. Click here to download a claim form

Once completed you will need to have it signed by the Secretary.