Happy New Year Sharks - Juniors, Womens and 5ths are back in action this week
Looking after our Kids
Washington Park Cricket Club recognises that children need special care and attention. As such, all Cricket organisations (including Washington Park Cricket Club) are committed to the protection and safety of children. We aim to protect the welfare of children involved in the sport of cricket by creating, implementing and complying with the following measures. In recognising the need for an emphasis to be placed on the safety of children in cricket, we are committed to:
We will, in addition to the above, also take reasonable steps to promote the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds as well as promoting the safety of children with a disability.
Washington Park Cricket Club has adopted Australian Cricket's policy for Safeguarding children and young people.This is a national policy adopted by all state and territory cricket associations and clubs. Our aim is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for all children and young people.
Prior to the start of each season, Washington Park Cricket Club holds a meeting of the Club Committee and formally adopts the Australian Cricket's policy for Safeguarding Children and Young People and, appoints a Child Safety Officer. The minutes of this meeting are included with the documents below. Our aim is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for all children and young people.
The Australian Cricket’s policy for is a national policy adopted by all state and territory cricket associations and clubs. In compliance with our responsibilities under this policy we make available for download the following documents:
All documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
Washington Park is committed to the principles of responsible alcohol management and has maintained a Level 3 accreditation as a Good Sports Club since 2011. Good Sports is a program run by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation and aims to build stronger communities by championing positive change and helping to create family-friendly and thriving sporting clubs.
As a requirement of the Level 3 accreditation the club has developed policies for the management of alcohol and smoking, healthy eating and drinking, sun protection and privacy. These policies are available at the links below: