Administrators play a vital role in sport, particularly to reduce the potential for things to go wrong. Here, you can access resources to help you manage risks in your sport.
Coaches and officials are what make sport tick. They play a crucial role in helping keep sport safe, fair and inclusive. Here are a number of tools and resources to help you do just that.
If you are a player then you can make a huge contribution to making sport safe, fair and inclusive. Your behaviour influences others, not only your team mates, but everyone involved in sport.
As a parent you should be aware of your clubs responsibilities. At the same time you also have responsibilities and you can play a huge role in creating a safe environment for your child.
Participating in sport has many benefits: health, fitness, friendship and a sense of belonging. But these things don’t occur in a vacuum. Your club needs to provide a safe, fair and inclusive environment – on and off the field – and to ensure that you and your fellow players understand:
As a player you can expect your club to manage the risks associated with your sport. Yet you are also responsible for displaying positive behaviours. Such behaviours include:
If you feel unsafe or believe you’ve been treated unfairly contact your sport’s Member Protection Information Officer.
People participate in sport and recreation for many different reasons and they should be able to do so knowing that they’ll be safe from harassment and abuse and treated fairly with dignity and respect.
Regardless of your role in sport, you have a number of rights and responsibilities.
You have the right to:
You have the responsibility to contribute to safe and harassment-free sport by:
You can download the risk management strategies for players information sheet here.