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Safe and enjoyable sport and recreation experiences are the right of every Australian child. Keeping children and young people safe is a priority and everyone’s responsibility. Let’s help your sport or recreation organisation keep kids safe.

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Online Course

    Child Protection course

    The PBTR Child Protection and Safeguarding online training course is free and suitable for players, volunteers, coaches, officials and administrators in sport. The course has many interactive components and you will receive a certificate of completion when you complete all elements. Help ensure your sport is child safe and get started today.

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  • Create a child safe organisation

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    Clubs need a range of strategies in place to keep children safe in sport. Many people associate child safety with employment screening, like working with children checks. But that’s only one of many ways to help keep children safe. 

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  • Child Safe Sport in each State or Territory

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    In Australia, each state and territory has child safety laws that set out responsibilities for both organisations and individuals who work or have contact with children. There is no national child safety system or legislation, so you’ll need to understand what’s required in each state or territory.

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  • Involve children and young people

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    To help safeguard children, your club must ensure they participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously.  

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  • Taking images or video of children at sporting events

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    Taking photographs or video of children is an area that many people feel uncomfortable about and do not know how to handle. There are some guidelines you can use to ensure your sport handles the issue appropriately.

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  • Further resources on child safety

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    Links to other child safety resources for sport and recreation clubs and organisations. 

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