Member Protection

Harassment or abuse in sport can have devastating effects not only for the individuals involved, but also for the sporting organisation. It can result in legal liability, low morale, higher turnover of volunteers and long-term damage to the club’s image and reputation.

To prevent these destructive and harmful outcomes from occurring, your club needs to implement and maintain practices and procedures which protect your club’s members – including athletes, administrators, coaches and judges - physically and emotionally from harassment.

There are a number of ways clubs can do this including: