Child Safe Standards

Committment Statement - AFL Victoria

AFL Victoria is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and well-being of children and young people in our care. We seek to promote and protect the rights of all children in our care and prevent abuse from occurring by fostering a child safe culture. All Victorian Leagues, Clubs & Associations that provide football to children and young people will present environments and experiences that always consider and put measures in place to ensure the safety of children.

Committment Statement - Ballarat Football Umpires Association 

The BFUA, in line with the AFL, is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in our care who access BFUA activities, programs, services or facilities.

We foster a ‘child safe’ culture.

All members are aware of the importance of fostering a child safe culture. Read more here: Keeping Everyone Safe in the BFUA

 

Working with Children Check (WWCC)

All members of the Ballarat Football Umpires Association (who are over 18, or who turn 18 during the calendar year) MUST have a valid / up to date Working With Children Check.

There are two types of checks

-Working (there is a cost for these, but if you have this one for your employment already, you do not need another one)
-Volunteer (free)

To be a member of the BFUA the minimum requirement is the volunteer check.

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