As of 2007 there have been a total of 1,249 umpires to have umpired at VFL/AFL Level (408 field umpires, 523 boundary umpires and 318 goal umpires). The first field umpire to be appointed to a match was Henry Crapp, the first boundary umpire was Chris Carriss and the first goal umpire was F J Burton.
There have been two female umpires to have officiated at VFL/AFL level – Katrina Pressley and Chelsea Roffey, both Queensland-based goal umpires.
List of VFL/AFL Umpires
Following are lists of known VFL/AFL umpires as at the end of the 2008 AFL season.
VFL/AFL players and umpires
This list is of VFL/AFL footballers who umpired at least one match in the league, either as a boundary, field or goal umpire. There have been a total of 80 players to achieve this distinction.