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Becoming a motorsport official is the best way of getting close to the action without being in the drivers seat. Volunteer officials are a vital part of motorsport and without them the sport could not function. Officials ensure that events are conducted safely, fairly and that the rules and regulations are upheld.

Every motorsport event requires a number of officials with various skills to perform a wide range of tasks. Events such as the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix need over 1,000 officials, whereas a club-level motorkhana or hill climb need only a few.

This page contains all you need to know to start your journey as a Motorsport Australia Official, including a list of FAQs. For more information about the Motorsport Australia Officiating Program please contact [email protected]

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Motorsport Australia Officials

Licence Structure and Pathway
Event Calendar

National Officiating Program (NOP)

Training Under The NOP
The Rights of Motorsport Officials
Motorsport Officials Code of Ethics
Code of Conduct

The Motorsport Australia National Officiating Program was established for the grading, licencing, training and recognition of volunteer motorsport officials.

The purpose of the National Officiating Program (NOP) is to:

  • Ensure that motorsport officials are highly skilled
  • Provide knowledge of roles and rules
  • Demonstrate ethical performance of duties
  • Foster personal pride and a respect for the sport
  • Provide efficient management
  • Achieve local, national and international recognition

The rights of motorsport officials and code of ethics is covered in further detail in the Motorsport Australia Member Protection Policy, available on the Motorsport Australia Website.


Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to officiate at an event?
How do I get a Motorsport Australia Officials Licence?
Do I need a Working With Children Check?
What if I don’t have a photo for my Officials Licence?
Do I have to be a member of a Car Club/Officials’ Association to obtain an Officials Licence?
How do I find events at which I might be interested in being an Official at?
How am I allocated a role at events?
How will I know what to do in this role?
How do I get formal training to carry out my role?
What if I don’t have any motorsport officiating experience?
Are there any paid positions as a motorsport official?
Is transport or accommodation provided to officials?
What should I bring to the event?
Can I take photos?
Will I get tickets for friends and family?
Is food provided and what if I have dietary needs?
What time do I have to be at the event?
If I am from overseas do have to be registered as a Motorsport Australia Official?
What Visa do I need to come to Australia to volunteer at events in Australia?
I want to volunteer at the Australian Grand Prix. What do I do?
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