Now available on the PFA website (in the Technical Area) is the PFA’s submission to the Elite Development Project Team convened by Football Federation Australia.

Titled “Building a Nation of Footballers”, the PFA focused on the key area of establishing a quality career path for Australian footballers. This included addressing matters such as growing the depth of talent in Australian football, the integration between youth development and professional opportunities in the A-League and overseas, developing a genuine second tier competition for the presently disengaged players pursuing professional careers, increasing employment opportunities in the A-League and appointing a world respected National Technical Director who will ensure ongoing development of Australian coaches and the best intelligence is concentrated with the FFA.