For a full list of national policies and guidelines, please visit the Tennis Australia website;
The national policies are also adopted by Tennis SA and include SA contact details below:
|Member Protection Policy||The policy has been developed as part of Tennis Australia’s ongoing commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of its members and participants. Member Protection is all about practices and procedures, which protect a sports organisation’s members including athletes, administrators, coaches and officials.
To lodge formal complaints in relation to bullying, harassment, discrimination or abuse, please contact the Tennis SA Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) to receive your complaint and facilitate appropriate administration.
Darren Sahb – telephone (08) 7224 8100 or email [email protected].
|Tennis Australia Anti-Doping Policy||In 2004 at the French Open, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) launched an anti-doping campaign in association with the Grand Slams. The purpose of the campaign was to warn the elite players of the dangers associated with the consumption of dietary supplements. The document below (PDF) is Tennis Australia’s Anti-Doping Policy.|
|Code of Behaviour||The new Code of behaviour replaces the ‘Events Disciplinary Policy’ that regulates behaviour breaches related to and during tournaments and weekly competitions in Australia. We are committed to protecting the integrity of tennis and ensuring we provide a healthy and positive environment for players to compete in. Improving the behaviour of players and spectators at tournaments and competitions is a major element of this. Find out more|
|Disciplinary Policy||This Policy applies to conduct and behaviour which is not otherwise captured by TA’s Code of Behaviour, Member Protection Policy or Anti-Doping Policy.|
|Safeguarding Children Guidelines||Tennis Australia (TA) and all Australian Tennis Organisations (ATOs) aim to provide children with a positive tennis experience and environment that promotes their physical, social and emotional wellbeing.
We expect you to adhere to the highest possible standards with respect to safeguarding children from abuse.
TA has developed these guidelines to identify and prevent behaviour which might be harmful to the children in our care.
|Transgender Inclusion Guidelines for Community Tennis||Tennis Australia (TA) and TA’s Member Associations (MAs) are committed to providing a safe, welcoming and inclusive sporting environment for everyone regardless of their differences. We are proud to promote equitable opportunities in tennis to ensure all people in Australia, including people who identify as Transgender, Gender Diverse or Non-Binary can participate in tennis without fear of stigmatisation or discrimination.|
View our Privacy Statement – http://www.tennis.com.au/privacy-statement
If you have a question or any concerns on privacy matters, please contact our Privacy Officer:
Telephone: (08) 7224 8100
|Extreme Weather Policy||The policy is designed to protect competitive tennis players from injury and illness that may result by playing tennis in extreme weather conditions.|
|Social Media Policy||Tennis Australia encourages the use of Social Media and recognises and appreciates the value of Social Media as a tool for the Australian tennis community to engage, communicate, learn, share and drive innovation. As Social Media is shared in the public realm, it is vital that the valuable public reputation of TA, Australian Tennis Organisations (ATO’s), sponsors and other TA stakeholders is protected.|
|Good Sports||Good Sports is a national initiative of the Australian Drug Foundation, it has been developed to help sporting clubs responsibly manage the sale and consumption of alcohol. In South Australia, the Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia will implement the program.The program aims to assist clubs provide a safe and responsible environment for players, members, families and supporters. It is not about banning alcohol sales or consumption but enhancing the important role clubs have in the community.|
|Harassment Free Sport||Every participant in sport, regardless of the role, has a right to be treated with respect, dignity and fairness, and to participate in an environment that is enjoyable and safe. Harassment, abuse and other forms of inappropriate behaviour in sport deny participants these rights.
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has developed a harassment free sport strategy to assist the sports industry address discrimination, abuse and other inappropriate behaviours by helping sports to create safe, respectful and harassment-free sport environments. For more information visit www.sportaus.gov.au or contact Tennis SA to organise an education session in your area.
|Working with Children||(1) Between 1 July 2012 and 31 December 2012 all new and existing volunteers working with children aged 7 or under must have a criminal history assessment done. (2) Between 1 January 2013 and 30 June 2013 all new and existing volunteers working with children aged less than 12 years or under must have a criminal history assessment done. (3) Between 1 July 2013 the same assessment is required for new and existing volunteers working with children aged 17 years or under. The details are to be found at www.decd.sa.gov.au/child-protection/child-safe-environments.|
|Online Payment Terms and Conditions||For the purchase of online tickets to Tennis SA events (E.g Legends’ Lunch or Annual Awards Night) please refer to the terms and conditions of payment.|