Community-based football clubs play a key role in the development of football in Australia. There is no doubt that they are the driving force for participation and enjoyment of their members within the great game of football
To raise the overall standard of club administration and operations at all levels of the game, Football Federation Australia has established the National Club Development Program (NCDP) with the assistance of all Member Federations, select Associations, Zones, Branches and the Clubs themselves.
The Program aims to provide a clear model that helps develop and maintain a successful football club. The NCDP is an enhanced and online version of the previous National Club Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) that was introduced in 2012.
The NCDP will be accompanied by an online resource library that will aim to help provide information and the tools necessary for clubs to improve.
The NCDP aims to achieve these objectives: