The Play by the Rules magazine is a free online magazine for people interested in safe, fair and inclusive sport issues. The magazine comes in three different formats - a Flip Book with embedded media, a PDF version with links and a plain text version. The Flip Book version of each magazine is only available for 12 months following publication.

Latest Issue
  • Issue 30: September 2019

    Special feature articles include a research synopsis on:

    • Safe sport
    • Fair sport
    • Inclusive sport
    • When sport mirrors society
  • Issue 29: June 2019

    Feature articles include:

    • Implementing your policies and codes: A practical checklist
    • Workforce diversity breaks down cultural barriers
    • Regulating sport-related concussion: Taking steps toward a public-private partnership
    • Winning isn't everything
  • Issue 28: March 2019

    Feature articles include:

    • Keeping children safe in sport: A summary of the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
    • Transparency and privacy in sport
    • Maccabi Australia's commitment to Member Protection
  • Issue 27: December 2018

    Feature articles include:

    • Winner of the 2018 Play by the Rules Award - GingerCloud Foundation's Modified Rugby Program
    • The year that was - innumerable reasons to be positive
    • Member Protection and the importance of confidentiality
  • Issue 26: September 2018

    Feature articles include:

    • Standing up and speaking out about racism in sport
    • An uncomfortable truth
    • Racial discrimination: Moving beyond legal compliance to inclusion
  • Issue 25: June 2018

    Feature articles:

    • How to sort fact from fiction. Exploring the challenges involved in uncovering the truth and getting it right when it matters most
    • Pressure - an intangible element with a palpable impact
    • Playing by the rules off the field
  • Issue 24: March 2018

    Feature articles:

    • Norway leads the medal tally with low-stress junior sport approach
    • Putting 'us' ahead of 'me'
    • eSafety and sport: Using technology to best advantage
    • Dispute resolution in sport
  • Issue 23: December 2017

    Feature articles:

    • Sustainable pathway for gymnasts with disability
    • Moving kids off the sidelines and into the main game
    • Clubs provide a haven for kids who just want to be part of a team
    • Liability in grass roots sport in Australia
  • Issue 22: September 2017

    Feature articles:

    • Forget about the winning, just let the kids play
    • 7 tips for good governance
    • Creating welcoming environments
    • What you need to know about performance enhancing drugs
    • Sport-related concussion: Public trust in a safe sporting system
  • Issue 21: June 2017

    Feature articles:

    • Governance is just a word for doing business better - 7 tips for good governance in sporting organisations
    • The mercy rule in children's sport - help of hindrance?
    • When under the microscope - how we express ourselves is important