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WHAT YOU ARE AIMING TO ACHEIVE

  • Creating a culture that makes child safety everyone’s business by:
    • Protecting the interests of children, not the club
    • Make child safety a top priority within the club
    • Take a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse, to racial, religious or cultural discrimination
    • Establish values, behavioural expectations and practices that are promote a child safe culture

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

  • Have a commitment to child safety
  • Put your commitment on the web and in member documents
  • Display ChildSafe posters in your Club Rooms
  • Have a dedicated section on your website for childsafe
  • Nominate at least one person to be your Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) or Child Safe Officer (CSO).
  • Get your MPIO/CSO to undertake training provided on the Play by the Rules website and Australian Sport Commission website.
    • Child Protection
    • Harassment & Discrimination
    • Member Protection Information Officer
    • Complaint Handling Training
  • Encourage everyone on your committeee to undertake training provided on the Play by the Rules website and Australian Sport Commission website.

THINGS TO THINK ABOUT

  • Make ChildSafe a standing item on your committee meeting agenda
  • Make child safety a regular communication item to your members
  • Promote what is happening within your Club through short case studies or articles in your newsletters/social media
  • Report on your progress towards child safe sport in your yearly review or annual report
  • Discuss child safety at your Club’s events such as your AGM, presentation, trivia nights and other highly attended events
  • Undertake training with all committee members, coaches, officials, volunteers, parents and children.
  • Congratulate members who are taking steps to address the Standards via presentations, emails and your website
  • Provide clear communication to members about what you have done and are planning to do

RESOURCES

STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT  |  E-POSTER1  |  E-POSTER2  |  E-POSTER3

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