• Collecting member information brings protection obligations

    Collecting member information brings protection obligations

    November 2018

    Collecting the personal information of participants registering to join a club, competition or event has become standard practice across sport. But that practice could get you into hot water if you don’t comply with the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 (Act) which governs the way you must handle the information you collect, and report any privacy breaches. 

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  • Keeping sport safe, fair and inclusive

    Keeping sport safe, fair and inclusive

    October 2018

    There’s a lot of great things happening to keep sport safe, fair and inclusive. The annual Play by the Rules Award provides a snapshot of what issues are a priority for sports and gives us an insight into the approaches being taken by organisations across the country. 
  • Intersex people: not invisible in sport but inadvertently excluded

    Intersex people: not invisible in sport but inadvertently excluded

    September 2018

    There are many misconceptions and generalisations about intersex people in sport.  Often these are based on assumptions that intersex people are a homogeneous group, and an identity group, a sexual orientation or a gender identity. The reality is different, both more complex and more mundane. 
  • Out of hours player behaviour

    Out of hours player behaviour

    August 2018

    Sporting clubs and organisations should be conscious of putting safeguards in place so as to curb behaviour that could bring the sport and the club into disrepute in order to protect and preserve the image and reputation of stakeholders.

Online Training Courses

Free courses on child protection, harassment and discrimination, complaint handling, for Member Protection Information Officers and various mini-courses.

Child Safety

Child safety is about keeping children and young people safe from abuse and protecting them from harm at all times. Access resources, templates and moreā€¦

Interactive Scenarios

Explore your understanding about issues that impact on safe, fair and inclusive sport through our step by step case studies

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  • Creating child safe and inclusive environments

    Morgan's passion for protecting the vulnerable is second to none. Morgan worked in disability, aged care and children's residential facilities including Stewart House and Royal Far West Children's Hospital on Sydney's northern beaches. He has assisted the Australian Sports Commission in risk management, complaint handling and member protection since 2011 and is considered to be one of the leading practitioners in this field.

     

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