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 1 April - 7:15pm at Moreshead Park, Rubicon Street, Redan

Bendigo - Monday 11 March - 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 25 March - 7:00pm at Caulfield Park Pavilion, 280 Balaclava Road, Caulfield North.

Dandenong - Wednesday 6 March - 7:30pm at Dandenong Civic Centre, 225 Lonsdale St, Dandenong (entry via Walker St. entry).

Eastern - Monday 1 April 7:00pm at O'Driscoll Room-Aquinas College, Great Ryrie Street, Ringwood.

Geelong - Monday 1 April - 6:30pm at Croatian Hall, 93 Separation St, Bell Park

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

Northern - Monday 1 April - 7:15pm at Darebin International Sports Centre (Darebin City Bowling Club Function Room)

Peninsula - Wednesday 6 March - 7:00pm at Norman Carson Library, Toorak College, Mount Eliza.

Shepparton - Monday 8 April - 7:00pm at Quest Conference Room

Western -  Monday 11 March - 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:

Upcoming Branch Fitness Training Dates

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

  • 5, 12, 19 and 26 February (Every Tuesday)

Upcoming Level 4 Practical Training Dates

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

  • 25th March

Dandenong Branch - Ross Reserve Noble Park from 6:15pm to 7:30pm

  • February 7th & 14th 
  • March 7th & 14th
  • April 4th & 11th 

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:

  • 25th March
  • 8th April

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

  • 5, 12, 19 and 26 February (Every Tuesday)

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

  • March 12th

Western Branch - Keilor Park Athletics Track from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

  • February 19th & 26th
  • March 19th & 26th

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