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Cricket Australia’s media accreditation program is now closed for the 2017-18 season.

Cricket Australia Accreditation 2017-18

Cricket Australia (CA) accreditation applications for the 2017-18 international season, KFC Big Bash League and rebel Women’s Big Bash League seasons are now CLOSED

All applications will undergo an approval process with the result to be communicated via email at CA’s earliest convenience.

Please note that an application does not guarantee accreditation.

How to Apply

All applications for accreditation for this season must be submitted via CA’s online registration form. 

All applications for accreditation must accept the 2017-18 Accreditation Terms and Conditions by reading the Terms and Conditions detailed as an attachment on this page, and by ticking the relevant box on your application. 

Every application must contain a correctly formatted JPEG headshot. Every person accredited must have photographic accreditation. No application will be processed without this requirement.

Please Note: broadcast rights holders do not apply through this page.

Important Information

International accreditation will grant access to the following series. Please click the title to review their fixture.

Magellan Test Series
ODI Series
Trans-Tasman T20 Tri Series
Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes Series
Tour matches which involve international teams

Big Bash League accreditation will grant access to:

KFC Big Bash League matches (BBL)
Women’s Big Bash League matches (WBBL)

2017-18 Australian Cricket International Media Guide

Make sure you're across all venue-specific media information ahead of the 2017-18 season, plus details regarding accreditation booth timings, media contacts and more.

This guide incorporates all men's and women's international matches for the home summer.

Please click here to view the media guide.

*Note, accreditation booth hours are subject to change

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 work for 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 ECB, New Zealand Cricket or other affiliate 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.

Cricket Australia's 2017-18 accreditation priority order for press/non-rights holders can be found here.


The application deadlines for Cricket Australia accreditation is 5pm AEST in line with the below dates:

International – Opens Thursday, 20 July 2017 | Closes Thursday, 31 August 2017
BBL/WBBL – Opens Thursday, 20 July 2017 | Closes Thursday, 31 August 2017

Collection of Accreditation

Successful applicants can collect their accreditation through one of the following methods.

1. Collection in person from State Association.
2. Collection from first match, as selected in the application form. 

Accreditation Booth locations are provided below for reference:

AB Field, Brisbane
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Coffs Harbour Stadium, Coffs Harbour
Etihad Stadium, Melbourne
Gabba, Brisbane
Manuka Oval, Canberra
MCG, Melbourne
North Sydney Oval, Sydney
Optus Stadium, Perth
SCG, Sydney
Spotless Stadium, Sydney
UTAS Stadium, Launceston (TBC)
WACA, Perth


Please direct any questions to or phone +613 (03) 9653 9999.

2017-18 Accreditation Terms and Conditions

Click here to view the full Cricket Australia Accreditation Terms and Conditions 

A full list of code and non-code signatory organisations can be found in our Terms and Conditions.