The Umpires & Referees Committee (URC)It's objectives are to:

  • Raise the standard of umpires and referees.
  • Standardise the interpretation of the rules with training.
  • Set a dress code.
  • Have sufficient personnel to hold international contests without importing overseas international umpires.
  • Increase the number of people involved
  • Encourage inactive umpires to participate again.
  • Arrange training in Australia for top national qualified umpires under the Oceania umpires committee.
  • Train New Zealand Umpires.
  • Award developing Umpires.