Instruction manual that outlines how to access your club’s Salary Cap Portal can be downloaded below. This manual will show you how to start uploading the required documents for each of your players. The instruction manual is easy to follow and also provides you with a support line contact should you run into any issues.
To access your club’s Salary Cap Portal, login through www.outlook.com and then you will need to:
REMEMBER: Once you have entered your Salary Cap Portal, save the link to your favourites so you don’t have to keep accessing it via your SharePoint Inbox. It’s much easier to click on the direct link.
SUBMISSION OF CONTRACTS & BUDGETED SALARY CAP RETURNS SHEET
30th April: All clubs need to have all player contracts and budgeted salary cap returns sheets uploaded to your club’s portal by this date.
SUBMISSION OF FINAL SALARY CAP RETURNS SHEET
30th October: All clubs need to have all player contracts and final salary cap returns sheets uploaded to your club’s portal by this date. This sheet will indicate how your club was able to stay under the salary cap.
All clubs are responsible for reporting details of player payments back to AFL Goldfields
Timelines for Submission of Contracts & Player Payment Summaries
1) Each club shall lodge with AFL Goldfields by the end of April a statement setting out the names of players, details of all payments, expenses and benefits to be paid to its players for the ensuing season.
Each statement shall be verified and signed by the President and any one (1) of the following, Secretary, Treasurer or Football Manager of the club.
Each club shall lodge with AFL Goldfields by the 31st October a statement setting out the names of players and details of all payments, expenses and benefits including club awards that have been made for the season just concluded and such statement shall also state that it is not intended to make any further payment of salary, expenses or benefits for the remainder of the calendar year.
2) Each statement shall be verified and signed by the President and any one (1) of the following, Secretary, Treasurer or Football Manager of the club.
*AFL Goldfields at any time, other than those listed, may request an up to date statement to be submitted.
Refer to the AFL Goldfields Player Payment Rules and Guidelines for more information on club and player obligations when it comes to contracted players.
This is the process you should follow if your club is looking to apply for additional relief from the salary cap imposed on your club for the upcoming season.
The AFL Goldfields Commission will assess Salary Cap Relief applications on an individual basis and assess each application on its merits. League salary caps are currently as follows:
Ballarat FNL: $140,000
Central Highlands FL: $105,000
Riddell DFNL: $110,000
Maryborough Castlemaine DFNL: $75,000
After clubs have received their salary cap for the upcoming season, you may apply for additional relief but only in extenuating circumstances will the AFL Goldfields Commission grant an extension. Club may apply using the application form which can be downloaded via the link below.