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.

For more information on Basketball Victoria’s Technical Officials Commission (formerly the Victorian Basketball Referees Association), visit the website –

Referee Roster

Panel Roster

Referee Reimbursements

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

Download the Referee Reimbursement Rates Form

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)