There are always lessons to be learnt

In this situation, it would be fair to say that as a professional organisation, with paid employees, AFLNT would have a better chance of assisting a player over an amateur club.

Being Criticised for Conduct, or not to Be!

Here lies an enigmatic mistake, if the AFLNT wants to instigate change in the behaviour of the clubs, they should design a process for investigating and resolving complaints of alleged violations of their policies, that is fair, neutral, and equitable.