Sport and recreation organisations across the country regularly have to deal with a range of harassment, discrimination and child protection issues involving players, coaches, officials and spectators.

This Quick Reference Guide shows where you can find the essential information and services to help you resolve these issues, including:

Referring illegal or unlawful behaviour

• Promoting a positive, child-safe environment

• Making and resolving complaints


The Guide also includes links to key sporting and recreation bodies, government agencies and non-government organisations, along with a short description of the support they can provide. These include:

• Sport and recreation organisations: National

• Sport and recreation organisations: State and territory

• Police

• Child protection/child welfare agencies

• Equal opportunity and anti-discrimination agencies

• Dispute resolution and mediation services

• Legal services and advice

• Counselling services


To download the Quick Reference Guide click here and to download the Complaints flowchart click here