Following the state governments, announcement at 10.30 am on Sunday 14 June 2020 (Full Announcement) FDBA will begin recommencing operations from Monday 22 June.

We are very excited to be working towards a return but please keep in mind that things will be different from normal as restrictions are gradually eased.

The health and safety of our members is our primary focus and a number of restrictions will remain in place for every activity. Members will be required to comply with safety measures and hygiene protocol and we ask for your continued patience and support.

Please find specific information below relevant to each area of operations:

Domestic Competitions

We are currently in consultation with our major stakeholders to determine the structure of the Winter 2020 and Summer 2020/21 seasons.

The following dates have been forecast for a return:

  • Junior competitions (Under 18): Monday 13 July
  • Senior competitions: Monday 20 July

Registration will re-opening early next week and members will be provided updated calendars and fee structures.

You can expect restrictions to include:

  • Limitations on spectators and sign in required
  • Social distancing on benches & seating
  • 20 minute changeover period between matches
  • Immediate departure following matches
  • Restrictions on basketballs being brought into stadiums
  • Requirement for participants to bring own drink bottles (no refills permitted)
  • Hand sanitizer to be used before and after each match
  • Canteen closure

Signage and staff will be available at all venues to assist.

Casual Shooting/Court Hire

It is our intention to provide casual shooting and court hire opportunities during the school holidays. All sessions will be strictly monitored with bookings mandatory.

Further information will be available next week.

New Payment System

FDBA is going cashless and we will soon have new POS software in place at all of our venues. This will allow members to pay by EFTPOS for all transactions.

Junior Blues

Please be patient as we formulate our Junior Blues strategy.

Key stakeholders will receive further information in the coming days.

School Holiday Programs

Registrations are now open via our website: School Holidays Programs