Child Safe Standards information session

In partnership with Indigo Shire Council, Sport North East invites local sporting clubs to a free information session about the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards and how your club can implement them.

By attending this interactive session, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the mandatory Standards and how you can apply them to create a culture that ensures all children feel physically, emotionally and culturally safe.

What: Child Safe Standards information session
When: Tuesday 27th November 2018
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Baarmutha Function Centre, Balaclava Rd, Beechworth
Register to attend here

Topics include:

  • the culture and leadership of your organisation
  • the policies you need
  • how to put together a code of conduct
  • recruit and train staff and volunteers
  • respond to and report suspected abuse
  • identify and remove risks
  • promote the participation and empowerment of the children in your club.

For further details please contact Penny at Sport North East at penny.townshend@thecentre.vic.edu.au or 03 5721 0252.

New child safe posters from Vicsport

New posters promoting child safety in sport have arrived!

As a sporting community, it is our duty of care to ensure children are safe playing sport. That’s why Vicsport has developed brand new posters for your club/organisation to pin up on the walls to show that you support child safety in sport.

Through the Vicsport website, there are three designs to choose from and available for direct download by following the links underneath each image. If you require a hard copy, contact the Vicsport office on (03) 9698 8100 to arrange postage. Click here to view and download the posters.

You can red more about the Child Safe Standards on the Vicsport website, as well as information and resources on child safety in sport for SSAs and RSAs, clubs, leagues and associations.

If you are looking for assistance with creating and implementing a Child Safe Standards policy at your club or organisation, contact the Sport North East office on (03) 5721 0200 or sportnortheast@thecentre.vic.edu.au