AFL stands for the Australian Football League which is the highest-level professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football. Through the AFL Commission, the AFL the sport’s governing body, also looks after all aspects of the unique game of Australian Football, and is responsible for controlling the football game rules and laws. The AFL
ARU or the Australian Rugby Union is the governing body of rugby union in Australia. It was founded in 1949 and is a member of the International Rugby Board (IRB) the sport’s governing body. It consists of eight member unions, representing each state and territory. It is responsible for the Australia national rugby union team.
Cricket Australia (CA) was formerly known as the Australian Cricket Board. Now CA is the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in Australia. It was originally formed in 1905 as the “Australian Board of Control for International Cricket”. It is incorporated as an Australian Public Company, limited by guarantee. Cricket Australia operates all of
Football Federation Australia (FFA) is the governing body of Association Football, Futsal and Beach Soccer within Australia. The FFA is headquartered in Sydney. Although the first governing body of the sport was founded in 1911, FFA in its current form was only established in 1963 (as the Australian Soccer Federation), later reconstituted in 2003 (as