AFL Values
According to the AFL, the AFL Values are “our team rules which guide and influence all our actions and decision making”.

Have a read of the AFL Values below and see what you think, as some of these values appear to have either be forgotten or ignored.

Our LEGACY is to leave the game and communities in better shape for future generations.
We will achieve our legacy through being ACCOUNTABLE, PROGRESSIVE AND RESPECTFUL.


  • Focus on delivering or exceeding performance objectives
  • Responsible for our actions and results and do what we say we will
  • Act with integrity – deal with all people honestly, ethically and transparently
  • No surprises
  • Make decisions in a timely manner, even when under tight deadlines and pressure
  • Be prepared to go the extra mile
  • Persevere when faced with setbacks


  • Strive for constant improvement
  • Respect the great history of our game and its role in the community but challenge the status quo
  • Find new and creative ideas to innovate
  • Focus on the future
  • Embrace change and new ideas


  • Embrace and respect diversity and inclusion – understand and value the differences in every person
  • Acknowledge the efforts of others
  • Listen actively and consider other viewpoints
  • Cooperate with others
  • Help team or other departments or stakeholders in getting work done
  • Act with humility and modesty