Preliminary
00/00/1981 Marconi-Fairfield - Melita-Eagles-Newtown 2:1
Canterbury-Marrickville FC - St George-Budapest SC 1:0
Sydney City SC - Blacktown City SC 2:1
Weston Workers FC - Rapid SC 1:0
APIA Leichhardt Tigers - Auburn 3:2
Wollongong City - Downer Olympic 3:0
Sydney Olympic SC - Edgeworth FC 2:1
Canberra City - Newcastle KB United 2:1
1. Round
00/00/1981 Marconi-Fairfield - Canterbury-Marrickville FC 1:0
Sydney City SC - Weston Workers FC 1:0
APIA Leichhardt Tigers - Wollongong City 4:2
Sydney Olympic SC - Canberra City 4:2
Brisbane Lions - Townsville 2:0
St Kilda - Brunswick United Juventus SC 3:2
Essendon Croatia SC - Green Gully Ajax 3:1
Adelaide City FC - Adelaide Croatia SC 4:2
Heidelberg United - South Melbourne Hellas 2:0
Preston Makedonia - Footscray JUST 3:1
West Adelaide Hellas - Para Hills Knights SC 3:0
Brisbane City SC - Mt Gravatt Hawks SC 3:1
Round of 16
00/00/1981 Marconi-Fairfield - Sydney City SC 3:2
APIA Leichhardt Tigers - Sydney Olympic SC 2:1
Brisbane Lions - Grange Thistle SC 2:0
St Kilda - Essendon Croatia SC 3:1
Adelaide City FC - Olympic Kingsway SC 3:0
Heidelberg United - Preston Makedonia 2:1 aet
West Adelaide Hellas - Cumberland United 5:1
Brisbane City SC - Mareeba United 3:0
Quarter-finals
00/00/1981 Marconi-Fairfield - APIA Leichhardt Tigers 2:1
Brisbane Lions - St Kilda 1:0
Adelaide City FC - Heidelberg United 1:0
West Adelaide Hellas - Brisbane City SC 4:2
Semi-finals
00/00/1981 Brisbane Lions - Marconi-Fairfield 3:2
West Adelaide Hellas - Adelaide City FC 1:0
Final
00/00/1981 Brisbane Lions - West Adelaide Hellas 3:1