AFL Western District have released a series of rules and regulations for their 2021 Community Club Sustainability Program, with premiership winning clubs now needing to make sure they are playing by the rules.
Many of the rules have not changed from their 2020 requirements, but their will be tighter security to make sure each club is doing the right thing.
In 2021, the salary cap for all clubs in the Mininera and District Football League will be$70,000.
However, if COVID-19 restricts the number of games played or season length, the caps are subject to change.
AFL Western Districts also confirmed the premier of the Mininera and District Football League will be audited by the associations Integrity Officer at the conclusion of season 2021.
The association also reminded clubs a number of penalties can be imposed if any wrong doing is uncovered during the audit.
Some of these penalties include, but are not limited too; club fines; loss of premiership points; suspension from finals and player and/or official suspensions.
The assessment of total team player points and individual player assessments will governed by AFL Western Districts in the same way as in 2020, with clubs needing to track their own player's points value and with the league completing some assessments of their own.
Earlier this month, the fixture for the Mininera and District league was released with round one set for April 17.
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