Jared Gillett will take control of the first match of the Hyundai A-League season.
Grand Final referee Jared Gillett will have the whistle in the season opener between Melbourne Victory and Melbourne Heart.
Friday, October 5, 2012 Melbourne Victory v Melbourne Heart Venue: Etihad Stadium Kick Off: 7:30pm Referee: Jared Gillett Assistant Ref 1: Geroge Lakrindis Assistant Ref 2: David Walsh 4th Official: Lucien Laverdure
Saturday, October 6, 2012 Wellington Phoenix v Sydney FC Venue: Westpac Stadium Kick Off: 7.30pm Referee: Peter Green Assistant Ref 1: Jan Hendrik Hintz Assistant Ref 2: Ashley Beecham 4th Official: Matt Conger.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 Wanderers FC v Central Coast Mariners Venue: Parramatta Stadium Kick Off: 7.45pm Referee: Alan Milliner Assistant Ref 1: Scott Edeling Assistant Ref 2: Owen Goldrick 4th Official: Tim McGilchrist
Sunday October 7 Perth Glory v Brisbane Roar Venue: Patersons Stadium Kick Off: 2.00pm Referee: Shaun Evans Assistant Ref 1: Rod Allen Assistant Ref 2: Ryan Gallagher 4th Official: Adam Gehrig
Sunday October 7 Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United Venue: Hunter Stadium Kick Off: 3:00pm Referee: Ben Williams Assistant Ref 1: Hakan Anaz Assistant Ref 2: Matthew Cheeseman 4th Official: Trent Fleskens
Please note: this article was amended to correct the match officials for Perth Glory v Brisbane Roar, and Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United.