Keeping Children Safe in Recreation & Sport

for ALL coaches, parents, and players!!

The FFSA wishes to remind members that paid and voluntary persons have a legal responsibility on mandated reporting of any suspicious child abuse or neglect based on reasonable grounds. This information booklet from the Office of Sport and Recreation explains the Child Protection Legislation, and roles of clubs, parents, volunteers and players.


Beginning Coaching General Principles

Australian Sports Commission

The course is aimed at first time and beginner coaches (eg. parents). The course contains five modules and will take approximately six hours to complete. There is assessment included within each module of the course. For more information visit The course is aimed at first time and beginner coaches (eg. parents). The course contains five modules and will take approximately six hours to complete. There is assessment included within each module of the course. For more information click here.

Child Protection in Sport

Australian Sports Commission

Children have a fundamental right to be safe from any form of abuse while involved in sport or associated activities. This is a legal requirement as well as a moral obligation. For more information click here.

Hot Weather Policy

The FFSA Hot weather policy, read more. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, download from here.

Competition Rules

The Junior Premier League Competition Rules, read more. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, download from here.