Be a positive role model for your kids
A coach calls one of his seven year old players aside and asks, “Do you understand what cooperation is? What a team is?” The little boy nods ‘yes’.
“Do you understand
Our national sport stars say play by the rules
While sport has dominated the news for all the wrong reasons lately, it’s time to share some positive messages from one of our current Test Cricket greats, an
'Fun at all costs' should be the motto
With the focus on cheating and corruption in sport at the moment, underpinned by a 'winning at all costs' attitude, it just shows how important it is for us as parents, coaches
Integrity matters for every sport
Is your organisation spending a lot of time dealing with integrity issues such as discrimination or inappropriate behaviour?
Do you have on and off-field issues with players, angry
Breaking down the barriers within sport
In this exclusive article for Play by the Rules, Pippa Grange explains the thinking behind some of the standard responses used to justify homophobic behavior in sport, the apathy
No room for spectators
“Parents or teachers should be the ones to deal with bullying incidents”, “It’s a natural and normal part of sport”, “Let them sort it out themselves”.
If you agree with any of
They are made to be changed
When the Australian Rugby League changed the shoulder charging rule a few months ago a lot of people were very unhappy. Never mind that administrators were trying to reduce the risk of
Is it possible to find the middle ground?
It’s the day of the regional netball semi-finals. Sam’s Under 13 team is playing for a spot in next week’s final. They’ve been lucky a few times during the season
What are you doing to ensure women and girls' safety and security at your club?
Incidents of harassment and violence against women are generally under-reported and sport is a particularly vulnerable area due, in part,
Watch out for the warning signs
Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that can have devastating impacts on the person experiencing the disorder and their family or friends. Anyone can develop an eating disorder
New MPIO and complaint handling courses now online
Two new interactive training courses are now available online to help create safer, fairer and more inclusive environments for all people involved in sport, Australian
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