Branch Meetings and Training

Here you will find all the information about upcoming branch meetings, practical training for level 4 referees and weekly training venues for referees in Victoria.

Upcoming Referee Branch Meeting Dates

Ballarat - Monday 2 September - 7:00pm at Moreshead Park, Rubicon Street, Redan

Bendigo - Monday 2 September - 6:30pm at Room 1 Bendigo Library, Hargreaves St Entrance. No separate Level 4 Referee Meeting at 6:00pm. The meeting starts at 6:30pm for all referees (including Level 4 Referees).

Central -  Monday 26 August - 7:00pm at Caulfield Park Pavilion, 280 Balaclava Road, Caulfield North.

Dandenong - Wednesday 7 August - 7:30pm at Dandenong Civic Centre, 225 Lonsdale St, Dandenong (entry via Walker St. entry).

Eastern - Monday 9 September 7:00pm at O'Driscoll Room-Aquinas College, Great Ryrie Street, Ringwood.

Geelong - Monday 2 September - 6:30pm at Croatian Hall, 93 Separation St, Bell Park

Gippsland - Wednesday 4 September - 6:30pm at Latrobe City Sports Stadium, Fairway Drive, Morwell

Mildura - Monday 19 August - 7:30pm at De Lights Mildura, 671 Fifteenth Street, Mildura. The meeting starts at 7:30pm for all referees (including Level 4 Referees).

Northern - Monday 2 September - 7:15pm at Darebin International Sports Centre (Darebin City Bowling Club Function Room) The Level 4 Meeting starts at 6:30pm!!!

Peninsula - Wednesday 4 September - 7:30pm at Norman Carson Library, Toorak College, Mount Eliza.

Shepparton - Monday 2 September - 7:00pm at Quest Hotel Conference Room, 177-183 Welsford Street, Shepparton

Western -  Monday 12 August - 6:30pm at Burley Griffin Community Centre, Park Drive, Keilor East

New Level 4 referees should arrive 30 mins before the start time listed above for their workshop prior to the branch meeting. Referees will receive their green shirts,black shorts and socks at the workshop.

2019 Referee Fitness Tests

2019 Referee Fitness Tests- Men's State League, Men's Metropolitan League or Women's State League.
Football Victoria (FV) wishes to update referees of the fitness test requirements for the 2019 FV season. There is no formal signup for fitness tests, simply turn up at the advertised times.
Please carefully read the full details in the below link:

Referee Fitness Training Venues

Geelong - Leisuretime Sports Precinct Synthetic Pitch, Norlane

  • Every Tuesday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Noble Park - Ross Reserve Athletics Track, Memorial Drive , Noble Park

  • Every Tuesday from 6:15pm to 7:30pm

Reservoir - Edwardes Lake Athletics Track, Edwardes St & Griffiths St, Reservoir 

  • Every Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Keilor - Keilor Park Athletics Track, Stadium Drive, Keilor

  • Every Tuesday from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Shepparton - John McEwen Reserve Athletics Track

  • Every Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm



Upcoming Level 4 Practical Training Dates


Ballarat Branch - Llanberris Athletics Stadium, Ballarat 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  • 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 July
  • 7, 14, 21 and 28 August

Central Branch - Caulfield Park, near the Pavilion 5:30pm

  • 29 July
  • 26 August

Dandenong Branch - Ross Reserve Athletics Track, Memorial Drive, Noble Park

from 6:15pm to 7:30pm

  • 4 and 11 July
  • 1 and 8 August

Eastern Branch - Knox Regional Football Centre - George Street, Wantirna South from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. The participants attending are required to contact Peter Jaworski to confirm the attendance. E-mail:

  • 16 September

Geelong Branch - Leisuretime Sports Precinct Synthetic Pitch Half (South) from 6:00pm to 7:00pm


Northern Branch - Darebin International Sports Centre from 5:00pm to 6:00pm

  • 1 and 8 July
  • 5 and 12 August

Western Branch - Keilor Park Synthetic pitches from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

  • 16 and 23 July
  • 20 and 27 August

Please note that no formal registration is required for these training sessions, simply turn up at the advertised time.

What to bring:

  • Wear sports clothes and runners
  • Whistle, red/yellow cards and assistant referee flags
  • Drink Bottle