Safeguarding Children Resources

Resource Kits

The following resource kits are intended to provide club administrators and parents/guardians with the tools they need to ensure a child-safe environment.

The resources have been developed in association with the Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) and are based on nationally recognised standards for the ACF Safeguarding Children program.

These resource kits are not meant to act as stand-alone documents. They are part of a bigger safeguarding children training campaign.

Club Posters

The following posters are free to download and have been developed in association with the Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) and are to be used to help promote a child-safe environment at your club.

They are not meant to act as stand-alone documents. They are part of a bigger safeguarding children training campaign.

Fact Sheets

The following fact sheets are free to download and have been developed in association with the Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF).

They are not meant to act as stand-alone documents. They are part of a bigger safeguarding children training campaign.

Learning Resources

Play by the Rules is a collaboration between the Australian Sports Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, all state and territory departments of sport and recreation, all state and territory anti-discrimination and human rights agencies, the Office of the Children’s Guardian (NSW), the Australian New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA) and the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW.

Play by the Rules provides information, resources, tools and free online training to increase the capacity and capability of administrators, coaches, officials, players, parents and spectators to assist them in preventing and dealing with discrimination, harassment, child safety, inclusion and integrity issues in sport.

Play by the Rules offers the following information and online courses: