- What can I do?
To find out more information about the governance of your sport or to report any concerns or suspected breaches of the Fair Play Code :
- Contact your state sport organisation.
- Vicsport represents sport organisations in Victoria.
- Sport Integrity Australia provides national policy direction on integrity issues and is Australia’s anti-doping organisation.
- The Australian Sports Commission provides strategic guidance, leadership and funding for sports in Australia
Behaviour in sport
- How does the code affect me?
State sporting association and recreation body
Ensure the code is incorporated into a governance document. Establish complaint handling processes and sanctions for code breaches. Ensure all involved have access to, are aware of obligations and can exercise rights under, the code. Demonstrate code compliance to be eligible for Sport and Recreation Victoria funding.
Sport and recreation association - league and club
Check code compliance with any aligned state sporting association or recreation body. Adopt, promote, and establish processes to comply with and enforce, the code. Ensure members have access to and agree to abide by the code. Demonstrate code compliance to be eligible for Sport and Recreation Victoria funding.
Provide access to and encourage promotion of the code to member clubs and the local community. Ensure sport and recreation clubs who are tenants at a facility are code compliant to be eligible for Sport and Recreation Victoria funding.
Official or volunteer
Be informed about, abide by, promote and recognise compliance with, the code. Report a potential code breach to appropriate authorities.
Player or participant
Be informed about the implications of the code on participation, rights and obligations and abide by the code. Ask a club official about code implementation.
Educate children about the importance of demonstrating code behaviours and model these behaviours at all times. Be informed about what actions to take for a potential code breach.
Abide by the code when attending community sport and recreation, training and club sanctioned activities. Be informed about what actions to take for a potential code breach.
Member of the public
Abide by the code when attending community sport and recreation, training and club sanctioned activities. Be informed about what actions to take if involved in, or a witness to, a potential code breach.
- Meet our Fair Play ambassadors
The Victorian Government’s Fair Play Code – a code of conduct for sport and recreation in Victoria, outlines the standards of behaviour expected for everyone involved in sport and recreation.