The North East Australian Football League (NEAFL) will re-introduce the 23rd player rule for the upcoming 2015 season, though rules apply to the extra number.
Former AFL Rookie Field umpire Damian Anderson has been appointed State Umpiring & Elite Programs Manager following the departure of Steve Keating.
After goal umpiring for eleven seasons Sydney's Brodie Kenny-Bell has been rewarded with a spot on the AFLís senior umpire list.
After the huge success of young NSW/ACT footballers at last month's National Draft, the region's umpiring ranks at the elite level have been boosted.
Pennant Hills junior Henry Toczydlowski shares his experience after being selected to umpire the Auskick matches at the MCG on Grand Final Day.
Four emerging young umpires from NSW and the ACT have been selected to officiate at the National U18 Championships, which begin on Sunday May 18.
As Canberra goal umpire Rose O'Dea excels in her first AFL season, we caught up with her mentor and the region's most decorated whistle blower, Ray Chamberlain.
At the beginning of this year, young umpire Lachlan Head travelled to South Africa with the U15 All-Australian Schoolboys side, here he recounts his experience.