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ABF Policies and Handbooks


100% Affiliation Rule

Affiliation Policy

Australian Team Selection and Travel


Chief Tournament Director Appointment

Covid-19 Policy for ABF Licensed Events

Cross Gender Policy

Ethics Committee Protocol

Eligibility to represent Australia

Expense Claim Procedure

Financial Recording for ABF and Licensed Events Procedure

Insurance Policies

Masterpoint Restricted Competitions at ABF Events

National Online Recorder Process

Newsletter Policy

Player Behaviour

Privacy Policy

Recorder Guidelines

Remuneration for Tournament Officials


Team Naming Policy

Uniform Policy

Use of Foreign Languages at the Bridge Table

Working with Children and Young Persons

Youth Policy

Handbooks and Kits

PDF File ANC Handbook (May 2024)

PDF File ABF New Members Kit

 Hobby Form

The ABF Management Committee reminds all Tournament Organisers of ABF and Licensed events that payments made to caddies and other support personnel who do not quote an ABN should only be made on presentation of a completed “Hobby Form”. For more information and the Hobby Form (Statement by a supplier) please visit the ATO website at: 



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