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The full listing of all Tennis SA policies include:

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.View Tennis Australia’s Member Protection policy.

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. Download the TA anti-doping policy 2015
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.Download the TA Disciplinary 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.

Privacy Policy View our Privacy Policy – http://www.tennis.com.au/privacy

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:

CEO
Tennis South Australia
PO Box 43
NORTH ADELAIDE SA 5006

Telephone: (08) 7224 8100
Fax: (08) 8212 6518
Email: [email protected]

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.

> View the Extreme Weather Policy

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.

> Download the Tennis Australia Social Media Policy

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 on the ASC’s harassment free sport policy visit www.ausport.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.