31stJuly 2018 – Zurich, Switzerland: In accordance with its FIFA and AFC mandate and terms of reference, The Congress Review Working Group (CRWG) today submitted its report and recommendations for the future governance of football in Australia.

The one hundred page report was submitted to FIFA and the AFC by the required deadline of July 31, 2018 and will now be presented to the FIFA Member Associations Committee at its next meeting in August 2018.

Judith Griggs, Chair of the CRWG said “I would like to thank all the members of the CRWG for their extremely hard work and constant engagement over the last seven weeks, since my appointment as chair.  Their collaboration, vision, passion and dedication to football in Australia has led to this comprehensive report and its recommendations.

My sincere appreciation also, to all of the stakeholder groups: from professionals to amateurs; from officials to fans; from all levels of clubs, youth groups, indigenous programs and women’s groups; all dedicated knowledge, time and energy to this process.

Finally, my thanks to the professionals at FIFA, AFC and the FFA for their commitment to creating a brighter future for football in Australia.”