Accreditation

Cricket Australia’s international and KFC T20 BBL media accreditation program is currently open for 2015-16


Cricket Australia Accreditation 2015-16

Cricket Australia media accreditation applications for the 2015-16 International Season and KFC T20 Big Bash League Season in Australia are open from  31 July, 2015 to 18 September, 2015, 5pm AEST. Click here to apply.

Cricket Australia is expecting to receive a large number of applications for the 2015-16 International and BBL seasons and this demand is expected to be greater than the capacity at our international venues.

Please note that an application does not guarantee accreditation. Your application will undergo an approval process with the result to be communicated via email at our earliest convenience.


HOW TO APPLY

All applications for Cricket Australia media accreditation for this season must be submitted via our online registration form.

All applications for media accreditation must accept the 2015-16 media accreditation Terms and Conditions by reading the Media Terms and Conditions detailed as an attachment on this page, and by ticking the relevant box on your application. Please read the relevant Terms and Conditions depending on your signatory. See below for a full list of code and non-code signatories.

Every application must contain a correctly formatted JPEG headshot. Every person accredited must have photographic accreditation, which includes all TV camera operators. No application will be processed without this requirement.

2015-16 Code Signatories Media Accreditation Terms and Conditions

2015-16 Non-Code Signatories Media Accreditation Terms and Conditions


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

International media accreditation will grant access to:

•    Commonwealth Bank Test Series

•    Victoria Bitter ODI Series

•    KFC T20 International Series

•    Commonwealth Bank Women’s International Series

•    Matador BBQs Cup

•    Sheffield Shield


KFC T20 Big Bash League accreditation grants access to the KFC T20 Big Bash League and double header WBBL matches ONLY.

•    Please click here for International Cricket Fixture

•    Please click here for KFC T20 Big Bash League Fixture

•    Please click here for WBBL Fixture


QUALIFICATION CRITERIA

CA will exercise discretion in issuing accreditation. Factors considered in exercising this discretion may include (but are not limited to):

•    Whether an applicant works in a recognised news or sports publication, agency, or website which is available to the general public;

•    Whether the applicant is known by Cricket Australia, the BCCI, Cricket New Zealand, West Indies Cricket Board or other affiliates recognised by Cricket Australia;

•    Safety and security concerns;

•    Genuine issues of space;

•    The need to ensure representation across international, national and local media

•    Appropriate consideration as to the reach of a media organisation’s coverage, and for news agencies, the scale of client base.


DEADLINE

Applications for Cricket Australia’s media accreditation must be submitted before 18 September, 2015. No applications will be approved prior to this deadline.

Any applicants who submit their application after the deadline must understand that there is a high risk that their application will not be approved due to limited capacity at our international venues.


CONTACT

Please direct any questions to accreditation@cricket.com.au or phone +61 (03) 9653 9999.


CODE SIGNATORIES

    1.    Agence France-Presse (AFP)

    2.    APN News & Media

    3.    Associated Press

    4.    Australian Assoc. Press

    5.    Fairfax Media (SMH, Age, Fin Review, Brisbane Times)

    6.    Getty Images

    7.    News International (Sun, Sunday Times, The Times, News of the World)

    8.    News Ltd (Australian, Daily Tele, Courier Mail, Herald Sun, Advertiser, Mercury, Townsville Bulletin, NT News, MX etc.)

    9.    Perform

    10.    The Daily Mail

    11.    The Daily Telegraph

    12.    The Guardian

    13.    The Independent

    14.    The Independent on Sunday

    15.    The Observer

    16.    The Sunday Telegraph

    17.    The West Australian

    18.    Thomson Reuters (i.e. English Regionals)


NON-EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF NON-CODE SIGNATORIES

    1.    All local TV news and radio news

    2.    ABC News

    3.    ABC Radio News

    4.    Austereo (Triple M)

    5.    Bloomberg

    6.    BSkyB News

    7.    CricInfo

    8.    ESPN

    9.    Express (Express, Sunday Express)

    10.    FOX SPORTS

    11.    FOX SPORTS NEWS

    12.    Mirror Group (Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, People)

    13.    Nine News

    14.    Nova

    15.    Press Association

    16.    SBS

    17.    Seven News

    18.    Sky News Australia

    19.    Sky News UK

    20.    Sky Sports UK

    21.    Telstra

    22.    Ten News

    23.    Yahoo!7