Codes of Conduct and Policies

The Ringwood Little Athletics Centre is affiliated with Little Athletics Victoria and with this affiliation we expect all our members to comply with the LAVic Codes of Conduct and Policies. Appropriate action may be taken in the case of any breaches.

In the instance of a breach it must be reported to a Ringwood Little Athletics Centre Committee member in the first instance and recorded. The follow-up action will then be determined and communicated to all relevant parties upon receiving all facts relating to the breach.

Little Athletics Victoria will ensure that all athletes, coaches, spectators, parents, officials and administrators are not prone to sexual abuse, neglect, physical abuse or emotional abuse. They will ensure that all persons are included, protected and not discriminated against in any manner.  Little Athletics Victoria is registered as an Incorporated Association as protection for its Centres, Committees and its Members.

Good Governance of a centre includes the following groups complying with Code of Conduct and Policies for:

The Ringwood Little Athletics Centre Committee aims to:

  • Create a comfortable, safe & inclusive environment to encourage the involvement and participation of families
  • Advertise our Centre through the use of flyers, signage and word of mouth
  • Consider costs to allow as many people to participate
  • Control the business of the Centre by being focused on objectives of the LAVic Constitution
  • Implement a succession plan to assist members and administrators
  • Identify and manage any financial or non-financial risks of the Centre
  • Create a mandatory minimum checking standard to keep children safe by ensuring Working with Children Checks are in place

Little Athletics Victoria expects all members to comply with the Code of Conduct.

Appropriate action may be taken in the case of any breaches of the Code of Conduct. Little Athletics Victoria will ensure that all athletes, coaches, spectators, parents, officials and administrators are not prone to sexual abuse, neglect, physical abuse or emotional abuse. They will ensure that all persons are included, protected and not discriminated against in any manner.

Little Athletics Victoria is registered as an Incorporated Association as protection for its Centres, Committees and its Members.

The LA Vic Code of Conduct is available here.