Information for athletes, coaches and officials pertaining to the rules and technical areas of athletics can be found below.
The following areas are covered:
Anti-doping rules and procedures
All athletes need to be aware of the information contained in this section in order to comply with IAAF rules and ASADA requirements. Whereabouts information, therapeutic use exemptions, prohibited lists and other pertinent information, including ASADA's Pure Performance Program, is found in this section.
General selection criteria
Athletics Australia's general selection criteria is documented in this section. It should be considered in conjunction with event specific selection policies for teams, which can be found in the events calendar section, linked from the specific event.
Selection criteria appeals
The procedure and considerations for a nominational or selection appeal are documented in this section.
Competition rules and technical
This section contains information on the competition rules and technical areas of the sport, including Athletics Australia general rules 19-22, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules and technical matters, and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) rules for athletics.
Implement weights and hurdle specifications
Athletics Australia's tables of throwing implements and hurdle specifications to be used for competition in Australia can be found in this section for the information of athletes, coaches and officials.
The Athletics Australia Facilities & Equipment Committee paper on the measurement of implement surface roughness is also available in this section.
Facilities and equipment for
Papers prepared by the Athletics Australia Facilities & Equipment Committee are found in this section, covering issues on operating and maintaining athletics facilities, throwing cages, and equipment for athletics.
Australian Championship qualifying standards
Athletics Australia event information