RefereesReferees are a vital  part of basketball – without them, we wouldn’t have a game. Melb Utd. VJBL referees have progressed through each association’s domestic referee program before they advance to this level. Many referees will go on to referee at a senior level such as Big V, SEABL or even in the NBL and WNBL.

Referee Roster

22nd September Junior Panel 


Referee Pay Rates

The referee pay rates are set by the Victorian Basketball Referees Association (VBRA) after consultation with the competitions. Rates are presented for approval at the November Basketball Victoria state conference for the following season.

Download Referee Pay Rates (69 KB)


Referee Travel Claim Form

To be eligible to make a claim, referees must have travelled more than 100kms, leaving from and returning to their home association. Travel in Excess of 100kms is reimbursed at the discretion of the Melb Utd. Referees Administrator.

Download the Referee Travel Claim Form (74 KB)


Panel Referee Program

The Victorian Junior Panel Program is made up of selected qualified referees who are nominated by their home association and appointed to officiate in Victorian Championship League games.

Download the Panel Referee Program Outline (PDF 142 KB)