Sport plays a big part in many people’s lives whether they’re participants, observers or club members. Today risk management is an accepted part of sport administration and clubs and associations need to have strategies in place to meet legal and insurance requirements. One of the principal risks they need to address relates to club member behaviour and the potential for discrimination, harassment and child abuse.

By taking a broad approach to risk management and creating positive and inclusive clubs, administrators can minimise the risks and maximise the benefits associated with their sport (e.g. increased participation). Everyone is responsible for contributing to this environment.

This section provides information on managing risks for: