To answer the current revolving question being asked by several delegates.

How long is the umpires accreditation valid for?

In short; the time period mentioned at several National Umpires committee meetings, include periods of 7, 5, 4 and 2 years.

To comply with the 'Officials' (aka umpires) structure set in place by the Australian Sports Commission, the Umpires Accreditation Period is Four Years.

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Reference: Australian Sports Commission
Document: "Guidelines for the Design and Registration of NCAS & NOAS Accreditation Programs"
Clause: Coaches/officials accredited in the NCAS/NOAS are required to update their accreditation at least every four years in order to remain an accredited coach/official.
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