Friday 4 October - Gillette AFL restricted free agency offer and unrestricted free agency period begins.
Friday 4 October by 2pm - Gillette AFL father-son bidding nominations; Academy bidding nominations lodged with AFL.
Monday 7 October 10am - father/son and Academy players bidding meeting; Gillette AFL Trade period begins.
Friday 18 October at 5pm - close of Gillette AFL restricted free agency offer and unrestricted free agency period.
Monday 21 October - Gillette AFL restricted free agency matching offer three-day period ends.
Friday 25 October at 2pm - Gillette AFL Trade period closes.
Thursday 31 October by 2pm - list lodgement (1); rookie promotion to primary list; retained second and third-year rookies; scholarship players; alternate talent player nominations.
Friday 1 November - Gillette AFL delisted player free agency period (1) begins.
Friday 8 November - international players inclusion on rookie list form; players not registered or played for 3 years rookie list form lodgement.
Wednesday 13 November - Gillette AFL delisted player free agency period (1) closes; out of contract listed AFL primary list players draft nomination form and player request for removal from list form lodged with AFL; new or expired (after 3 years) draft nomination form lodgement. Priority zone selections – NSW/ACTand NT on the primary list of GWS Giants.
Thursday 14 November by 2pm - list lodgement (2) and TPP estimates.
Friday 15 November - Gillette AFL delisted player free agency period (2) commences.
Monday 18 November – delisted primary list draft nomination form lodgement; non–retained rookie players draft nomination form lodgement; Gillette AFL delisted free agency period (2) concludes.
Thursday 21 November - NAB AFL Draft selection meeting (Gold Coast Convention Centre).
Friday 22 November - Gillette AFL delisted player free agency period (3) commences.
Monday 25 November - Gillette AFL delisted free agency period (3) concludes; AFL club list lodgement (3); notification of NSW and Qld pre-selected rookies, father-son pre-selected rookies, Academy pre-selected rookies, international scholarship pre-selected rookies and scholarship pre-selected rookies nominated if not selected in the pre-season draft.
Wednesday 27 November - NAB AFL Pre-Season Draft selection meeting (11am, Telstra Webex); NAB AFL Rookie Draft selection meeting (11.10am, Telstra Webex)
Monday 2 December – final list lodgement and final TPP estimates.