Statement of Commitment

STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT TO CHILD PROTECTION

Dolphins Basketball club Incorporated is committed to child safety. 

We want children to be safe, happy and empowered. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers. 

We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. 

We have zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistntly.

We acknowledge a moral and legal obligation to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously. 

Our Club is committed to preventing child abuse and identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks. 

Our Club has a commitment to fullyadherring to Workingwith Children and Child sage Requirements 

We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, the cultural safety of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.

We have specific policies, procedures and training in place that support our leadership team, staff and volunteers to achieve these commitments. 

Our Children 

This policy is intended to empower children who are vital and active participants in our Club. We involve them when making decisions, especially about matters that directly affect them. We listen to their views and respect what they have to say. 

We strive to promote diversity and tolerance in our Club, and people from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds are welcome. In particular we aspire to:: 

▪ promote the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of Aboriginal children 

▪ promote the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds