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NetEd - Lismore 23 and 24 July 2016

Lismore Netball Association is hosting our Regional NetEd program on 23 and 24 July 2016.
We welcome all members of our regional netball community to attend this two day event either for one day or both.

Please see the attached flyer below for full program details.
The two day program focusses on Umpiring and Coaching both practical and theory education.

Registrations are now open on the Netball NSW website.
Please see the below link to the course and the online shop http://nsw.netball.com.au/event/neted-lismore-2/

• All workshop participants must be registered members of their local State/Territory Netball Association to register.

• If a Member of Lismore, Ballina, Brunswick Byron, Kyogle or Lower Clarence Netball Association, participants are eligible for free access to this NetEd.

Please contact secretary.lismorenetball@bigpond.com to receive a grant code before registering via the Netball NSW online store.

• If not a Member of one of the above Associations, participants must register and pay via the Netball NSW online store.
Registrations will close on the Monday prior to the course date.

Coached ensure you bring your Accreditation updating book as attendance provides points towards maintaining accreditation.

The other attachment below outlines application process.

NetEd Registration Instructions Grant Recipients.pdf384.28 KB
NetEd Promo Flyer Lismore 23 and 24 July 2016.pdf466.31 KB
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Updated Rules Clarification

Following additional advice Netball Australia have recently received from the International Netball Federation, they have had to make some additional changes to both the FAQs document and the umpire protocols document.
Below are the updated documents.
Please pass these onto all relevant people within your club.

Match-Protocols-for-Umpires_2016_v1.2.pdf80.47 KB
Whats-new-in-the-rules-of-netball_Frequently-Asked-Questions_updated-March-2016.pdf82.72 KB
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As you are aware, the 2016 season sees the introduction of several key changes to the rules of netball.

The following link from Netball Australia provides 6 videos as to the application of each change and everyone is encouraged to be familiar with these changes in advance of our season commencing.


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UMPIRES Code of Behaviour

Umpires Code Of Behaviour.pdf74.12 KB
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Theory Exam

The Section 1 Theory Exam is now Online @


The Section I Theory Examination below is part of the National Officiating Accreditation Scheme and tests the basic rules of the game.

A Section I Theory Examination pass is a prerequisite for a C Grade Badge, the introductory level umpire accreditation.

National Umpire Development Framework (NUDF) This is a comprehensive guide to umpire accreditation and umpire development within Australia and includes details of the structure of Netball Australia's Umpire Committees and Panels. It contains all the information you need to gain an umpires badge for netball, from club level right up to national level. For a copy of the full guide click here.

Section I - Umpire Exam
It is highly recommended that prior to commencing this exam you read a copy of the Official Rule Book and Exam Guide. These are available for purchase by visiting the Netball Australia website or by calling Netball Australia on 03 8621 8600.

To pass you must score at least 70%. If you score less than 70% you will need to complete the exam again to be registered as a pass with Netball Australia and your State Netball Organisation.

Good luck!

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