Naarm | Melbourne

The PFA is delighted to announce Austraffic has extended its partnership promoting the PFA’s prestigious player-voted awards.

For the third consecutive year, the traffic and transport data specialists will recognise player performances domestically via the peer-voted Austraffic A-Leagues Player of the Month Award, as well as the international excellence of PFA members through the 2024 Austraffic PFA Footballer of the Year Awards.

The impact of Austraffic’s involvement in player recognition was evident last season, with players such as Joe Lolley, Socceroos Jamie Maclaren, Mat Leckie, Craig Goodwin and Brandon Borello, Matildas Cortnee Vine and Alex Chidiac, and A-League Women stars Maria Rojas and Michelle Heyman, honoured with the Austraffic monthly award. 

Sam Kerr, Charlotte Grant, Goodwin and Jordan Bos were unveiled as the 2023 Austraffic Footballers of the Year at the PFA’s Players’ Awards night on the eve of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in July. 

PFA Co-Chief Executive, Kathryn Gill, said: “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Austraffic, who have helped to elevate and celebrate the monthly achievements of our players within the A-Leagues and the international excellence of our Matildas and Socceroos.”

Austraffic Queensland Principal Martin Jordan-Williams said: “Across the past two years, we have developed a wonderful partnership with the PFA, and with another exciting A-Leagues season approaching, we are delighted to commit further to their player awards and recognition. Our mission has always been to celebrate excellence, and we see that same spirit in the PFA and the incredible athletes they represent.”

Established in 1983, Austraffic has been at the forefront of vehicle and pedestrian data collection and analysis, operating across all states and territories of Australia and New Zealand. Their commitment to Australian sports extends to partnerships with organizations such as the AFLW side Brisbane Lions.

About the Austraffic A-Leagues Player of the Month Award

Widely acknowledged as the most prestigious monthly award in Australian football, the Austraffic A-Leagues Player of the Month Award is the only peer-voted award in the A-Leagues.

About the 2024 Austraffic PFA Players’ Awards

The PFA Players’ Awards have been presented annually since 2009, when former Socceroo Tim Cahill won the inaugural PFA Men’s Footballer of the Year. The PFA Women’s Footballer of the Year was introduced the following season, which was won by Servet Uzunlar in 2010.

The awards consider both the domestic and international features of the career path pursued by elite Australian professionals. The awards are voted on by the PFA membership and will consider the performances of PFA members during the 2023/24 season.

About Austraffic

Founded in 1983 (as Australasian Traffic Surveys), Austraffic has undertaken thousands of traffic, transport and pedestrian studies in all states and territories of Australia and New Zealand. Austraffic’s systems and expertise delivers quality data that meets the customer’s needs. Their offices are located throughout Australia, and their traffic engineering and information technology specialists assist customers with the design, analysis and presentation of surveys.