The overall purpose and rules of the FJFC are set out in the Fitzroy Junior Football Club Constitution.

Many aspects of the FJFC operations are handled through application of the below referenced policies. The Australian Sports Commission’s (ASC) “Sports Governance Principles” contains guidelines within which the ASC believes a sporting organisation’s committee members should operate and enact their role. Principle 1.7 of the guide states that the committee should ensure policies on key issues are in place and that these can be applied effectively to those participants or persons for whom they are intended.

The FJFC have a Policy Development Process that ensures that policies are consistent with the rules set out in the Constitution.