Football Queensland (FQ) is recognised by both the State and Federal Governments and Football Federation Australia (FFA) as the governing body for association football (soccer) in Queensland.
They are a member of the national governing body FFA and, through this connection, are affiliated with Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA).
Football Federation Australia (FFA) is the governing body of football in Australia and is a member of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the international governing body for football.
FIFA is an abbreviation, it stands for Fédération Internationale de Football Association which means International Federation of Association Football in English. It was founded in 1904 and the headquarters operate from Zurich, Switzerland.
FIFA exists to govern football and to develop the game around the world. Since 2016, the organisation has been fast evolving into a body that can more effectively serve our game for the benefit of the entire world.