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NSW National Premier League (NPL)  1

Parramatta FC  were relegated and replaced by NPL 2 champions Marconi Stallions

NSW National Premier League  2

NSW NPL2 is used one week only this season

Marconi Stallions were promoted to NPL1 and replaced by Parramatta FC

Bankstown City were relegated to NPL3 and replaced by Rydalmere Lions

Bankstown Berries become Canterbury Bankstown

Queensland NPL

League increased to fourteen teams with Lions FC and Magpies Crusaders joining

FNQ Heat become Cairns FC and Northern Fury became North Queensland United

Gold Coast City were replaced by Gold Coast United

Football Queensland Premier League

This is a new league for 2018 which will have promotion for the top two teams to the NPL

The clubs are mostly from the old Brisbane Premier League with the addition of Sunshine Coast Wanderers and Wide Bay Buccaneers

Victoria NPL 1

St Albans Saints and North Geelong Warriors were relegated to NPL 2 
Dandenong Thunder and Northcote City won promotion from NPL2

Victoria NPL 2

The two conference winners, Dandenong Thunder and Northcote City, were  promoted to NPL 1

The two bottom sides of each conference, Richmond and Bendigo City, were relegated to the State League and replaced by the two regional State League One winners Altona Magic and Langwarrin

Western Australia NPL

Mandurah City were relegated to Division One and replaced by Division One champions Forrestfield United

South Australia NPL

Adelaide Blue Eagles and Cumberland United were relegated and replaced by State League One champions South Adelaide and playoff winners Sturt Lions.

South Australia State League One

South Adelaide and Sturt Lions were promoted to NPL and replaced by Adelaide Blue Eagles and Cumberland United

Adelaide Hills and Adelaide Victory were relegated to State League Two and replaced by Seaford Rangers and Fulham United

Pirates become Port Adelaide

Tasmania NPL

No changes

Northern NSW NPL

No changes

Capital Football NPL

League reduced to nine teams after FFA Centre of Excellence was disbanded