The ARU Member Protection Policy reiterates Australian Rugby’s commitment to ensuring that every person involved in rugby is treated with respect and dignity, and is safe and protected from harassment, discrimination, bullying, abuse and other unfair or inappropriate conduct.
The Member Protection Policy is comprised of four sections:
Everyone involved in Rugby should familiarise themselves with the Member Protection Policy and the standards of behaviour expected of all participants.
This summary is not intended as a substitute for reading the ARU Member Protection Policy
If you need information, advice, to make a complaint or to raise a concern in relation to inappropriate behaviour in sport (such as harassment, discrimination or abuse), this chart may assist in working out who to contact and how. Start at the level (club, state or national) that the incident occurred.
Play by the Rules – Free Online Training Courses
Play by the Rules free online training is for coaches, administrators, officials, players, parents and spectators. The courses available include Child Protection, Harassment and Discrimination, Member Protection and Complaint Handling.
The ARU strongly encourages all coaches, administrators, officials, players, parents and spectators to visit the below website and complete the free online training course.
For more details about course visit the ASC Learning website https://learning.ausport.gov.au.
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