14 October 2021 | Tennis Victoria

Clubs and Associations play a vital role in creating and maintaining a tennis environment where everyone can feel safe, especially children.

As part of our safeguarding children program, we’re launching a new education and awareness campaign called A Safer Game Plan.

You’re invited to attend one of our upcoming interactive training workshops which have been designed specifically for Coaches, Clubs and Officials. The online training session will help you clearly understand what your responsibilities are as a member of the tennis community when it comes to safeguarding children.


Dates and times of available workshops can be found below:

18 October 2021                            7:30pm – 8:30pm (Melbourne Time)

19 October 2021                            10:00am – 11:00am (Melbourne Time)

20 October 2021                            12:00pm – 1:00pm (Melbourne Time

20 October 2021                            6:30pm – 7:30pm (Melbourne Time)

21 October 2021                            6:30pm – 7:30pm (Perth Time)


All of these workshops can be accessed via Bounce. You can register here.


About the presenters

These workshops will be hosted by Tennis Australia Senior Integrity Officers Damien Morris and Louise Broadfoot.

Damien is a former Victoria Police Officer and is widely recognised as a subject matter expert in the investigation of sexual assault, child abuse and family violence. He has more than 25 years investigative experience and spent four years training detectives to respond to sexual assault, child abuse and strategies to manage registered sex offenders. He is an experienced basketball coach and director on the board of one of Australia’s biggest basketball associations.

Louise is a former Victorian and Queensland Police Officer with 20 years’ experience investigating and responding to domestic and family violence, sexual offences, child abuse, assaults, frauds and other criminal matters. Louise has represented Australia at the 2000 and 2005 Women’s Cricket World Cups. She is now a Level 2 cricket coach and a director on the board of Mackay Cricket.


Should you have any questions, or require any support in registering for these workshops please contact us via email at  [email protected], or call us on 1800 PLAYTENNIS (1800 752 983).